About St. Andrew's Resources for Seniors System
A non-profit, faith-based organization

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We Help Families Worry Less™

For nearly 60 years, St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors System, a faith-based, a not-for-profit organization, has been the place where seniors, their families, and their caregivers find answers. Whether it’s occasional help that allows a senior to remain independent at home, a comfortable retirement residence that feels like home, a caring assisted living or skilled nursing community, or even short-term Medicare Rehabilitation, St. Andrew’s can provide whatever you need. We help families find and access the support they need and, most importantly, we help them Worry Less®.

Let us be Your Trusted Guide™.

St. Andrew's Vision & Mission

St. Andrew's vision, a society where all elders are respected, productive, secure, and fulfilled, begins with our mission to enable elders and their caregivers through choices and options to Worry Less.

About Senior Care by St. Andrew's in St. Louis County

St. Andrew's Resident-First Approach Our Core Philosophy

We honor each person’s uniqueness and dignity and believe our mission will bring vitality throughout the life of elders.

We understand our society’s elder service system is complex and remain committed to our skill of providing the most appropriate choices and options in service and support that will bring confidence and peace of mind to those we serve.

We are committed to being on the “cutting edge” in innovative, holistic programs and services that are quality driven, ethical, cost-efficient and elder centered.

We are committed to our faith based tradition of service which inspires us to honor our commitments and to the best of our ability serve regardless of religious affiliation or ability to pay.

Our leadership team

Mary Alice Ryan


St. Andrew's expert staff is led by President/CEO Mary Alice Ryan, nationally known for her expertise and innovation in senior housing and services. Ms. Ryan is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of Leading Age, a charitable organization focused on education, advocacy, and applied research with over 6,000 not-for-profit members serving millions of older adults.

St. Andrew's Chief Operations Officer Tyler Troutman

Tyler Troutman COO

Tyler Troutman, Chief Operations Officer

St. Andrew's Chief Development Officer Linda Sanders

Linda Sanders CDO

Linda Sanders, Chief Development Officer

St. Andrew's Chief Financial Officer Joseph Girardi

Joseph Girardi CFO

Joseph Girardi, Chief Financial Officer

  • Board of Directors
  • Rev. Dr. Richard Ellerbrake
    Chair, Retired
  • Lisa Bernstein
    Vice Chair, Principal Health Solutions
  • Rev. Dr. Kevin P. Gregory
    Secretary, St. John UCC - Manchester
  • William Broderick, III
    Treasurer, Retired
  • Ralph H. Thaman, Jr.
    Immediate Past Chair, Retired
  • Mary Alice Ryan
    President & CEO

  • Honorary Board Members

  • Blanche Touhill, Ph.D.
  • Douglas H. Wilton
  • Directors

  • Karen Branding
    Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Rev. Dr. Richard W. Brandon
  • Donna J. Dollgener
  • Tara L. Dunlap
    Washington University
  • Robert P. Elsperman
    Tarlton Corporation
  • M. Robert Hill, M.D.
    Southwest Medical Center
  • Rev. Dr. Craig Howard
    Standing Member, Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy
  • Leo H. MacDonald, Jr.
    Carmody MacDonald P.C.
  • Jefferson L. Miller, Jr.
    Standing Member, Marketing Consultant
  • Rev. Cedric A. Portis, Sr.
    Third Presbyterian Church
  • The Rt. Rev. George Wayne Smith
    Standing Member, Episcopal Diocese of Missouri
  • Mary A.T. Tillman, M.D.
  • B. Harry Wilson

Our affiliated churches

St. Andrew's Volunteer Opportunities in St. Louis

Volunteer Opportunities through St. Andrew's

St. Andrew's is a St. Louis-based non-profit organization looking for motivated, caring volunteers to enrich our residents' lives.

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