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A Christmas Message from John Kotovsky

“And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great […]

Easter Seals Volunteers Support Recycling Effort

Visit the Home Office of Lutheran Senior Services mid-morning on a Tuesday and you will have the pleasure of being in the company of 4-5 volunteers from Easter Seals Midwest. They arrive on a mission – to make certain our employees keep the recycling loop closed by recycling everything we can! With tubs and carts […]

Sharing Who They Were…So We Can Understand Who They Are

For all of the residents we serve at LSS, and especially for those living with dementia, knowing their life story is a key to providing a home where they can live a life full of meaning and purpose. Andrea Hudson, Care Companion on Mississippi Landing, a household at Meramec Bluffs for residents living with dementia, […]


The 2016 Affordable Housing “Bowling for Wellness” event is going to be something that you do NOT want to miss!! The entire bowling alley (52 lanes) has been reserved and we are looking to fill each and every one of them with those teams that are looking for revenge from the 2015 event or just […]

#GivingTuesday and 157 years in ministry!

On December 1, Lutheran Senior Services celebrates its 157th year in ministry! That’s 157 years of living out our faith-based mission – Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest. The mission of LSS has expanded to include 11 Affordable Housing Communities, 8 Continuing Care Retirement Communities, 1 Assisted Living Community, Home and Community Based Services […]

Help LSS for free with Amazon Smile!

Who doesn’t love Amazon, especially when it comes to holiday shopping? Now when you shop, you can help the causes you care about, like Lutheran Senior Services Benevolent Care! It’s easy! Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you […]

Volunteer Profile: John Cook, Richmond Terrace Men’s Group

It’s no mystery that male residents are outnumbered in our senior communities and we have to be intentional about keeping our activities appealing for both men and women. It can be challenging, but not impossible if you keep working at it. Chanta Scott, Director of Lifestyle Enrichment at Richmond Terrace did just this and put […]

Lutheran Senior Services Celebrates Veterans

“Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.” – Michel de Montaigne Lutheran Senior Services thanks all those who are a part of our armed forces. Their sacrifice, commitment, and courage are an example and we have much to be thankful for because of them. Throughout the week of […]

Lutheran Women Missionary League “Gifts from the Heart”

A gift from the heart can be deeply impactful, sometimes creating a ripple effect of love and generosity. For the Lutheran Women Missionary League (LWML), their recent “Gifts from the Heart” to Affordable Housing residents at Lutheran Senior Services was especially touching. The Lutheran Women Missionary League supports mission projects and missionaries all over the […]

Volunteer Profile: Kathy Ryan

Nearly two years ago, Kathy Ryan offered her experience in customer service to make reminder calls to Living Safe Technologies clients who have our fall alert system or Button. “The calls are an important aspect of our program and set us apart from others. Through them, we stay informed about changing needs and are able […]