Laclede Groves (map)
723 S. Laclede Station Rd.
St. Louis, MO 63119
REACH Short Stay: Where Webster Groves
Goes for Rehabilitation Care
It’s a comprehensive approach to recovery and rehabilitation following a qualifying hospital stay. It’s teamwork dedicated to maximizing your ability. And it’s right here at Laclede Groves in Webster Groves, MO 63119.
Our Medicare certified REACH Short Stay program provides the optimal context for REACHing your potential in an environment where you can work hard and rest well.
Here, you can actively progress toward increased capability and strength. Our experienced team will work with you and your family to define your goals and prepare a personalized plan of action.
Call 314.446.2370 or e-mail us today to learn more!
REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation at Laclede Groves offers all the comforts of home, plus so much more. Our companion rooms are equipped with flatscreen TVs and phones. Here, you’ll find comfortable surroundings including living rooms, verandas, and dining areas, with a spa and beauty/barber shop available nearby.
- Interdisciplinary expertise from a team that includes licensed nursing, therapy, nutritional management, social services, and spiritual care.
- Physical, occupational, and speech therapy provided according to your plan of care.
- A therapy room dedicated to short-term rehabilitation to help you practice daily activities.
- A focus on improving activities of daily living to your highest potential.
- Licensed nursing care as well as medication assistance.
- A wireless urgent call system for convenient access to medical help.
- Transportation service for doctors visits.
- Diverse social, cultural, and educational services year round.
- Massage therapy services available.
- Beautiful countryside surroundings.
- Superb dining services with options to fit your lifestyle.
- A faith-inspired community with a full-time chaplain and spiritual services.
REACH Short Stay is Medicare-certified and delivers the same level of exceptional, person-centered care found throughout Laclede Groves. From delicious meals to individualized attention, our staff is dedicated to getting to know you and meeting your needs, no matter how long or short your stay.
Here, we provide:
- Pain management
- Neurological rehabilitation
- Orthopedic rehabilitation
- Fall management and balance training
- Home management skills
- Home safety assessment
- Dysphasia (communication) therapy
- Dysphagia (swallowing) therapy
- Cognitive therapy
- Urinary incontinence and pelvic floor retraining
- Edema control
Just a Few of the Communities We Serve
Laclede Groves’s REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation program serves individuals throughout the St. Louis region and beyond. Nearby municipalities who turn to Laclede Groves first for short stay rehab include…
- Webster Groves, MO 63119
- Shrewsbury, MO 63119
- Crestwood, MO 63126
- Affton, MO 63123
- Kirkwood, MO 63122
- Clayton, MO 63105
Our Promise To You
As part of Lutheran Senior Services, Laclede Groves is backed by one of the largest, most financially stable not-for-profit senior care networks in the country. With a 150-year tradition of excellence, we set out to create the highest quality Continuing Care Retirement Communities possible, with a full array of personalized features to customize the retirement living experience for each person.
Recreation at the Groves
Our recreation team designs a unique and varied calendar of events each month, with an eye toward promoting physical activity and helping you enjoy your downtime while you work toward your goals.
There’s always something happening at Laclede Groves, and if there’s ever something you want to do that’s not on the calendar, let us know! We’re always looking for new ideas.
Dining at the Groves
One of the most popular features of life at Laclede Groves is our fabulous dining services program. Residents in our REACH neighborhood enjoy three meals a day prepared on-site in our household kitchen. Our attentive staff is always ready to assist you!
Welcome to Laclede Groves! We offer seniors an active lifestyle and the peace of mind that comes with knowing that help is available if you need it. Located in Webster Groves, Missouri, our personal services and on-site conveniences allow you to lead a maintenance-free lifestyle. When you arrive at Laclede Groves, you’ll feel right at home. As part of the Lutheran Senior Services family of communities, we combine a faith-based approach and a respect and dignity for all who call Laclede Groves home. Whether you or your loved one is looking for a maintenance-free, independent living apartment or patio home or requires additional assistance, Laclede Groves is the senior living community to select. This is a place where friendships develop and residents feel secure so they can live life to the fullest. Please contact us with questions or to set up a time to visit. We look forward to meeting you!
