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Lutheran Hillside Village

Lutheran Hillside Village

Peoria Illinois

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Lutheran Hillside Village
6901 N. Galena Rd.
Peoria, IL 61614 (map)
309.692.4600

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Compassionate Long Term Care
Right Here in Peoria

When you or a loved one needs 24-hour nursing care, your mind turns to thoughts of comfort, quality, and care.

Here in Lutheran Hillside Village‘s care center in Peoria, IL 61614, our residents retain as much independence as possible in a warm, welcoming environment that encourages choice, flexibility, and a sense of community.

Our daily room rate covers a comprehensive array of services, including a personalized care plan, 24-hour nursing services, and a wide range of therapies. Find out how affordable peace of mind can be — call 309.689.2326 or e-mail us today!

 

skilled nursing Peoria IllinoisWhat We Offer

At Lutheran Hillside Village, we employ a person-centered philosophy of care. That means our staff members dedicate themselves to customizing the care experience to the wishes and needs of each individual resident.

Far from the sterile, clinical trappings of traditional nursing homes, our community is committed to creating real homes for our residents. That means building environments specially designed to suit their needs. Creating flexible staff schedules to better fit the rhythms and routines of each resident. And getting to know and cherish our residents as the unique individuals they are.

Specifically designed around spaces where daily life happens, our private and companion rooms provide opportunities for excellent 24-hour professional nursing care.

 

Services and Amenities

Our Care Center‘s private and companion rooms provide all the comforts of home, plus so much more.

We offer:

  • Private and companion rooms..
  • Exceptional 24-hour health care, including a state-of-the-art therapy department.
  • Three meals prepared daily.
  • Warm, comfortable surroundings.
  • A spa, and a hair salon/barber shop.
  • Medication assistance.
  • Housekeeping and laundry services.
  • A full calendar of recreational, educational, and spiritual programs.
  • A faith-inspired community with dedicated chaplains and spiritual services

For our residents’ comfort and convenience, physical, occupational, and speech therapies are available on-site through our REACH Wellness program.

Personal care programs are available and tailored to meet each resident’s individual needs.

 

retirement home Peoria IllinoisOur Promise To You

As part of Lutheran Senior Services, Lutheran Hillside Village is backed by one of the largest, most financially stable not-for-profit senior care networks in the country. With a 157-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.

Lutheran Hillside VillageWe look forward to showing you our beautiful campus here in Peoria. At Lutheran Hillside Village, we’re more than a retirement home — we’re a community of close friends.

 

The Lifestyle at
Lutheran Hillside Village

What does a fulfilling lifestyle look like in Lutheran Hillside Village’s care center? That’s entirely up to each individual we serve. We’re here to customize the care experience to suit every resident’s unique preferences.

 

Recreation at “The Village”

Our recreation team designs a unique and varied calendar of events each month, with an eye toward emphasizing the familiar and maintaining mental and physical activity.

There’s always something happening at Lutheran Hillside Village, from exercise classes to discussion groups, from movie nights to bus rides off campus. And if you ever find something that’s not on the calendar, let us know! We’re always looking for new ideas.

 

Dining at “The Village”

One of the most popular features of life at Lutheran Hillside Village is our fabulous on-site dining. Our attentive dining services staff is always ready to assist our residents! In our care center, residents can enjoy three meals a day in our beautifully appointed dining room, with meal plans included in their service fee.

 

Plenty of Fun Just Around the Corner

Located in the heart of Peoria, Illinois, Lutheran Hillside Village is just a short drive from everywhere. Peoria and its neighboring communities offer a wealth of attractions and medical facilities. Click below to see what Peoria and its sister cities have to offer.

Stories

Welcome to Lutheran Hillside Village

 

From Visitor to Patient to Satisfied Resident

 

 

John and Jean Lynn

LHV_JohnLynnStoriesTabNot every mother can tell her friends that her son’s occupation is “adventurer”. But Jean Lynn can.
A resident of Lutheran Hillside Village (LHV), Jean gets a visit from her son John almost every day, despite the fact that his chosen career takes him away from their native Peoria quite often. A self-described “plodder, pedaler, and paddler,” John Lynn makes a living presenting slideshow lectures about his travels across America and the British Isles on foot, by bicycle, or in a canoe.
“It all started with my parents,” John says. “They took me to a lot of Civil War battlefields, presidents’ homes, state capitols, national parks…I saw a lot as a kid.” As a result, John developed what you might call a bad case of wanderlust. “I owe my Mom quite a bit. She was a teacher, and while I don’t consider myself an educator, I do try to teach people something. I got that from her.”
And one of the places John’s always happy to return to is Lutheran Hillside Village.
“We’ve been very impressed with LHV,” he says. “The people here are really caring, and that’s been great for Mom. She’s content here. And, plus, it’s handy for me—it’s just down the road. It’s so easy for me to just bop over for five minutes when she needs me.”

