Adventures in Aging: “The Blessings of Aging”

BY DAVID PIEPLOW - contributing writer An elderly farmer in Florida had a large pond next to his fruit orchard.  One early evening, he decided to go down to the pond to pick some fruit.  As he neared the pond, he heard joyful female voices giggling and laughing and shouting.  As he came closer he [...]

By |2018-07-03T16:23:30+00:00April 30th, 2018|Events, News|0 Comments

Basket Silent Auction

A tisket, a tasket, come bid on a basket! Together with Ravanelli’s Restaurant in Collinsville, St. John’s Community Care is running a “Themed Basket” silent auction to raise money. Baskets were created and donated by members of the community, including the board members of the St. John’s Community Care. The baskets will be on display [...]

By |2018-03-05T22:14:58+00:00March 5th, 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

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+00:00March 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments