Tag: Independent Living

Life Bio Creates Memories and Friendship

Written by Reva Sipser, a St. John’s Meadows Resident For eleven years, Life Bio has been a popular offering at St. John’s. Each Friday Deb Hammond our former Social Recreation Director, and resident Pat Brogan, lead the eight member group through the process of writing their life stories in a sequential pattern. Each person’s memories…

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Understanding Today’s Technology with Daniel Jones

A new program at St. John’s Meadows offers technology tips for seniors wishing to learn more about their computers, smart phones, and other devices. Daniel Jones, an independent instructor based in Rochester, visits residents at St. John’s Meadows once a month providing them with basic computer, Internet and social networking skills to enhance their lives and…

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New Resident Group Strives To Alleviate Social Isolation

“The word ‘connection’ means something to all of us; it’s about connecting with our neighbors and looking at the various entertaining ways to do so.” – Karyl Friedman, Chestnut Court resident Social isolation among seniors continues to be an issue that is not going away anytime soon and residents at St. John’s Meadows and Brickstone…

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Embrace Living with Paul Hammer: 5 Interlocking Qualities

  These qualities are based on five Greek words which have the same interlocking root. Charis (Grace) Eucharistia (Gratitude) Charismata (Gifts) Charakter (Character) Chara (Joy) Grace is God’s great love at work to seek for all, residents and staff alike that, that each one may stand tall. Gratitude is thankfulness to God and to each…

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