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Lutheran Senior Services
Living at Home Is Your Choice.
We Make It Possible.
At Lutheran Senior Services, we know that many older adults want to continue living in their own homes.
That is why we offer a full array of in-home services designed to meet the specific needs of seniors in the
St. Louis area. From medical care to help around the house to preventative programs, our friendly staff
members are here to help our clients live life to the fullest, wherever they choose to live.
Lutheran Senior Services serves older adults of all faiths, regardless of race, color, sex,
national origin, age, or handicap, except as limited by state and federal law.

Walk-up, Sit down and talk
Linda Lipa of Lutheran Senior Services will be available to discuss
programs offered from 9:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in an open round table
Private Duty. Medicare certified, In-home skilled nursing and
therapy services with a physician’s referral.  Home For Life Solutions TM
Senior LIFEsteps TM    Volunteer Money Management  are some of
the services available through Lutheran Senior Services.

At 11:00 a.m. Linda will focus on
The Good Neighbor Referral Program.
She will address concerns and be available to talk with individuals who may
want to participate as caregivers.

Recruiting "Good Neighbor" Caregivers.  We need more caregivers in the Arnold Area.
Good Neighbor caregivers are paid an hourly rate ranging from $9 to $11.50 per hour.
Each independent caregiver undergoes a police background check, is screened through the Family Care Safety
Registry, and is bonded when they begin their association with LSS. Clients are responsible for determining the
suitability, training, or experience of any individual hired.    

Since Good Neighbor Program caregivers are self-employed, the client pays the worker directly for care or
services.  Cash or personal checks are accepted. The client assumes all responsibilities for paying the required
taxes. For information on paying Social Security taxes, call the Social Security Administration at 1.800.772.1213.
For information about paying federal taxes, call the Internal Revenue Service at 1.800.829.1040. A personal tax
consultant should also be contacted.

Handymen either charge hourly or flat rates.  The client bears the responsibility for negotiating the total cost of
the job prior to start of service.  
Clients are responsible for determining the suitability, training, or experience of any
individual hired.
Lutheran Senior Services
1150 Hanley Industrial Ct.
St. Louis, MO 63144
November is National Family Caregiver Month.

Please join us for our
5th Annual

Family Caregiver Workshop
Friday,      November 5,   2010
9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
~Come by for 30 minutes, an hour or stay the whole duration~
Roy Wilde Conference Center
in the Fox C-6 School District Service Center
849 Jeffco Blvd.
Arnold, MO 63010
For other workshops, classes and area events please visit our
Events page
Continuing Education page.

To see what we offered in past workshops visit:
Fourth Annual~November 2009
Third Semi-Annual~November 2007
Second Semi-Annual~May 2007
First Family Caregiver Workshop November 2006
Family Caregiver Workshop is a community education
opportunity for local residents who care for loved ones in a
private residence.
Presented in an informal format, issues and practical
strategies are discussed in small round table settings,
led by local professionals and everyday caregivers.
Whether a person cares for parent managing
a chronic illness, an adult with dementia,
a stroke survivor, a spouse recovering from surgery, or
a child with developmental disabilities,
the Family Caregiver Workshop can offer some
answers and direction.

will present condensed versions of their
regular education programs,
lasting between 20 and 50 minutes.

No goods will be sold at the event, although participants will be exposed to goods
and services available in-and-around-Arnold, Missouri,
the St. Louis Metropolitan area, and on-line.
This is a no fee event. No registration is required.
Questions? call 636-399-4478
Interested in
presenting a round table discussion?

Need someone to step in and take care of your caregiving duties
so you can attend the workshop? Visit our
"hire help" page  or
Please e-mail us:
Roy Wilde Conference Center
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Keeping Us Safe has programs designed to help keep older drivers safe, and to provide
services to their families, caregivers, and to members of the professional community.   
Cindy Anders, M.A.  Keeping Us Safe

Offering "new help" to families of older drivers!

"Adults with Aging Parent Drivers"
1-hour group presentation developed to help members of the
baby-boomer generation when they become concerned about
a loved-one's ability to drive safely as a result of the aging process.
We provide attendees with a roadmap to help families address
the issue with tact, compassion, and empathy, so that
he older driver's dignity is never unnecessarily jeopardized.  

"A Safe Drive Through the Aging Process"
"A Safe Drive Through the Aging Process" is a 1-hour presentation
developed to empower older drivers to make appropriate decisions
on the future of their driving career.  

The "Enhanced Self-Assessment Program"
for Senior Drivers
This individualized program has been designed to serve as a valuable tool in helping older drivers
(and their families) make appropriate decisions regarding the future of ones safe driving career.  

If the individual is a safe driver, we provide him or her with strategies on how to remain a safe driver as
they progress through the aging process.  

If driving retirement is the appropriate decision, then we provide the individual (and their family) with
acceptable alternatives, resources and a very specific plan to ensure a smooth and successful transition
from the driver’s seat to the passenger seat.

Keeping Us Safe has dedicated itself to improving the mortality rate of older drivers and drivers with
certain disabilities. We will accomplish this by working one-on-one with the older driver, and by
developing and delivering education programs to older drivers and their families, geriatric professionals,
and the public in general. We will further enhance our service to others by forming meaningful and
beneficial partnerships with members of the geriatric and highway safety communities.

Continuing Education Program for Professionals:  social workers and nurses titled
"Bringing a Peaceful Resolve to Complex and Sensitive Senior Driving Issues".  
This class is offered in both a 2 hour and a 1 hour format.

Matt Gurwell, Founder and CEO  
Keeping Us Safe
Retired Ohio State Highway Patrol
Keeping Us Safe
Twitter:  @keepingussafe
"Living Safely and Independently at Home"
Lisa Ackerman of Medical West Healthcare

Walk-up, Sit down and talk
Looking at ways to avoid falls and other safety hazards in your home.
From rearranging the furniture to daily living aids and durable medical equipment that can help you
maintain quality of life.
Medical West
444 South Brentwood Blvd.
St. Louis , MO 63105
United States

Phone: (314) 993-7979
Toll-free: (866) 595-7979
Fax: (314) 290-2222

Monday - Friday:
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Breast Prosthesis
Respiratory Services
9301 Dielman Industrial Drive
Saint Louis, Missouri

Phone (314) 993-8100
Toll Free (877) 993-8100
Fax (314) 993-8101

Monday - Friday:
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Respiratory Services
502 West Pine Street
Farmington, Missouri

Phone (573) 747-0008
Toll Free (877) 747-0008
Fax (573) 747-0018

Monday - Friday:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Respiratory Services
1447 US Highway 61
Twin City Professional
Suites #1
Festus, Missouri 63019

Phone (636) 937-7448
Toll Free (866) 637-7448
Fax (636) 937-7487

Monday - Friday:
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Respiratory Services
1381 High Street, Suite 101

Phone (636) 390-4040
Fax (636) 390-9699

Monday - Friday:
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Medical West
South County
19 Ronnie's Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63126

Phone (314) 290-2200

Monday - Friday:
8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Lindbergh at
Baptist Church Rd.
across the parking lot
from the movie theater.
Medical West
4630 Mexico Road
Saint Peters, Missouri

Phone (636) 477-1888
Fax (636) 477-1555

Monday - Friday:
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Breast Prosthesis
Respiratory after hours emergency number (877) 993-8100
11:00 a.m.
Beginning at
9:15 a.m.
Mid-East Area Agency on Aging
Walk-up, Sit down and talk
Stephanie Paul, MSW

Stephanie will be available to discuss MEAAA services for caregivers of
older adults such as: respite care, durable medical equipment, home
modifications, incontinence supplies, nutritional supplements,
transportation, senior centers and home delivered meals.  She will also
be available to answer questions about other community resources
available such as long term care options, in home assistance, Veterans
benefits, prescription assistance and more.

Stephanie is the Information and Assistance Specialist for Mid-East Area Agency on Aging in
Jefferson County .  She provides education on community resources as well as case management
services to caregivers and older adults in Jefferson County .  Stephanie has been working with
older adults and their families for over 5 years and currently volunteers as an Alzheimer’s
Association Caregiver Support Group Facilitator.  She received both her Bachelor and Master of
Social Work degrees from the University of Missouri - St. Louis .  Stephanie has also received a
Certificate of Gerontology from the University of Missouri - St. Louis and is a Certified Information
and Referral Specialist in Aging.  
She is currently working to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.  

Stephanie Paul, MSW

Information and Assistance Specialist

Mid-East Area Agency on Aging
180 Industrial Dr/ PO Box 350
Crystal City , MO 63019

636-933-1347    *     636-933-1224 (Fax)
MORE than just
"Meals on Wheels"
Click here for simple black and white printable document format flier
Click here for a black and white pdf flier with round table topics
Click here for Full color printable document format flier with photos and logos
Please print out  flier(s) and
give to your doctor, your spiritual leader,your neighbor, your associate, your friend
Thank you for your support
Individuals leading our round tables, and area of expertise
The workshop is flexible enough for a person to come during a lunch break, if necessary.
There will not be a
scheduled lunch for our participants.

