2024 Variety Show at St. John’s Independent Living

Residents and staff from St. John’s Meadows and Brickstone by St. John’s gathered to show off their talents at this year’s Variety Show. The annual talent show is open to…

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Notes from Nate: Milestone Experiences Across the Generations

This spring has seen some pretty momentous events in Rochester. Even though our Western New York clouds hung around, the community of St. John’s still came together in celebration of…

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3 Strategies for Combating Social Isolation Among Older Adults

Long before the United States Surgeon General declared a public health epidemic related to loneliness and isolation last year, the issue had been top of mind for professionals supporting older…

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What is Occupational Therapy?

Once a person enters the world of caring for older adults—either through their work in senior care or as an advocate for a family member or friend who is navigating…

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Women’s History Breakfast Social

St. John’s Meadows resident Marcia Wilke was this month’s speaker for the Meadows Women’s Breakfast. This month’s topic: America’s First Ladies from New York.  March is observed as Women’s History…

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Notes from Nate: 125 Years of Honoring Our Core Values

Each January we celebrate the lives of our residents who have reached the milestone of 100 years of age or more with our annual Centenarian Luncheon. While it is always…

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Celebrating Black Women in Rochester

The women of Brickstone by St. John’s gathered for their monthly social, eager and ready to listen– all due to the topic of discussion. Residents Geneva Stokes and Faith Prather…

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RIT Students Visit St. John’s Home for Valentine’s Party

Student volunteers from the Rochester Institute of Technology  (RIT) returned to St. John’s Home for an afternoon of games and Valentine’s treats. This event is part of an ongoing partnership…

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Giving Guide Highlights Lasting Impact of St. John’s

St. John’s is a featured nonprofit organization in the Rochester Business Journal‘s 2024 Rochester Giving Guide. Celebrating 125 years of developing transformative solutions that enhance the lives of Rochester’s older…

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Residents Build Bird Boxes for Town of Brighton Parks

Perhaps the best way to describe the work that comes out of the St. John’s Meadows Woodshop these days is purpose driven. So many of the items produced in this…

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