Let me tell you about Art’s journey. Art is my father-in-law. He is a very special person to our family. He has been a hard working farmer most of his life, Santa Claus at the mall for about sixteen years, and a grandfather to thirteen. He has a heart of [...]
My mother, Grace has a pacemaker and some other health issues. I knew it was time to try to find some assistance for her daily living tasks. I had a few good friends tell me about St. John’s Community Care and recommended I talk with them to see if [...]
Story as told by Lisa Brennan St. John's has been a wonderful part of our lives these past few months. My sister, Anita Schmitt, saw the marquee in front of St. John's when it had a message about a support group for caretakers. Because I had moved from Edwardsville in [...]
I discovered something was going on with mom in late 2013, I didn't know what it was, but something was wrong. Mom lived in rural Corydon Kentucky at that time and I live in Glen Carbon Illinois, so my visits didn't allow me to see much to give me any [...]
My mother Mary is 101 years old. We decided it was time for us to start looking for some resources to help us care for her during the day while we work. We heard about St. John’s Community Care Adult Day Program in Edwardsville and decided to take a tour. [...]
My husband’s health was changing, and it started affecting his behavior. We have a good neighbor, Bill Lindsey, who suggested that we might consider St. John’s Community Care to help us with our situation. Of course, I didn’t think it was that bad, and I knew I wanted to continue [...]
My family has chosen St. John’s not once, not twice, but THREE times to care for us. My dad’s illness lasted for many years. St. John’s starting helping us in 2011. He was the decision maker in the family, so Mom needed some help when Dad could no longer make [...]
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