You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch, soft beverages and snacks
or pick up something from one of our many fast food restaurants.

Please Remember that the Fox C-6 Conference Center and grounds
are a smoke-free environment.
thank you.
Boundary Issues, Healthy Self-Talk and
Paying Attention to Normal feelings of Anger,
Depression and Anxiety  
10:00 AM TO  11:45 AM
Some words from round table leader,
Jo Ann Owen, M.Ed., LPC, NCC
I am in private practice in Arnold at 3608 Jeffco Blvd., phone 636-464-1915.
I treat Mood Disorders (such as depression and bipolar
disorder) and various anxiety disorders, with specialties in the
healing of past trauma and marital counseling. My colleague, Dana
Maxson, specializes in work with children through their teen years. I
am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri, and
Nationally Certified by the NCC. I have been practicing since 1992.
I will be talking about anger and depression/anxiety as NORMAL, with
the ability to help us if we pay attention to such things early.
These are emotions that help caregivers avoid burn-out and MAJOR
depression so that we can see anger, for example, as our friend.
I will discuss boundary issues and the use of assertive language and
healthy self-talk as part of self-care when in such stressful
situations. I will hand out descriptions of dysthymia (mild
depression) versus major depression, and will leave ample time for
questions and answers for most of the time I have.

Jo Ann Owen, M.Ed. , LPC, NCC
A Place To Heal
3608 Jeffco Blvd
Arnold, MO 63010

10:00 AM-11:45 AM
"Make Like a Turtle and
Take Life Easier"

"The Four P's of Positive Living"


Sharon Gascic, LPN a.k.a. "The Turtle Lady"
Biofeedback Therapist and
Relaxation Technique Specialist

Do you remember the story of the tortoise and the hare?
Sharon Gascic, LPN and Relaxation Educator will remind you that the
tortoise or turtle won the race by taking it slow and steady. Good advice
for all of us living in this busy and hurried world.  Sharon is known as the
"Turtle Lady" because she coaches us to be more like that
turtle-to-slow-down, pace ourselves and relax.

Sharon is semi-retired and has worked in the Behavioral Health field as
a Relaxation Educator in Biofeedback for almost 30 years. Sharon has
taught classes on stress reduction, relaxation skills, facilitated groups
for people dealing with anxiety and panic and worked with individuals
one on one in Biofeedback.  She also spent considerable time as a
family caregiver for her aging mother.
Sharon has recorded her own CD of guided visualization so that people
can benefit from her soothing voice in the comfort of their own home.  
The CD is entitled Turtle Time and consists of four different guided
relaxation exercises.  Available at
Mother Earth Natural Solutions
gift shop, The Wellness Shop at St. John's Mercy Medical Center
15945 Clayton Road Ballwin, Mo 63011
or by mail order, through

Sharon has been featured in
Progressive Woman, Jefferson
County Journal,
St. Louis Nursing News, ,St. Louis Post Dispatch,
The Healthy Planet and Fitness magazine.  
She has been interviewed by
Channel Five/Kay Quinn, Channel
Four/Mark Cox
, and has appeared on Channel Four/Great Day St.

"The Turtle Lady" also is on Facebook where she posts daily
relaxation tips.

Sharon will share relaxation techniques and stress management tips.
Handouts on Abdominal Breathing, Neck and shoulder exercises and
Self-Care Tips will be available for those stopping by to visit.
Take some time and be a turtle...
come meet the Turtle Lady and listen to a sample from her CD.

If you would like to contact Sharon...Please Call 314-750-7268.

Sharon Gascic, LPN
Relaxation Therapy, Presentations & Classes
P.O.Box 877
Arnold, MO 63010
available by mail order
Turtle Stress Balls $3.00
Relaxation Kit/CD for $20 each
Sharon Gascic, LPN
a.k.a. "The Turtle Lady"
Mother Earth Natural Solutions
Massage Therapy ~ Mother Earth Pillows® ~ Natural Products ~ Pain Management
Terri Starke, massage and aromatherapy expert
and leads the monthly Arnold Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Support Group.
Terri will share tips and bring products to touch and smell. Products are available for purchase at the Arnold
Crossroads store location.
A Licensed Massage  Therapist will be available for a
complimentary 10 minute shoulder massage for workshop participants.

636 -296- 3500                                  
141 Arnold Crossroads Center     Arnold, Mo       Interstate 55 & 141 (adjacent to 24 Hr Fitness)
Alzheimer's Association, St. Louis Chapter
Katie MacLean
Practical Solutions for Caregivers
This class  covers the caregiving role, developing a care plan, finding resources and
the practical "how-tos" of caring for a person with dementia.
St. Louis Chapter Alzheimer's Association
St. Louis, MO 63132-3214

Office Hours:  M-F 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

24-hour Helpline:1.800.272.3900


Report a wandering incident:  Call 911. Then call 800.625.3780

Enroll on-line  in MedicAlert + Safe Return
MedicAlert® + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return® is a 24-hour nationwide
emergency response service for individuals with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia
who wander or have a medical emergency. We provide 24-hour, nationwide
assistance, no matter when or where the person is reported missing.
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Take this opportunity to sit down and discuss with an
Attorney who specializes in Elder Law and Legal Situations
Effecting Persons with Disabilities.
Issues like:
Durable Powers of Attorney, Health Care Decisions,
Guardianship, Conservatorship and more

Caregiver Contracts for Family Members and Friends who
Provide In Home Care

Beneficiary Deeds and Other Tools to Avoid Probate
Martha C. Brown & Associates, LLC
Alicia A. Albus, Attorney

Alicia Albus was the Valedictorian of her graduating class at William Woods University, Fulton,
Missouri in 1994. She graduated from the University of Missouri, Columbia School of Law in 1997
where she received the American Jurisprudence Award in the area of Disability Law. She holds a
degree in accounting and has worked as a tax consultant in a Big Five Accounting Firm. Ms.
Albus is an associate attorney with the firm and has been practicing elder law for ten years. She
is active in the Big Brothers-Big Sisters Organization and is a member of the St. Patrick Center
Board of Trustees.

She is a member of the Missouri Bar, Missouri Bar Elder Law Committee, Bar Association of
Metropolitan St. Louis, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys including the Missouri Chapter,
and is co-editor for the Missouri Courts Bulletin, Elder Law Section published by the Missouri

Her areas of concentration are Elder Law, Estate Planning, Probate/Trust Administration,
Guardianship/Conservatorship matters, Medicaid/Long-Term Care Planning and Special Needs

Martha C. Brown & Associates, LLC
Attorneys at Law
Attorneys Helping the Elderly and Persons With Disabilities.
220 West Lockwood, Suite 203
Webster Groves, MO     63119
(314) 962-0186
9:30 AM -11:30 AM
Life Choices  A publication provided by the Missouri Attorney Generals Office.
Make Important decisions now about your end-of-life needs. Your loved ones will not have to make
those decisions for  if you become impaired.  
Glossary, step by step explanations of advance directives, financial considerations, property transfers,
organ and body donations and various forms are included to communicate your wishes.
Publication available for Family Caregiver Workshop participants.
Preview or download a pdf here:
No staff or round table.
Special Lodging Rate for Family Caregiver Workshop
Stay Thursday Night November 4, 2010 and Friday Night November 5, 2010
at the special rate of
$49.99 each night. *(regular rate is $79.99)
Ask for Manager-Margie's Family Caregiver Workshop special rate.

Offer good at Pear Tree Inn Arnold, MO location only.
The original site of Arnold Drury Inn.
New Drury Inn and Suites is located directly south and adjacent to newly named Pear Tree Inn.)

Inviting an out-of-town-friend to join you at the Family Cargiver Workshop?
Someone coming to town to help give you a break from caregiving,
so you can attend our workshop?
Instead of stressing out about the extra work of company
staying at YOUR house...
get them a room at the
Pear Tree Inn!
Or YOU could stay  here yourself, as a "respite-get-away"
and let THEM take responsibility for night-time duty.

Great QUIKSTART breakfast buffet with scrambled eggs/ sausage/ Belgian waffles/
biscuits and gravy/ fresh fruit/ bagels/ and pastries.
Take advantage of FREE popcorn and soda every evening from 3-10 p.m.
All Rooms with Microwaves & Refrigerators
Free In-room Coffee Service

Free Wireless Internet•Free Local Phone Calls•Free 60 Minutes of Long Distance

Guest Laundry/complimentary exercise room/ and 24 hour business center.

Pets Accepted  
Pear Tree Inn Arnold - St. Louis - Arnold, MO  
1201 Drury Lane - Arnold, MO, 63010
P: 636-296-9600 F: 1-800-335-6098

Check-in time: 3:00 pm

Check-out time: 11:00 am
The St. Louis Visiting Physicians Practice, which opened in
April 2010, is now caring for patients in the Greater St. Louis area, including
Jefferson, St. Charles and St. Louis Counties.
You will be cared for by a highly qualified, compassionate Physician and Medical Assistant in the
comfort of your home.

