St. John’s News

WROC Speaks with St. John’s Resident on Pets Lessoning the Effects of Senior Isolation

One of the largest pandemic obstacles faced by seniors are feelings of isolation, especially over the winter months. Thanks to our pet friendly policy at St. John’s independent living facilities,…

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13 WHAM Story Highlights the Return of Volunteers to St. John’s Home

Excitement is in the air at St. John’s Home as we welcome back volunteers just in time for National Volunteer Month! After about a year without outside help, it is…

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Dean Moore Shares HR Pandemic Solutions with McKnight’s

As challenges arose throughout 2020 and into 2021 related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vice President of Work Life Dean Moore and his team worked on the fly to develop solutions…

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St. John’s Discusses Changing Role of Social Workers on “Good Day Rochester”

As we reflect on the past year, it is important to note the pandemic’s impact on the role of social workers in long-term care. When the doors of St. John’s…

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WROC Story Gives St. John’s Perspective on Barriers to Visitation

A few weeks have passed since the new safety guidelines were announced for nursing homes. As people begin to wonder why nursing home visitation has not expanded further, St. John’s…

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St. John’s Discusses Nursing Home Visits on “Good Day Rochester”

“It’s important to understand what has changed and what hasn’t changed with this current set of new rules and regulations.” St. John’s Vice President of Skilled Services Nate Sweeney joined…

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WXXI Story Shares Success of St. John’s Green Houses

Like all nursing homes across the country, the St. John’s Green House homes have been closed to visitors for nearly a year. As we look ahead to reopening skilled care…

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St. John’s Dementia Resource Center is Good Day Rochester Feature

St. John’s newly launched online dementia resource center was featured on FOX Rochester’s Good Day Rochester program on the morning of Monday, February 22, 2021 with St. John’s Dementia Care…

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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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