Lifestyle

Living Life to the Fullest: Welcome to Luther Acres

On a dreary rainy weekday this past September, Beth Bucher, Community Enrichment and Wellness Manager for Luther Acres, was relaxing on a luxury bus liner along with nearly 20 Luther Acres residents, family members and friends. The group was en route to the Finger Lakes region of New York, hoping that the gloomy forecast would not impact their planned activities of hiking, touring and wine tasting.

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Best of Both Worlds: Life at St. John's Herr Estate

Longtime Lancaster County residents Jerry and Dottie Boas love life at St. John’s Herr Estate – where they are able to do what they want, when they want and know that everything is taken care of for them.

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Short-Term Rehabilitation Program: Rehab to Home

Sometimes all it takes is a missed step, a minor fall or an unexpected surgery to turn your life upside-down, and your hospital stay is only the first step on the road to recovery. Luthercare’s short-term rehabilitation program, Rehab to Home, is the perfect place to restore your health and get back to doing all the things you enjoy!

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The Evolution of Luthercare's Artist-in-Residence Program

When internationally known, Lancaster-based artist Freiman Stoltzfus started the popular Luthercare Artist-in-Residence program, the goal was to spark the residents’ interest inart further. While the program has evolved since it began nearly five years ago, Freiman says the one thing that remains unchanged is the unbridled joy that art and creativityinspires in residents.

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Team Luthercare: Lancaster Walk to End Alzheimer’s®!

After seemingly endless days of rain in central Pennsylvania, the morning of the 2018 Lancaster Walk to End Alzheimer’s® arrived with warm sun and a beautiful blue sky, providing the perfect backdrop as Team Luthercare took part in raising awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

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Gardening Pioneers at Luther Acres

Ruth Lohmeyer and Terri Wible are trying some new gardening methods at Luther Acres, the Luthercare senior living community in Lititz. Both Luther Acres residents, they are experimenting with different ways of gardening that bring many benefits to the garden.

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Luther Acres Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

On Tuesday, January 23, Kathryn Zug, a resident of Luther Acres, Lititz, reached a milestone birthday. She turned 100 years old! 

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Card Shower Planned to Celebrate Luther Acres Resident Turning 111

Can you imagine the things Miriam “Mim” Moore has seen in her nearly 111 years? The supercentenarian, a resident of Luther Acres, the Luthercare community in Lititz, will celebrate her 111th birthday on January 28! As a lifelong card player, we would love to shower her with birthday cards. Mim plays cards daily at Luther Acres Healthcare Center, in addition to attending exercise group, bingo, music programs, art class, parties and socials. 

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Explore St. John’s Herr Estate, Luther Acres during Open House

Join us for a taste of life at St. John’s Herr Estate and Luther Acres during Lancaster County’s countywide “Explore Retirement Living” Open House on Saturday, October 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition, St. John’s Herr Estate host an “Autumn Taste and Tour” open house on Friday, October 20, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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St. John’s Herr Estate Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

St. John’s Herr Estate resident Harlan Eye celebrated his 100th birthday today with friends and family at the Luthercare senior living community in Columbia.

Harlan shared photos and mementos from his childhood as he marked the milestone, marveling at the occasion. He was congratulated by state Sen. Ryan Aument, who also attended the party.

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