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Luther Acres to Host Wellness Fair and Open House

Luther Acres, the Luthercare senior living community in Lititz, will host its 7th annual Wellness Fair and Open House on Thursday, April 26. The day features educational seminars from 8:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.; an Open House from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; and a health fair from 11:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The health fair, with the theme “There’s No Clowning Around When It Comes to Good Health!,” will take place in the Community Room at the Luther Acres Towne Center, at 250 St. Luke Drive, Lititz, and seminars will take place in and around the Towne Center.

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Chaplain to be Installed at Spang Crest

The Reverend Jillian E. Riddle will be installed as Chaplain at Spang Crest, a Luthercare community at 945 Duke St., Lebanon, on Wednesday, March 14, at 2:30 pm. The installation will take place in the Chapel of the Abiding Christ at Spang Crest.  The Rev. Glenn A. Beard, Jr., Luthercare’s Director of Church Relations & Pastoral Care, will be preaching and The Rev. Robert Wallace, Jr., Dean of the Lebanon Conference, ELCA, will be presiding at the Installation. 

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Career Open House planned at Luther Acres

Spring into a new career with Luthercare! Luther Acres, a Luthercare senior living community in Lititz, is looking for dedicated, caring and compassionate individuals to join our team. We will be hosting a Career Open House on Tuesday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Luther Acres Healthcare Center, 400 St. Luke Drive, Lititz PA 17543. CNAs, LPNs and RNs are invited to attend to learn more about a career with Luthercare.

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Luther Acres Offers Winter Courses

Luther Acres, a Luthercare community, 600 E. Main St., Lititz, is offering a variety of courses for its Winter 2018 "reDiscover A World of Possibilities" program. The courses are one day a week, and some cover a two-, four- or six-week period. All are open to the greater community. The courses are held on the Luther Acres campus and have varying fees for residents and non-residents; some courses are free to attend. The purpose of the "reDiscover" program is to provide an opportunity to learn new things, be creative, enrich minds and have fun!

The courses for Winter 2018 are:

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Luther Acres, Spang Crest Healthcare Centers Earn 5-Star Ratings

The Healthcare Centers of Luther Acres and Spang Crest have each earned the highest rating possible by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

The skilled nursing centers, located in Lititz and Lebanon, earned an overall 5-star rating from the CMS, in accordance with the standards set forth by the entity. 

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New Executive Director and NHA Begin Positions at Luther Acres

Luthercare is happy to welcome Craig Shelly as the new Executive Director at Luther Acres and Christie Kennedy as the new Nursing Home Administrator of the Luther Acres Healthcare Center!

Meet Craig Shelly

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Friends of Spang Crest Making a Difference

The Friends of Spang Crest, an auxiliary group that supports Luthercare’s Lebanon senior living community, plans several events over the course of the year to aid in its mission.

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Your Neighborhood Connection names Executive Director

Your Neighborhood Connection is pleased to announce that Leanne Kiralfy has been named Executive Director of the organization, an in-home services and licensed home care agency operated jointly by Luthercare and Moravian Manor and launched in March 2016. She began her duties on Oct. 30.

Leanne brings to the partnership more than 20 years’ experience working in long-term care, most recently as the Personal Care Home Administrator at Moravian Manor in Lititz. Leanne has served as a board member of Your Neighborhood Connection and is looking forward to her new role.

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Support Luthercare for Kids during the Extraordinary Give

On Friday, November 17, please consider supporting Luthercare for Kids and its involvement with Systems Aligned in Learning (SAIL) during the Extraordinary Give, Lancaster County’s Largest Day of Giving. Any donation made online at www.extragive.org on that day will be stretched by at least a half million dollars in stretch pool and prizes from the Lancaster County Community Foundation and sponsors.

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Introducing the New Luthercare for Kids Website

Luthercare is excited to announce the launch of a new website for Luthercare for Kids! You can find it at www.luthercareforkids.org

The goal of the new website is to provide an engaging and easy-to-navigate site that gives visitors the ability to learn about each of our five Luthercare for Kids Early Centers individually, as well as a broader look at the important mentoring and training work done by Luthercare for Kids. 

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