St. John’s Awarded A Grant From The Boeing St. Louis Employees Community Fund

St. John’s Community Care was awarded a $5,000 grant for Art Therapy in their Adult Day Programs in Edwardsville and Collinsville from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis.  This fund is made up of employee managed funds which are distributed by the local ECF board in accordance with the best interest of the [...]

By | 2017-08-31T15:20:37+00:00 January 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

What Is Dementia?

Written by: Gail Shaw, Care Coordinator -What do an umbrella and dementia have in common? One of the definitions under the word umbrella, in the Webster’s II New Riverside Dictionary, defines an umbrella as something that encompasses many different elements or groups. Dementia encompasses many different diseases under it. These include Alzheimer’s disease, Pick’s disease, Parkinson’s [...]

By | 2015-09-30T16:06:51+00:00 September 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Good Balance Is Important

Have you ever felt dizzy, lightheaded, or even thought the room was spinning around you? It can be troublesome and, if it happens often, it could be a sign of a balance problem. Having good balance means being able to control and maintain your body’s position, whether you are moving or remaining still. If you [...]

By | 2015-03-25T13:45:34+00:00 March 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Family Caregiver Support Groups

St. John’s support groups provide opportunities for families and friends to discuss their concerns and uncertainties, as well as find resources to help regain a sense of  balance and hope. We also provide information about helpful coping techniques and resources to make your job as caregiver a little less stressful. The sessions allow you to listen [...]

By | 2015-03-03T10:01:51+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|News|0 Comments