Family Caregiver Support Group – Collinsville

Family Caregiver Support Group Join other caregivers for fellowship and support at this meeting. This support group is intended for family caregivers caring for loved ones with any type of disability.  This group is hosted by the Director of the Adult Day Program and meets in the St. John’s Community Care conference room in Collinsville [...]

By |2018-08-17T13:43:23+00:00September 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle

By Patti Haddick, Director of Home Services – The holidays are stressful for any adult but when you add the stress of caring for a loved one, it can be overwhelming. There are decorations to put up, cookies to bake, gifts to buy, and if you add taking care of a frail loved one, it seems unmanageable.  [...]

By |2018-01-25T21:29:11+00:00September 26th, 2017|Caregiver, News|0 Comments

Insight Into Repetition

By Gail J. Shaw, Home Services Care Coordinator -  Members attending our Alzheimer’s Support Group discuss many different types of challenges they have in caring for their loved ones with memory loss. Two of the challenges most discussed have been their loved one asking the same question over and over and then not remembering or [...]

By |2018-01-25T21:34:41+00:00August 22nd, 2017|Caregiver, News|0 Comments

Honoring Veterans After Veterans’ Day by Stacey Rhodes, Adult Day Director

Veteran Mr. B., a recent Adult Day Participant Honoring Veterans All Year Long! St. John’s welcomes and supports Veterans in being eligible to VA benefits for our Adult Day Programs and Home Services. St. John’s has been a VA provider for more than a year. The Department of Veterans Affairs offers various programs [...]

By |2013-02-27T17:46:06+00:00February 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Corner Office – Director’s Report

Our June/July Community Care newsletter’s theme is senior safety.  It’s full of tips and reminders. After 24 years of leading St. John’s Community Care, I believe our culture’s emphasis on independence is the greatest threat to the safety of individuals whose age or disabilities compromise their ability to cope with everyday tasks.  Too [...]

By |2012-06-18T18:59:49+00:00June 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments