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Park Place of St. John

A Park Place Health & Wellness Testimonial: “You really can’t believe it until you see it.”

After a back surgery, John’s doctor said he would need therapy before going home. John didn’t have much time to research, but, as a St. John resident, he’d heard about the Skilled Nursing building tucked away near his home. He’d been curious to see what Small House rehab looked like, but he hadn’t expected he’d need it himself.…


Providence Hospice

Providence Hospice care made a difference: “They came alongside me”

When choosing Providence Hospice care for her mother Helen, Delores Gassmere said the choice was easy. She had trusted Providence to give her mother Helen skilled nursing care, so when Helen’s medical condition advanced, Delores went with the name she trusted and chose Providence Hospice care for Helen during her final days.…

What Makes A Providence Social Worker

Providence Life Services

What makes a Providence Social Worker?

During the month of March, we celebrate National Professional Social Work Month to acknowledge the efforts of social workers everywhere, especially in our Providence Life Services family! At Providence, our social workers are an important part of our care teams at our Rehab and Skilled Nursing facilities, as well as within our Hospice ministry. But what makes a Providence social worker special? …


Providence Life Services

Living with Epilepsy as an Older Adult

Although sometimes considered a childhood disorder, epilepsy can affect people of all ages. In fact, about 1 in 26 people will develop the condition in their lifetime. And in older adults, the symptoms can sometimes be confused with other disorders. Identifying epilepsy and getting the right treatment is important for living a healthy and independent life.…