Category Archives: Blog

Tee Off with LSS Benevolent Care 2016 Golf Tournament

Thank you to all those who participated in the 2016 LSS Golf Tournament! We had an incredible day out on the course with you. Even more so, we were incredibly humbled by the outpouring of support. From sponsors, to participants, to volunteers, we are so thankful for the community that has rallied around Benevolent Care […]

Senior Connections featured in Saint Louis Community News!

Senior Connections was recently featured on the front page of Saint Louis Community News! We’d like to take this time to thank all of our volunteers for taking time out of their scheduled to spend with seniors. You can read the article here.

The Story of the Fourth of July

The Declaration of Independence We celebrate American Independence Day on the Fourth of July every year. We think of July 4, 1776, as a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. But July 4, 1776 wasn’t the day that the Continental Congress […]

Medicare and Medicaid Upgrade Mason Pointe From Two to Four Stars!

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have upgraded its overall quality rating of Mason Pointe Senior Living Community from two stars to four stars out of a possible five since Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) purchased the community on February 1, 2016. This above average quality rating includes stringent health inspection, safety, staffing, and quality measures. […]

Groundbreaking ceremony at Lenoir Woods

Lenoir Woods Senior Living Community in Columbia, Missouri held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, celebrating the construction of the Edgewood Apartments. Current residents, future residents, and guests attended to witness the continuation of the history and vision of Lenoir Woods. “History is all about honoring those who come before us. Vision is about those who will […]

Breeze Park Resident Elsie Fruend Wins Senior Service Award

Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder has named Elsie Fruend, a resident of Breeze Park Senior Living in St. Charles, as a winner of the 2016 Lieutenant Governor’s Senior Service Award. Lt. Governor Kinder presented the award on May 4 at a ceremony in the House Lounge of the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City. Fruend is […]

Paul Ogier Named Health Care CFO of the Year

Congratulations to Paul Ogier, LSS Chief Financial Officer. The St. Louis Business Journal recognized him for his significant contribution to the lives of older adults, naming him Health Care CFO of the Year. “Paul has an incredible heart for our ministry and serving older adults,” said John Kotovsky, president and CEO of LSS. “A lot […]

That 80s Concert

Thank you to all those who were a part of the Don’t Stop Believing’ 80s Concert benefiting Project Wellness. Through the rocking’ and rad event featuring That 80s Band, we were able to raise funds to help low-income adults take control of their health. See some of the great picture below from the event and […]

As population ages, planners say St. Louis region needs more services for seniors

From the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Officials say a demographic wave, a surge of older people, has already started to hit shore in St. Louis and the region needs to prepare. Until 2030, the number of people 65 years or older in St. Louis is projected to increase by 15,000 every year. In the next […]

David Knocke Named Executive Director at Heisinger Bluffs

DAVID KNOCKE, FACHE, NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE HEISINGER BLUFFS AND ST. JOSEPH BLUFFS SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITIES IN JEFFERSON CITY St. Louis, Mo., May 3, 2016 – Lutheran Senior Services has named David Knocke, FACHE, as Executive Director of the Heisinger Bluffs and St. Joseph Bluffs senior living communities in Jefferson City effective May 23, […]