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3 Misconceptions about using Medicare and Medicaid to Pay for Long-Term Care

With 3 solutions for protecting yourself and your family Are you unsure about the difference between Medicare and Medicaid? If so, you are certainly not alone. The two programs are…

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The Gollin’s Story: Happily married for 70+ years

Dick and Rita Gollin met their freshman year of college in English class. As they were both academics with a keen interest in English literature, it became clear they had…

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The Application Process: A Step-by-Step Guide

Making the decision to move is never an easy one—for any of us. St. John’s understands the magnitude of this decision and are here to walk you through the process,…

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Brickstone Virtual Cocktail Hour: The First of Many

On Thursday, January 14, Brickstone by St. John’s hosted their very first virtual happy hour! In the constant search for new safe activities to bring our communities together, this one…

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How Can Music Help Create Better Caregiver Connections?

There is an incredible vignette from HBO’s 2009 documentary series The Alzheimer’s Project that speaks to how powerful music can be as a communication tool for those living with dementia.…

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The Crafty Ladies Give Back

A club of St. John’s residents was started in 2002 on the common ground of a love for crocheting and giving back to the community. They partnered with the Salvation…

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20 Meaningful Moments of 2020

In many respects, 2020 will be memorable for all the wrong reasons. However, there were some points of light throughout the year, and we are going to roll into 2021…

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Covering the Costs of Long-Term Care

As medical care continues to advance and our life expectancy increases with time, the chances of needing some form of long-term care will rise as well. In 2019 it was…

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Rochester-themed Crossword Puzzle with a St. John’s Twist

Extensive research shows that older adults who regularly work on word and number puzzles retain greater cognitive function as they age. These games and puzzles have proven to be a…

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Rise in Caregivers Demonstrates a Need

According to a report released in May 2020 by the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, nearly  1 in 5 Americans (19%) are providing care to an adult with health…

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