 

 

Bill Roger

BillRogerStoriesTabBill Roger first picked up a deer rifle when he was 10 years old. Now 89 years old, he bagged a wild boar in Florida last April, a buck in Illinois in November, and he’s planning further trips for the new year.
“I’ve always been an outdoorsman,” Bill says. “I hunt deer, doves, ducks, and geese. I go fly fishing. Plus, I love nature photography. If it’s outdoors, I’m there.”
But some of his favorite stomping grounds are close to home. (Which is good, because hunting locally means he can make it to more Bradley basketball games.)
So when his wife Marilyn began to need memory care, the Rogers decided to make the move to Lutheran Hillside Village. It kept them close to family, friends, and all the activities they’d always loved. “They just do a great job here,” Bill says. “The people are super friendly, and they just treat you with the utmost respect.”

 

 

nursing homes IllinoisGreetings!

Welcome to Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria! Our residents have decided to join hundreds of older adults who have chosen the active, purpose-driven lifestyle offered in our village. People are friendly here, and residents don’t take long to get acquainted, often becoming fast friends in no time at all. Others have enjoyed renewing relationships with folks they’ve known over the years. A remark often heard is, “We truly are a family here.” Once new residents settle in, we encourage them to get involved in the many activities and volunteer opportunities available here.

As a continuum of care retirement community, Lutheran Hillside Village offers all levels of care. Lifestyle options include residential living for active, independent seniors; Samaritan Place assisted living services for people with physical difficulties; and Bethel Place assisted living services for those with early- to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease and other related memory impairments. Lutheran Home is Medicare and Medicaid certified and provides short- and long-term skilled nursing services, including a dedicated neighborhood for those with mid- to late-stage memory loss.

We hope to see you at Lutheran Hillside Village soon. We look forward to getting to know you better!

Shelly Heiden
Executive Director

 

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Shelly Heiden
Lutheran Hillside Village Executive Director
ph 309.689.9675
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A native-Peorian, Shelly Heiden joined Lutheran Hillside Village (LHV) in October 2015 as Executive Director. Her past experience includes over twenty years of management experience managing a local non-profit organization. She has a BS degree and an MBA, both from Bradley University and is a graduate of the Peoria Area Community Leadership School. She is involved in several community organizations, including the Rotary Club of Peoria and the Junior League of Peoria.

Sarah Kaufman
Sarah Kaufmann
Director of Assisted Living
ph 309.689.9658
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Sarah Kaufmann graduated from Western Illinois University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Therapeutic Recreation. Throughout college, she worked in the dining and activities departments of a long term care facility. Right out of college she worked as an Activity Director for a few years in the Rockford area. Then, she returned to the Peoria area and worked in addiction recovery as a recreation therapist. Prior to coming to LHV, she spent nearly 10 years with the Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association developing programs and camps for individuals with disabilities.

Michelle Pollard
Michelle Pollard
Care Center Administrator
ph 309.683.1264
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Michelle Pollard is the Care Center Administrator with over 12 years of experience in senior living as a Practical Nurse and a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Michelle believes that helping others is her true calling especially when it comes to the faith-inspired mission of LSS of “Older Adults Living Life to the Fullest.” When she’s not at Lutheran Hillside Village, Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband and 4 children playing basketball, baseball, gardening, and visiting zoos across the Midwest.

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Mark Shoopman
Director of Dining Services
ph 309.683.1281
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Mark Shoopman is a Certified Executive Chef through the American Culinary Federation, a Certified Food and Beverage Executive by the American Hotel and Motel Association, and a Certified Professional Ice Sculptor and competition judge at a national level. In addition, Mark was elected “Chef of the Year” for two consecutive years by the Heart of Illinois Professional Chefs Association. Coming from a comprehensive background in international hotel and restaurant management, Mark is fully trained in American and European Cuisines.

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Phil King
Senior Director of Development - Illinois
ph 309.683.1298
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Phil is a native of Peoria Heights and attended Illinois Central College and Bradley University, earning a bachelor of science degree in business administration. He has served at Lutheran Hillside Village for over 28 years in various positions and currently leads the Lutheran Hillside Village Foundation. A long-time member of the Lutheran community, Phil fosters relationships with all 23 of LHV’s covenant congregations. He lives in Chillicothe and has two children and four grandchildren.