Members of our Team
Laclede Groves Executive Director
As the Executive Director for Laclede Groves, Valerie Cooper has more than 13 years of experience in the field of senior health care and living. She joined Lutheran Senior Services in 2002. She has a bachelor’s degree in human environmental studies from Southeast Missouri State University and a master’s degree in gerontology from Webster University. She lives in Crestwood, Missouri with her husband Andrew Meier and two sons.
Independent Living Administrator
As the Administrator of Independent Living at Laclede Groves, Roxanne Hinkle has over 25 years’ experience in senior care. Roxanne joined Lutheran Senior Services in 2005. A Certified Aging Services Professional, she has a bachelor’s degree in social work and psychology from Southeast Missouri State University.
Lutheran Convalescent Home Administrator
As the Administrator of Lutheran Convalescent Home, Julie Collins has seven years of experience in senior care. She has a bachelor’s degree in recreational therapy from the University of Missouri, a graduate certificate in mission leadership from the Aquinas Institute, two master’s degrees (in public relations and business administration) from Webster University, and accreditation as a Certified Aging Services Professional (CASP). She lives in Overland, Missouri.
Laclede Commons Administrator
As the Administrator of Laclede Commons Angie Wilson has nearly 20 years experience with seniors. A member of the Laclede Groves team since 2006, Angie received her nursing education from Washington School of Nursing in Washington, MO. She lives in St. Clair, MO.
Senior Living Counselor
Tom Zaretzky joined Lutheran Senior Services in 2006. As a Senior Living Counselor for Laclede Groves, he enjoys helping seniors to discover the many worry-free living options available at our 64-acre community in Webster Groves. As a continuing care community, Laclede Groves offers a full continuum of services, from gracious patio homes and spacious apartment homes to residential care to skilled nursing. Give Tom a call to schedule a personal visit. Currently, Tom lives in South County with his wife Leigh Ann, two sons Benjamin and Jacob, Nora the Pug, and Ginger the Cat.
Health Services Counselor
Laclede Groves' Health Services Counselor Jennifer Ronzio has been with Lutheran Senior Services since 2005, when she joined LSS' Outreach Social Services program. A south St. Louis county native with a passion for serving older adults, Jennifer graduated from Mizzou with a bachelor's degree in sociology. She loves being a mom to her two kids.
Tina Valentine is an adult nurse practitioner with over 25 years’ experience in health care with the most recent 10 years of experience in the nurse practitioner role. She has clinical experience in various settings including health clinics, hospitals, hospice, and geriatric care communities. She graduated in 2000 from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with dual certification as an adult and family nurse practitioner. While attending SIUE, she also completed her certification in gerontology and was the recipient of the Vernice Williams Excellence in Gerontology Award. She has enjoyed working in the academic field with students and has been a public speaker on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia care. Tina resides in Columbia, Illinois, with her husband Ken and two sons.
Manager of Dining Services at Laclede Oaks, Carole Gibbar has been employed with Lutheran Senior Services since March of 2002. Previous to this position, Carole’s expertise was in the restaurant business, including private clubs, learning all aspects of the “back of the house,” in addition to outside catering events. Managing menus and inventing new food interests was the impetus for an ever expanding culinary base. St. Louis Community College at Forest Park and CIA in Napa Valley, California were the two schools of knowledge that lead her to this career.
Laclede Groves Chaplain Rev. Darryl Anderson graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary in Springfield, Illinois. Formerly a special education teacher, Rev. Anderson has completed four units of Clinical Pastoral Education. He has experience in ministering to the mentally handicapped and spent several years in Minnesota. He has been with Lutheran Senior Services for more than a decade.
Director of Human Resources
With degrees in finance, human resources, and communications, Nichole Nichols began her executive career in New Orleans, where she opened a satellite office for Basic, Inc. A highlight of her tenure at Basic was the acquisition of a $2.5 million grant to expand her office’s program. In 2007, she was hired as the generalist of human resources for Laclede Groves; six months later she was named the director of her department. Today, she is a member of Lutheran Senior Services’ Emerging Leadership Program for outstanding future executives.
Costs for REACH Short Stay Rehabilitation are assessed on a daily basis. For specific pricing, contact our health services counselor by calling 314.446.2370 or by email.
Some costs for our health care services can be covered by Medicare, managed care, or private insurance.