Caregiving…….Can I do it alone?

We may not all be as talented as the balance artist, but we can use our own inner resources and the help from others to attain steadiness in our lives. Providing care to someone in need may be one of the most important roles one will ever fill in a lifetime, yet it does not [...]

By |2021-10-05T19:32:04-05:00October 5th, 2021|Care Notes, News|0 Comments

The Mind, Body, Spirit Connection

By Gail Shaw, MPA Coordinator of Training & Support Dementia Care Specialist   The connection between the mind, body, and spirit is a strong one. Think about this connection for a moment. When do you feel, or have felt, at your very best? I bet the picture you have in your mind revolves around a [...]

By |2021-07-30T15:59:32-05:00July 30th, 2021|Care Notes, News|0 Comments

How To Talk To Your Loved One About Memory Issues: A Guide For Caregivers

How to Talk To Your Loved One About Memory Issues: A Guide For Caregivers For the fifth time this week, your dad is searching through the closets for an old chess board that he donated to charity three years ago. Things like this have been happening a lot lately, and you know it’s finally time [...]

By |2021-07-30T15:54:53-05:00July 15th, 2021|Care Notes, News|0 Comments

Let the sunshine in! Face it with a grin!  Open your heart and let the sunshine in!

By Missy Athmer, Marketing Director I want to share that I know, as a family caregiver, fear often travels on my shoulder. I don't want to be as flip as to say that you will never experience fear, but to remind you that fear is just an emotion. One that can be calmed if we [...]

By |2021-07-06T13:26:20-05:00July 6th, 2021|Care Notes, News|0 Comments

Coffee Talk With Caregivers

Coffee Talk with Caregivers is an informational virtual group created for caregivers of aging loved ones with memory loss. There is no charge to participate and anyone from anywhere is welcome to join. The family caregivers who attend will have a front row seat to the discussions about a variety of topics to help support [...]

By |2021-04-12T09:31:07-05:00April 5th, 2021|Care Notes, News|0 Comments

Qualified Charitable Distribution Blog

As 2018 comes to a close, many taxpayers are considering year-end charitable gifts and, for taxpayers 70 ½ or older, confirming they have satisfied the required minimum distribution (RMD) from their individual retirement account (IRA). While all of this is pretty standard, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) presents a new opportunity for taxpayers [...]

By |2018-12-19T11:56:18-06:00December 19th, 2018|News|0 Comments

SJCC Receives grant through The Retirement Research Foundation for new Brain Wave program

Collinsville - St. John’s Community Care has received a grant through The Retirement Research Foundation. The funds will be used to support an early memory loss program called Brain Wave. Early memory loss programs are critically needed in every community to help support and offer hope to those living with memory loss. The Brain Wave [...]

By |2018-11-12T11:18:52-06:00September 28th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Volunteers with USI Insurance Services LLC help at St. John’s Community Care

Collinsville - St. John’s Community Care had the privilege of hosting several volunteers from USI Insurance Services LLC group in St. Louis. USI has created a unique and thoughtful corporate social responsibility program that aligns with their core values and makes a positive difference in the neighborhoods where they live and work. It’s called USI Gives [...]

By |2018-11-12T11:19:32-06:00September 5th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Cardinals Reminiscence League expanding to serve more people with memory loss

Edwardsville – In partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, St. John’s Community Care is proud to announce the start of the 2017 Cardinals Reminiscence program for people with memory loss: Cardinals Reminiscence League (CRL). CRL builds on the reminiscence therapy concept that memorabilia and other prompts can be used to stimulate conversations about shared memories of [...]

By |2018-12-26T14:56:31-06:00March 31st, 2017|News|0 Comments
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