Tricia LeMaire
Tricia LeMaire
Director of Nursing (RN)
ph 309.689.2129
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Trish LaMaire always knew that she wanted to be a nurse. Having her BSN in nursing from Northwestern State in Louisiana as well as ACLS and BLS certified, Trish loves taking care of people and teaching the next generation of new nurses. She loves in Chillicothe, IL with her husband, son, and two dogs.

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Allison Marlow
Senior Living Counselor
ph 309.689.2326
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Allison earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Western Michigan University and a Master’s of Education degree with concentrations in administration and special education from Michigan State University. A native of Saint Joseph, Michigan, she taught eight years at the elementary level in various subjects before moving to Illinois with her family. Prior to joining the marketing team at Lutheran Hillside Village in January 2014, she was a representative for a national hospice company.

Denise Durst
Denise Durst
Senior Living Counselor
ph 309.689.9610
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Denise has a degree in Nursing, and has worked in the hospitals for 2 years and then in home health for 10 years. She spent 5 years serving as the Director of Education and Patient Family Services at the Alzheimer’s Association. While there she won a national award for a program to educate both Preschool and school age children about Alzheimer’s through puppetry. Denise joined LHV in December of 2014. She has 4 sons, 1 daughter, and 4 grandchildren.

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Sandy Vogel
Health Services Counselor
ph 309.689.2326
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Sandy is a 1983 graduate of Illinois Central College. She is from Morton, Illinois. Sandy has 25 years of experience in Surgery and was a member of the Organ Procurement team with the Musculoskeletal Tissue Foundation. She has six years of experience in Marketing and Admissions, prior to joining the LSS team. She joined the LHV team in September of 2014 and is excited to be part of such a dynamic team.

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Pastor Patrick Monroe
Chaplain
ph 309.589.8590
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Pastor Pat is one of two chaplains at Lutheran Hillside Village (LHV). He began his ministry as a weekend chaplain at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in May of 1995 and became full-time in September of that year. In March 2002 he began working at the Lutheran Home every other weekend, after being consecrated as a Diaconal Minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Pat received his BA from Sangamon State University, which later became the University of Illinois at Springfield, an MA in theology and philosophy from Lincoln Christian Seminary in Lincoln, IL and his Master of Divinity in Pastoral Care and Counseling also from LCS. Chaplain Monroe is Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Illinois and a Diplomat in the American Psychotherapy Association. He and his wife Sandy, have four children and six grandchildren. They enjoy traveling and will have visited all 50 states and four countries by the middle of 2017, the Lord willing. Pastor Pat and Sandy enjoy photography, rock hounding, and walks along the ocean.

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Chaplain Jeffrey Harter
Chaplain
ph 309.692.4600
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Chaplain Jeff Harter received his Master’s Degree of Divinity from Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, IN. He has served as a health care chaplain in long term care, hospital, and hospice settings since 1994 and began working at Lutheran Senior Services in 2016. Jeff is a board certified member of the Association of Professional Chaplains since 2001. He is married to Dianne and as one son, two daughters, one grandson, and two granddaughters.

elder care IL 61614Volunteering:
Giving A Gift of Time

At Lutheran Hillside Village, service-minded individuals find many opportunities to give of their time and talents. We match each volunteer with residents and their families depending upon skills, interests, and availability.

Volunteering can include any number of activities, including:

  • Clerical work
  • Assistance with resident activities
  • Support for special events and fundraisers

If you are interested in volunteering at Lutheran Hillside Village, click here to email our volunteer coordinator.

 

Giving a Gift of Treasure

A member community of Lutheran Senior Services, Lutheran Hillside Village is a not-for-profit organization built on financial stability and sound stewardship. We invite you to support us in our mission of service by making a gift through the Lutheran Hillside Village Foundation.

Your help will advance our Christian mission of honoring and cherishing those we serve. Your gift will be used to directly help older adults living life to the fullest.

So make your legacy part of the Lutheran Hillside Village legacy - give today or contact our stewardship director for free and confidential advice about how your gift can help others.

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For More Information, Call...

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Phil King
Director of Stewardship
ph 309.683.1298
PKing@LSSLiving.org

Phil King has been on the staff at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria, Illinois for 20 years. He has served as Development Director, Marketing Director, and most recently as Director of Stewardship. He has a bachelor's degree in business management from Bradley University. Phil and his wife Marcia have two children and four grandchildren.

24 hour senior careMoving In

Making the move to a senior living community is an investment in your own peace of mind. Our health services counselor is always ready to help you explore your options.

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Pricing

Costs for skilled nursing are assessed on a daily basis. For specific pricing, contact our health services counselor by calling 309.689.2326 or by email.

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