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Whatever It Takes and Then Some Winners – July 2017

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Charley Wiley, maintenance associate at Life Care Center of Saint Louis, Missouri, went above and beyond his work responsibilities for a resident who wanted to buy a computer and find her long-lost son. He used his own money to purchase a tablet for the resident and taught her how to use it...

Life Care Center of St. Louis helps cancer patient eat again

Villa Jones, speech therapist and Balbeno Bonds

Laryngeal cancer patient Balbeno Bonds came to Life Care Center of St. Louis, Missouri, on March 31, 2017, with the goal of being able to eat again.

The cancer and surgery that partially removed his larynx had left Bonds deconditioned and on a feeding tube. He was mouthing his words to communicate his needs and wants....

Life Care Center of St. Louis participates in local Heart Walk

Detrionna Long, business office assistant, and Lauri Stout, business office manager, stop for a selfie at the Heart Walk.

On May 9, 2015, a team of eight associates from Life Care Center of St. Louis took part in the American Heart Association Heart Walk at Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals.

“This was the second year that we participated,” said Sarah Edler, director of rehab services. “Last year, we raised about $300, and this year we raised $1,378.30 as a building!”

Life Care Center of St. Louis leaders speak at conference

On May 18, 2015, Sarah Edler, director of rehabilitation, and Dr. Julie Gammack, medical director, from Life Care Center of St. Louis, gave educational presentations at the 25th Annual Aging with Developmental Disabilities Conference in St. Charles, Missouri.

The conference provided seminars with continuing education credit for clinical practitioners throughout the region, specifically focused on how to care for individuals with disabilities as they age.