St. John’s News

One Desk at a Time

While 2020 has been a trying year filled with periods of isolation, a group of dedicated St. John’s residents joined forces to make sure dozens of area children will start…

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Veterans Day at St. John’s a Bright Spot

St. John’s staff went to great lengths to ensure that the nearly 100 residents who served in the armed forces were properly honored on Veterans Day. Hand delivered meals and…

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St. John’s Rehabilitation Enhancements Featured in RBJ

New improvements to St. John’s Rehabilitation Services, including recently renovated spaces and newly acquired equipment, were recently highlighted by the Rochester Business Journal. “St. John’s opens new rehab center” appeared…

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How Do the Words We Use Affect Quality of Life with Dementia?

Language matters when it comes to caring for someone living with dementia. Knowing this, St. John’s has focused on avoiding the negative phrases and labels that can adversely affect quality…

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St. John’s Nurses and Pandemic Response Focus of National Feature

Statistics seem to point to the success of nursing home models that feature smaller, more intimate settings in minimizing the effects of the COVID-19 virus. Communities like the St. John’s…

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Nursing Homes like St. John’s Better Prepared to Contain Spread

As the number of COVID-19 cases increase in other parts of the country and isolated outbreaks continue in long-term care facilities, nursing homes are working to prepare to prevent the…

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A Unique Rehabilitation Opportunity at St. John’s

An exclusive program offered at St. John’s Rehabilitation Center is allowing family members of our short-term guests to observe physical therapy sessions from just a few feet away. See WROC-TV’s…

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Wellness Specialist Provides Falls Prevention Expertise

It is Falls Prevention Awareness Week and, as always, the message that falling is not a normal part of aging resonates with the population served across the St. John’s spectrum…

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St. John’s Joins Senior Care Alliance Advocating for Visitation

The Alliance for Senior Care– a local organization made up of five area nursing homes, including St. John’s– pushed for solutions this week to better connect long-term care residents with…

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Musical Visit at the Hawthorne a ‘Bright Spot’

Two special visitors over this past weekend made their grandmother’s day and were featured as a 13WHAM “Bright Spot!” Melissa and Anita Louie brought a special concert for an intended…

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