Here at Luthercare, our mission is to support the youngest and the oldest throughout Lancaster and Lebanon counties. With compassion, teamwork, integrity, connection and learning, we work to provide the highest quality of care to those we serve. Our senior living communities and child care centers have been recognized nationally, but what truly sets us apart are the individuals who make up the Luthercare family. Here are just a few examples of Luthercare family members who make our senior living communities and early learning centers very special places.
Luthercare is pleased to announce Matthew C. Oathout as Senior Vice President – Operations.
Matt has been with Luthercare for six years and has demonstrated exceptional leadership capabilities, insight and strategic perspective. He began his new role earlier this year and his responsibility is to ensure that organizational operations, clinical oversight and marketing are aligned for the long-term viability and success of the organization.
Congratulations to Lorita Valente, Luthercare’s Child Care Information Services of Lebanon Director, as she was recently named the 2017 General Frank Smoker Beyond the Call Award winner by the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Lorita, who has been serving youths and families in Lebanon County for almost two decades, was honored for her tireless and dedicated service to active duty military members and their families through PA CARES and Operation: Military Kids PA.
The Friends of Luther Acres completed a two-year project providing residents of the Healthcare Center with a wonderful sensory garden. The Peacock Court Sensory Oasis Courtyard was dedicated on April 22, following the Annual Meeting of the Friends. Although there was a chill in the air, hearts were warmed as we prayed and sang the hymn “For the Beauty of the Earth.” Reverend Glenn Beard, Luthercare’s Director of Church Relations and Pastoral Care, led the brief service, and Grady Daub played the keyboard, bringing to fruition a project which means so much to many people.
Volunteerism and patriotism go handin-hand for Luther Acres resident Polly Eshelman. The 94-year-old’s servicecentered mindset and kind-hearted spirit are just a few of the reasons she was selected to serve as the Grand Marshal for the 26th Lititz Lions Club Patriotic Parade.
On July 3, Polly sat in the front of a shiny red Mustang as she waved to the residents of the town she has been active in for more than 60 years.