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The Perry Lutheran Homes is looking for 280 volunteers to help reach their goal of packing 100,000 meals over the four years of the Meals from the Heatland event. The meal-packing event will take place Wednesday, May 1 from 9...
Despite challenging circumstances while in Haiti, the Perry Lutheran Homes and Lutheran Family Service team, together with Ministry in Mission, were able to open and admit the first residents to the Jacmel Lutheran Home in Jacmel, Haiti, during the...
With the average life expectancy now at nearly 79 years, making long-term care plans earlier in life is crucial for most Americans, yet the average American underestimates the cost of in-home, long-term care by almost 50 percent, according to...
Food, clean water, safe shelter and medical care are essential for life. However, these critical items are not easily accessible to the elders of Haiti due to no government safety net and poverty forcing many to live a life...
With the average life expectancy now at nearly 79 years, making long-term care plans earlier in life is crucial for most Americans, yet the average American underestimates the cost of in-home, long-term care by almost 50 percent, according to...
The Perry Lutheran Homes has selected Blue Stone Therapy Solutions to provide expanded rehabilitation and therapy programs with a focus on innovation and personalization to increase the rate of rehabilitation success. The Perry Lutheran Homes' partnership with Blue Stone Therapy...
The community of Perry and the Perry Lutheran Homes are stepping up in a big way to support Perry’s elder citizens. Evidence was seen July 14, when sponsors from Perry and surrounding towns and runners from as far away...
The Perry Lutheran Homes has been awarded the 2018 LeadingEdge Care and Services award for an innovative program that provides meaning, purpose and value to the lives of residents, volunteers and staff. Perry Lutheran Homes’ Meaningful Mission Projects Program was...
According to the U.S. Bureau of the Census, more than 5 percent of the population aged 65 and older live in nursing homes, congregate care, assisted living and board-and-care homes, and about 4.2 percent are in nursing homes at...
More than 65 million people, about 29 percent of the U.S. population, provide care for chronically ill, disabled or aged family members or friends during any given year and spend an average of 20 hours per week providing care...