Tag: skilled nursing

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 Skilled Services, Saundra Ehman a St. John’s Meadows Resident, and Steve Jarose executive director of the National Coalition Building Institute in Rochester  spoke with host,…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Phelps

When Karen Phelps began volunteering at St. John’s in September 2019, she did not know how much she would learn and discover about herself. “I have two older women, 87 and 75, in my life who I met randomly and they have encouraged me. They are both active seniors, and I have had some 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 bonded. Vanmany and Lisa refer to each other as cousins and Vanmany still stays in touch with Lisa’s grandparents. Thus it was no surprise that…

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Live Entertainment: The Melvin Thompson Singers

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Movie Night: The Notebook

Join us for a movie night in the Sunrise room with the classic romantic drama, The Notebook.

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Volunteer Spotlight- Sue Shifley

“Interacting with the residents brings me so much joy, and I find volunteering with them very rewarding,” says Sue while sitting next to Helen, a resident she is assisting. After volunteering for almost a year, Sue Shifley has helped in multiple capacities at St. John’s Home. Since losing her mother she greatly missed their weekly…

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Regaining Independence with Rehabilitation Services

Brittany Godin has worked with a variety of patients—both young and old—during her career as a physical therapist. For her, there is just something about working with older adults that stands out. “The resilience and drive of the senior population to improve,” says Brittany. “(They) really persevere to continue maintaining their level of independence.” That…

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Game Day with Monroe Milers

Join us for a game day with the Monroe Milers youth running club!

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Summer Food Festival

Join us in the South Parking Lot for a food truck rodeo and Summer festival event. Enjoy the music of Uptown Groove as well as four food trucks: Marty’s Meats, Chef’s Catering, Wraps on Wheels, and Nestin’s Ice Cream. Proceeds of this event will go to a grant funded program for meaningful life activities for…

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Live Entertainment: Just Jazz Trio

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