Life is filled with an array of highs and lows, successes and disappointments, happiness and sadness.
Each week, Life Care President Beecher Hunter shares a message of hope, encouragement, and celebration of our blessings to those in the Life Care family and for the public at large.
The themes emphasize that true joy arises from obedience to God and is best measured through service to others.
On Oct. 31, 2017, associates at Life Care Center of Florissant, Missouri, were having a good time with a Skills Day fair.
All associates were able to learn, laugh and enjoy themselves....
Louis Farmer was very weak when he arrived at Life Care Center of Florissant, Missouri, on Oct. 13, 2017.
Farmer had had a fall at home and started out needing moderate assistance with standing balance and minimal assistance with most of his mobility and self-care skills...
Joyce Hamilton was involved in a car accident, which fractured her ribs.
On Oct. 7, 2017, Hamilton came to Life Care Center of Florissant, Missouri, for rehabilitation. She required minimal assistance with much of her self-care, including grooming, bathing and getting dressed....
Jimmie Spain needed total assistance with walking, standing and transferring from one surface to another when he arrived at Life Care Center of Florissant, Missouri, on Jan. 13, 2017.
Spain recently underwent a below-the-knee amputation on his left leg. He previously had a below-the-knee amputation on his right leg....
Rosetta Watts was very weak after having abdominal surgery for a small bowel obstruction.
When Watts arrived at Life Care Center of Florissant, Missouri, for rehabilitation on May 3, 2017, she needed assistance to walk, transfer, balance while standing and get dressed....
On Nov. 3, 2016, Life Care Center of Florissant, Missouri, hosted its first blood drive.
Tanya Smith, admissions and marketing director, coordinated the drive through the American Red Cross, and 20 associates and community members came by the bloodmobile in the parking lot to give blood. The Red Cross collected 14 units.
On June 10, 2016, Life Care Centers of America’s Missouri Region was proud to sponsor and support the St. Louis-area VOYCE Agency’s annual conference, “The Changing Landscape of Long-Term Care.”
“Because Life Care has 11 buildings throughout Missouri, it is necessary for us to be a vital part of the resources for seniors,” explained Donna Rohr, divisional director of business development.
After having a coronary artery bypass surgery, Carolyn Thomas was in need of rehabilitation before she could return home.
Thomas came to Life Care Center of Florissant on April 6, 2016, for physical and occupational therapies so she could regain her independence and learn how to manage her heart health.