Recent News from Lutheran SeniorLife

Monday, December 12, 2016





Mark Nordenberg is Chancellor Emeritus and Chair of the... Continue Reading >

Monday, December 12, 2016

If you lost your ability to see clearly, what would you miss most – reading a book, writing cards and notes, looking at photos of loved ones?

Now imagine some of the inconveniences that result from sight loss – the inability to pay bills,... Continue Reading >

Thursday, December 08, 2016

Older adults in the North Hills area now have a place to make a healthy start.

Lutheran Service Society has partnered with St. John’s Lutheran... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Rosalie Pitzer, an active, healthy 87-year old participant at LIFE Lawrence County, has a quick wit, a contagious smile and is determined to live her most Abundant Life®.... Continue Reading >

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Once again, an old-fashioned glow will be a part of the Abundant Lights Christmas Festival at Passavant Community on December 3. Handmade luminaries will be displayed throughout campus in honor or memory of loved ones. 

In sponsoring a... Continue Reading >

Friday, October 07, 2016

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services conducted their annual survey in September and found no deficiencies in the program. The survey included interviews with the staff, contracted providers, participants and caregivers; observations of... Continue Reading >

Friday, October 07, 2016

By: Tony LaRussa, Tribune Review staff writer

There are plenty of places in McCandless for retirees to meet friends for breakfast or sit around, shooting the breeze.

But the pastor of a local church in... Continue Reading >

Monday, September 26, 2016

Autumn is here, and soon the Christmas season will be upon us.

Again this year, Lutheran SeniorLife wishes to provide Christmas presents to our more than 500 personal care residents at St. John and Passavant Communities, and more than 700... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

A new approach to engaging residents with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia is gaining traction in the caregiving community, including at St. John Specialty Care Center and Passavant Community.

The Montessori method, which has... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Every day, Lutheran SeniorLife serves 3,000 older adults at our senior living communities, and through our community-based programs and services.

Last year alone, Lutheran SeniorLife provided $3.3 million in benevolent care to ensure that... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

At 84 years old, after walking in the 5K in the Grandparents Run at Passavant Community, resident Nellie Smyth is hanging up her running shoes.

The annual race raises funds for Passavant Community benevolent care, which supports residents... Continue Reading >


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