We offer the most comprehensive home medical care utilizing laboratory services and state-of-the-art
diagnostic equipment.

We can treat minor to complex medical needs right in the
privacy of your own home.
We provide high-quality, personalized and confidential medical care in the comfort of your own home
without regards to race, color, national origin, disability or age.  You will take part in the decisions that
affect your health and will be treated with respect and dignity every step of the way.  We also provide
important care coordination to help you access community resources and other services available in
your home.  We believe that our specialty services and care coordination demonstrate our commitment
to providing you with the highest quality care possible, all in the comfort of your home.

With VPA’s advanced medical technology, we are able to diagnose and treat you in your home where
we know you feel most comfortable.

Our services include but are not limited to:
  • Comprehensive review of your medical history, physical examinations and ongoing treatment of
    your medical condition
  • Medication management and medication refills
  • State-of-the-art laboratory services and portable diagnostic testing performed in the comfort of
    your home
  • Referral to physical therapy and specialized rehabilitation services
  • Coordination of all home care services and medical equipment
  • Community placement consultations
Physician review for authorizations:
  • Home health authorizations
  • Medical equipment authorizations
  • Diagnostic testing authorizations

Medicare and most insurances are accepted.

Call (314) 961-3570 to request a house call today!

St. Louis Visiting Physicians Office
8710 Manchester Road
St. Louis, MO 63144

Visiting Physicians Association is the nation's leader in house call medicine with over 15 years
experience and multiple locations in several states.
Our Physicians Make House Calls
Rita Warner, M.A. Medical Assistant with Visiting Physicians

Talk to Rita about the medical services available in your private residence.
Learn ways to avoid unnecessary hospitalization and how to manage chronic
conditions by keeping current with regular check ups and diagnostics.

Walk up and sit down and talk with
Cheryl L. Woodruff, Coordinator – Caregiver Support Services
Cardinal Ritter Senior Services

Cheryl will be available to discuss all of the programs offered by Cardinal Ritter Senior
Services, especially the Adult Day Healthcare programs as well as the In-Home Services
programs.    Admission criteria will be explained as well as fees for various programs and
possible funding sources for such programs.  Cardinal Ritter has grown to be the largest
agency of Catholic Charities and has been recognized on local and national levels for its
expansive work on behalf of the senior adult.

Cardinal Ritter Senior Services (CRSS) specializes in providing services to senior adults to
improve their quality of life by promoting and providing health assistance, housing facilities,
social and supportive services, and volunteer opportunities in St. Louis City and County, as well
as St. Charles , Jefferson, Franklin , and Warren Counties .  We provide a continuum of quality
care and services for all the seasons of your senior life no matter your level of care or financial


Currently, the daily fees associated with the CRSS Adult Day programs range from $62 - $72
per day which may include program activities, assistance with personal care needs, 2 daily
snacks and a hot lunch, medication administration and nursing oversight, and possibly
transportation.  Showers are also a service for an additional fee.  
Cardinal Ritter Adult Day Program
7663 Watson Road
Shrewsbury, MO 63119-5001
Phone: (314) 962-7501
Fax: (314) 962-7140

St. Robert Adult Day Program
1424 First Capitol Drive
St. Charles, MO 63303
Phone: (636) 916-3709
Fax: (636) 916-3732

Hourly rates for In-Home services are dependent upon the number of service hours provided –
information will be available.  
The Button. Plus More.
Accidents happen.
And when they do,
the quickest way to summon help is to push THE BUTTON.

The Button is a personal emergency response system offered through Living Safe Technologies,
operated by Lutheran Senior Services. It is the cornerstone of a broad array of sensors, services,
and emerging technologies that provide solutions for a range of safety needs.
Cathy Barton 314.446.2421  e-mail

Kevin Murphy 314.262.8224 e-mail
Worn on a belt, this cell phone-sized, state-of-the-art device
senses when the wearer falls and alerts the call center.
No button-pushing required.
Floor Pressure Mat
When the floor pressure mat is activated, a caregiver can be
entrance/exit of a home to detect wandering.
Bed/Chair Occupancy Sensor
Automatically sends an alert if a
person has left the bed or a
designated chair and not returned
within a preset amount of time.
The MedReady dispenser
holds 28 doses of medication.
Simply fill the unit’s storage
bays and program it to
dispense correct doses at the
appropriate time of day. Then,
lock the unit to ensure security.
It is easy to fill, easy to use,
and works with a wide variety
of drug regimens.
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Family Caregiver Workshop
October 25, 2013
at Wilde Conference Center
in Arnold, MO is