Recent News from Lutheran SeniorLife

Monday, August 03, 2015

Did you know that every 68 seconds someone develops Alzheimer's disease? Or that Alzheimer's disease is the 6th leading cause of death? The statistics are staggering.

Please join Lutheran SeniorLife team for the Pittsburgh Walk to End... Continue Reading >

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

A new SilverSmartTM Technology program at Lutheran SeniorLife offers coordination of technology devices and appropriate services for health, wellness, safety, every day living and environmental control. Program coordinators work... Continue Reading >

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Meals on Wheels provides a nutritious meal, a friendly smile and a safety... Continue Reading >

Monday, June 08, 2015

As Olde Main, the building which has stood at the heart of Passavant Community for more than 100 years, continues to be torn down, a piece of its history has been unearthed.

During the demolition, documentation was found suggesting that a... Continue Reading >

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The Meals on Wheels program in Rochester and Aliquippa, Beaver County, part of Lutheran SeniorLife’s family of community-based programs run by Lutheran Service Society, have been selected to receive a $2,000 grant from Meals on Wheels America for... Continue Reading >

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The ribbon has officially been cut at LIFE Armstrong County, bringing much-needed comprehensive health services to eligible older adults who would like to remain living independently in their own homes.

LIFE (Living Independence for the... Continue Reading >

Monday, May 04, 2015

Lutheran SeniorLife will participate in Pittsburgh Gives, A Day of Giving on May 5, 2015 thanks to a grant from the Butler County Endowment Foundation. Individuals that are interested in having their gift to Lutheran SeniorLife matched,... Continue Reading >

Thursday, April 30, 2015

When Passavant Community resident Betty Gee was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease five years ago, her doctor told her that eventually she may lose the ability to speak due to changes in her brain – and they were right.

Today, Gee’s voice... Continue Reading >

Thursday, April 30, 2015Related Locations: LIFE Armstrong CountyLIFE Beaver CountyLIFE Butler CountyLIFE Lawrence County

Nearly 200 women, including LIFE Program staff, Lutheran SeniorLife employees and family members, attended the second annual LIFE Programs Purse Bash at the Mars VFW, raising close to $13,000 to provide Christmas gifts to more than 500 LIFE... Continue Reading >

Thursday, April 30, 2015Related Locations: VNA, Western Pennsylvania, Butler

For two VNA, western Pennsylvania employees, caring for others isn’t just a job – it’s a mission.

In March, Jim Lewis, spiritual counselor and Renetta Winkler, RN, wound ostomy continence nurse traveled with 10 others to Mombin Crochu,... Continue Reading >

Thursday, April 30, 2015Related Locations: VNA, Western Pennsylvania, Butler

In Pennsylvania, chronic diseases are the main cause of death and disability. Studies show that post-hospital in-home care is effective in managing acute chronic disease issues, but when patients meet the maximum number of allowable days of... Continue Reading >

Thursday, April 30, 2015

A new program at Passavant Community will help alleviate some of the challenges and worry for caretakers living on campus and in surrounding neighborhoods. My Day Out, an adult day program in the Abundant Life Center, offers a safe, caring... Continue Reading >


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