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Hawthorne Baking Class: Irish Soda Bread

Earlier this month residents at St. John’s Meadows community, the Hawthorne baked a traditional Irish recipe with a dessert twist. While enjoying a classic Irish playlist you can find here,…

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Unsung Hero Award: Amy Menz

Amy Menz, the Senior Staff Accountant at St. John’s Meadows was the first to receive the newly implemented “Unsung Hero Award.” Amy has dedicated over 20 years of service to…

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Generous Volunteer Gives a Touching Gift to St. John’s Residents

Margaret Watson is a dedicated and generous volunteer at St. John’s Home. During the month of March she is displaying her extraordinary paintings in our gallery each for sale at…

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A Valentine’s Treat: Homemade Cannolis

As St. John’s Meadows celebrates Italy this month honoring the rich and vibrant history and culture, we could not resist a homemade cannoli. Conveniently in time for Valentine’s Day, this…

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St. John’s Meadows Soup Making Class

This morning residents at St. John’s Meadows’ Hawthorne community assisted Shelley Stout, Community Life Specialist in a homemade soup making class. Shelley’s own recipe for potato and leek soup is…

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Dory’s Stories: Rochester During the Mid-20th Century

It was an exciting time in Rochester, New York during the middle of the 20th Century. The economic boom of Midtown Plaza, Sibley’s department store, and the influx of job…

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French Baking Class: Crepes

St. John’s Meadows’ assisted living community, the Hawthorne is starting off 2020 with having each month celebrate a different country. January is honoring France, which brings special baking classes, educational…

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WXXI Connections: Exploring the state of housing for older LGBTQ adults

St. John’s was proud to be part of the discussion panel for WXXI Connections that discussed housing options for the senior LGBTQ population. Nate Sweeney, St. John’s Vice President of…

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Nursing Referral Program Spotlight: Vanmany and Lisa

Vanmany Banks and Lisa Ellis have been connected for over thirty years. After Lisa’s family sponsored Vanmany’s to escape Laos in Southeast Asia, and move to America, the families instantly…

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Fall Prevention Clinic with St. John Fisher

As we move into the winter the likeliness of falls increases, especially in older adults. We are fortunate that St. John Fisher taught a fall prevention clinic free to our…

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