Why We Wear Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

“I am an advocate for screening.” AmySue Ras was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in 2016. “It was detected through a routine mammogram,” says Ras, who had no family…

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Fostering a Community Where Artistic Pursuits Can Thrive

Pablo Picasso once said, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Art can help to clear your head and organize your thoughts whether you are dealing…

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Seniors Learn How to Navigate Transitions from Expert Panel

Familial relationships are often most tested in times of transition. Older adults and their families can get mired in the complexities of family dynamics when it comes time to downsizing…

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St. John’s Announces New Vice President of Senior Housing

St. John’s is pleased to announce that Anthony Zaccaglino has been promoted to vice president of senior housing after previously serving as director of operations for five years. Zaccaglino assumes…

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Seasonal Flavors with MVP Health Care: Fall Harvest Soups

Break out your comfiest pajamas, light up your favorite pumpkin spice candle, and get ready to get in the fall spirit with these harvest soup recipes— perfect for a cozy…

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St. John’s Home Ranked Among Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes

St. John’s Home has been recognized by Newsweek’s America’s Best Nursing Homes 2022  in its third annual ranking. Nationwide only four percent of nursing homes received this distinction and locally,…

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Rehab Move Shifts Recovery to Neighborhood Level

Rehabilitation services made the move this week to the program’s new home on Reservoir 5 at St. John’s Home. The move is meant to maximize the freshly renovated space on…

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Nurse Educators Set the Tone For Compassionate, Competent Care

Wendy Distaffen knows that it takes a certain type of mindset to effectively teach and mentor the next generation of long-term caregivers.  “It’s a beautiful thing when you see somebody…

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The Hawthorne Delivers a Truly Unique Assisted Living Experience

National Assisted Living Week (September 12-18, 2021) gives us with the perfect opportunity to discuss the outstanding service (and value) residents benefit from at the Hawthorne at St. John’s Meadows.…

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New Spaces Engage Residents with Dementia

Finding new ways to engage residents is a constant goal of our direct care team at St. John’s Home. Our newest Beyond Memory dementia care rooms were designed to do…

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