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Welcome New Patriot Residents

Concordia Village opened its new Patriot building to new residents on October 7. With 67 new independent living apartments with underground parking, this two-year construction project had new residents anxiously awaiting its completion. “My husband and I moved in on November 4 and it has been wonderful,” said Sue Brown. “Everyone here, the staff and […]

Festivity In The Air

A party amongst new friends is a party remembered. For those who are prospective future residents of Lutheran Hillside Village, the Christmas season began with a festive celebration. “For those who are interested in becoming a part of the Lutheran Hillside Village community, we love to host parties that bring people together who one day […]

Celebrating the Season

A party amongst new friends is a party remembered. For those who are prospective future residents of Lenoir Woods, the Christmas season began with a festive celebration. “For those who are interested in becoming a part of the Lenoir Woods community, we love to host parties that bring people together who one day could be […]

A Glowing Evening

Strolling through the garden lanes, residents from Breeze Park enjoyed the stunning visual installations at the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Garden Glow. The third annual Garden Glow featured a million lights surrounding visitors with a spectacle of unique installations amid some of the Garden’s most iconic locations. Martha Cook, a new resident of Breeze Park, loved […]

Boeing Employees Community Fund Awards Grant to Senior Connections Program

St. Louis, Missouri – October 12, 2015 – The Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis (ECF) recently awarded Senior Connections, a program of Lutheran Senior Services, with a sizable program expansion grant. The Senior Connections program connects friendly visiting volunteers with seniors for consistent, weekly visits of one hour or more. Sometimes, those volunteers […]

Volunteer Profile: Mike Mulholland – Spreading Joy Through Music!

When Mike retired from Anheuser Busch he had a goal of staying healthy and active. He knew that to accomplish that goal, he should find a meaningful volunteer activity. As luck would have it, he was introduced to the Senior Connections program while at an Ethical Society event and thought he would attend training to […]

3 Things To Know This Week: October 19th

No 2016 Social Security Benefits Increase; Medicare Premium Spikes for Some It’s official: Not only will almost 65 million Social Security recipients not get a cost-of-living increase next year, millions of Medicare beneficiaries will see their premiums for doctor visits and outpatient care go up by more than 50 percent unless the government intervenes. Read […]

Partner Profile: St. Louis County CORE

A community is stronger when we come together — sharing expertise, passion, and a commitment to helping those around us. St. Louis County CORE (County Older Resident Program) has provided quality service to Saint Louis County residents age 60 and over since 1975. Targeting the primary needs of older adults through programs and opportunities such […]

3 Things to Know This Week: October 12

  Tripped Up By A Bug: Infection May Cause Falls A new study reported at IDWeek, the meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and related groups, found that unsuspected infections may be the cause of falls, rather than tripping or fainting. Read more … Weather Cuts Into Pumpkin Crop It’s pumpkin-selling season, and […]

Volunteer Profile: Ice Cream Parlor Scoop-masters

Ice Cream: (n) a delicious treat that produces lots of smiles and connects people at Laclede Groves! Thanks to the generosity of The Lutheran Convalescent Home Auxiliary, residents, visitors and employees can smile ear-to-ear while enjoying this cold treat three afternoons each week. The Auxiliary provides the dessert and supplies while more than two dozen […]