Tag: long-term care

‘Thelma’ is an Action-Comedy Film Everyone Should Watch

One might overlook the 2024 comedy “Thelma” amid big-budget summer blockbusters. However, this humorous, heartfelt, and relevant film, which has an older adult as its lead, is worth watching.  The…

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Bright Spot: St. John’s Therapeutic Recreation Team

St. John’s Home Therapeutic Recreation (TR) staff work hard to bring residents moments of joy through meaningful activities.  In observance of National Therapeutic Recreation Week, 13WHAM showcased the dedicated St.…

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Dementia Specialist Named ‘Hero for the Common Good’

In her 24 years at St. John’s, Mimi DeVinney has learned a lot about the common and not-so-common symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Her experience supporting long-term care residents and the…

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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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St. John’s receives Gold and Silver Aster Awards for Health Care Advertising

Rochester, NY ­— St. John’s is excited to announce recent national health care marketing honors. Winners of the 2024 Aster Awards were announced on May 20 and St. John’s once again…

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Nazareth Students Volunteer at St. John’s Respite

News 8 WROC recently highlighted the volunteer work of local college students at St. John’s Dementia Caregiver Respite Program. Continuing the 15-year partnership, St. John’s Home welcomed a group of…

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St. John’s Staff and Residents Have Front Row Seats to the Eclipse

St. John’s Home was host to an epic once-in-a-lifetime party celebrating the total solar eclipse. The party was even featured in local media coverage by News 8 WROC.   St.…

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St. John’s Eclipse Preparations Featured on WXXI

St. John’s Home resident Daniel Holliday told Beth Adams of WXXI, that the eclipse “is once-in-a-lifetime and we’ll never see it again.” A recent morning segment — hosted by Adams…

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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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Nurse Educator Monica Epps is 2024 Health Care Hero

St. John’s Home Nurse Educator Monica Epps was named to the 2024 list of Rochester Business Journal Health Care Heroes. Epps was announced as a winner earlier this year and…

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