Recent News from Lutheran SeniorLife

Thursday, June 09, 2016

As part of a monthly educational series, participants at LIFE Armstrong County learned about the drag and thrust of rockets through a simple activity using balloons, a straw and string. 

"I love doing activities like this with them," said... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Just one short year after opening its doors, LIFE Armstrong County, a partnership with ACMH Hospital, is helping 26 older adults continue to live safely... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Our five senses – sight, touch, hearing, taste and smell – keep us connected to the world around us.

Older adults often experience a decrease in the sharpness of these senses, often leading to feelings of confusion, causing many to become... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Caring for an aging parent can have its challenges.

Add in the responsibilities of parenting your young children, working and managing household tasks, and it can become a very difficult balancing act.

My Day Out, an adult day... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

A random inquiry about volunteer opportunities at Passavant Community for teens from St. Stephen’s Lutheran Academy in Zelienople has produced the most unlikely, but wonderful, of friendships. 

St. Stephen's Lutheran Academy is a licensed... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Traditionally, there are more women than men living at senior care facilities and enrolled in adult day centers. But men and women have a unique set of interests to consider when planning stimulating and engaging activities for a diverse... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

More than 575 friends, sponsors, business partners, residents and staff members of Lutheran SeniorLife attended the 13th annual Excellence is... Continue Reading >

Monday, May 16, 2016

Parkinson’s disease is related to a loss of nerve cells in your brain that produce a chemical called dopamine. Dopamine is important for controlling movement.

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common degenerative brain disease with... Continue Reading >

Monday, May 16, 2016

As LIFE (Living Independence for the Elderly) Armstrong County celebrated its one year anniversary on April 1, 2016, Terry Ortiz, also had personal reasons to celebrate. Her father, William Mauger, who enrolled in the LIFE Program one year ago,... Continue Reading >

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Jane E. Bittcher has been named Vice President of Development and President of the Lutheran SeniorLife Foundation. 

A Pittsburgh native, Jane Bittcher began her career at Mellon Bank and has worked in the financial services industry for... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Thanks to compassionate people like you, we are bringing Meals on Wheels to hundreds of local seniors each year. 

Help us celebrate this work by joining the national March for Meals campaign with your choice of activities during the month... Continue Reading >

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Looking for a new career in 2016? 

INCommunity magazine featured St. John Community in it's recent Business Spotlight Section as a great place for new graduates, retirees, new moms returning to the workforce and many others to... Continue Reading >


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