Sharing the Warmth: Lutheran Honors Volunteers

JAMESTOWN – Over one hundred volunteers ages three to ninety three were honored at Lutheran for the many ways they bring warmth and compassion to the residents and staff. “The work they do is precious and priceless,” said Suellen Carlson, Volunteer Coordinator. “We can add the hours and compute the value in dollars, which is […]

Hultquist Place at Lutheran Honors Employee of the Year

Shelly Nelson, a home health aide was honored as the Employee of the Year representing Hultquist Place Assisted Living at Lutheran, at the recent Chautauqua County Home Care Association Annual Employee Recognition dinner. “We are blessed to have Shelly on our team,” said Kathy Lynch, Hultquist Place administrator. “She always has a smile and a […]

Senior Athletes Honored at Senior Olympic Closing Ceremony

FREWSBURG – On Friday, September 28 at the Closing Ceremony for this year’s Senior Olympics, it was the thrill of being part of something bigger than one’s self that was celebrated. The ceremony was held at the Lutheran Social Services Campus. More than 80 senior Olympians were honored for their participation in this year’s Olympic […]

Chautauqua County RSVP Hosts StrongWomen Training

Program to help certify instructors with help from Chautauqua Region Community Foundation and First Presbyterian Mission Committee Chautauqua County RSVP hosted a StrongWomen™ exercise training session on the Lutheran campus. A Field of Interest Grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation and a donation from First Presbyterian Mission Committee made it possible to offer scholarships […]

Edgewood Communities to Host Seminar to Help Caregivers

JAMESTOWN – Edgewood Communities on the Lutheran Campus in Jamestown is hosting its fourth program in the Best of Times Seminar Series. Janell Sluga, Geriatric Care Manager Certified with Senior Life Matters, will present a seminar on the “Help Options available To Caregivers and How to Pay for Them”. It will be held Thursday, September […]

Edgewood Communities Open House Slated for August 18th

JAMESTOWN – The public is invited to an Open House on the Lutheran Campus, Saturday, August 18th from 10 a.m. until Noon for a tour of the newly remodeled Lindgren Apartment at 136 Aldren Avenue, Edgewood Communities. “We’re looking to the future,” said Sharon Hamilton, VP Lutheran Senior Housing. “We’ve learned that as people downsize, […]

Lutheran Social Services Bord Chairman Receives ‘Trustee of the Year’ Award

JAMESTOWN – Don S. Weaver, Jr. “Dean”, the Chair of the Board of Directors for Lutheran Social Services, was honored with one of two Trustee of the Year awards from LeadingAge New York. LeadingAge is a national association of 5,500 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Their work enables and […]

Edgewood Communities to Host Seminar on Organizing Documents

JAMESTOWN – Edgewood Communities on the Lutheran Campus in Jamestown is hosting its third program in the Best of Times Seminar series. Janell Sluga, Geriatric Care Manager Certified with Senior Life Matters, will present a seminar on organizing documents. “The Paper Chase – What Documents to Keep and What to Toss” will be held Thursday, […]