The home health agency celebrated its 10th anniversary, with a gathering that included the agency’s employees, leadership from Bethesda Health Group and St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors System, and, of course, cake!
Deni O’Malley, Director of St. Andrews & Bethesda Home Health, shared statistics from the agency’s first 10 years of service:
St. Andrews & Bethesda Home Health was created collaboratively by Bethesda Health Group and St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors System, as leadership from both non-profit, St. Louis-based senior living, care and service organizations recognized an opportunity to provide vital home health services to seniors after discharge from a rehab community, hospital stay or whose physician believes they are appropriate.
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Dining in retirement communities is markedly different from just a few years ago, a trend in senior dining made evident at Cape Albeon in Valley Park and at Brooking Park and The Willows in Chesterfield. These communities in the St. Andrew's Resources for Seniors System offer high-quality, locally sourced food and restaurant-style fare from classically trained chefs.
BRIDGETON, MO (July 31, 2018)...The Sarah Community in Bridgeton, Mo., today became first retirement community in the nation to house an AMVETS post, commemorating the occasion by presenting the induction of AMVETS Post 122 during an opening ceremony and celebration.The faith-based Life Plan retirement community (formerly known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC)), collaborated with AMVETS to create AMVETS Post 122 to enhance the quality of life for 20 veterans currently residing within the retirement community and for other veterans from the surrounding areas. It will honor the vitality and service of veterans with a mission “To Protect and Serve Seniors,” bringing veterans together to help identify and address the needs of their fellow veterans. Read Full Article →
Our Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives recently shared an intriguing twist on memory care that extends our St. Andrew's pet-friendly approach - farm animals! Would you ever consider placing your loved one, perhaps experiencing memory impairment, in a farmstead with pigs, goats, and chickens roaming about? Perhaps our rural-based senior options like St. Andrew's Kirksville Senior Apartments or St. Andrew's at New Florence should experiment with this model. Let us know your thoughts on FacebookRead Full Article →
St. Andrew's & our In-Home Support Service, Senior Solutions, developed The Caring Workplace™ to help combat the amount time, plus emotional and financial stress it takes to balace worklife with caring for a loved one. A recent article published by Michelle Seitzer of Senior Housing Forum cites that "for 39% of caregivers, the commitment is equivalent to a full-time job, logging 30 hours or more each week." These duties affect many of the respondents at the workplace as well, contributing to a high percentage of midday distractions and, absenses. Share your expereince with us on Facebook