Communicating Project Status

Reporting project status is an important part of the project lifecycle and gives the LSS leadership team an opportunity to weigh-in on both the successes and challenges project teams are experiencing. Project status reporting gives the project team greater opportunities for engagement with management to announce their successes or seek guidance to help resolve their…

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3rd Quarter Operations and Financial Update

Keeping all LSS employees informed about our financial and operational goals each quarter is one way that we remain transparent and openly share important information. View this short video to educate yourself on our current status.

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Getting your W2: Is Your Address Up To Date?

Tax season is just around the corner. Your W-2 tax form is being prepared and will be available to you in January. Be sure your address is up-to-date in Workday. An incorrect address will delay you receiving your W-2. Read on to view the two ways in which you can receive your W-2.

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Requesting Time Off in Workday

The Holidays are here! If you are planning to take time off over the next few weeks, be sure that your request in Workday goes through properly.  It’s easy – just follow these step-by-step instructions.

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Register Now – January 2019 Technology Training Courses

Make one of your New Year’s resolutions to be better and more proficient with your computer. Increase your skills by taking training courses in OneNote Basics, PowerPoint Presentations, and more. You can sign up by clicking below. The classes are free so register today!

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Mission Mailbag – With Thanks and Praise

LSS regularly receives letters and emails of praise of our staff members. Residents and family members show their gratitude through notes of kindness and thanks. This is a reminder that the care we provide does not go unnoticed and that we do make a difference in people’s lives.

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Project Types and Methodology

The Strategy Steering an COE committees are fundamental parts of well-functioning projects and serve as important points of escalation and decision-making in the Project Management Lifecycle. All projects regardless of type, should be linked to LSS’ long-term strategy or annual objective. This article explains outlines the steps needed to make each LSS project a success.

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160 Years of Generous Hearts

On December 1, Lutheran Senior Services celebrated their 160th birthday! Steeped in tradition, yet innovative and caring, LSS has built a community in strength and faith. It culminated in a celebratory Gala attended by donors, supporters, residents, staff, and friends.

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2019 Benefits Annual Enrollment Now Open

Enrollment for your employee benefits is open. Now is the time to make any changes to your benefit plan. There are several helpful resources and important changes and updates. Hurry, enrollment closes on November 30th.

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2019 Benefits Annual Enrollment Instagram Contest!

Join our latest contest – it’s fun and it’s easy! You could win a $100 Amazon gift certificate just by tagging a photo of you with ALEX, our open enrollment benefits mascot!

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Employee Assistance Program

We are here for you! The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help you, your family and your co-workers through life’s many daily challenges. Stress at home, individual and group counseling, legal advice, adoption and more.

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Congratulations! U.S. News Recognizes Laclede Groves, Meramec Bluffs, and Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs

Kudos to LSS! U.S. News & World Report has released its latest ratings identifying top senior care providers in every state. Amongst LSS communities, Laclede Groves, Meramec Bluffs, and Heisinger & St. Joseph’s Bluffs were all recognized.  Read on!

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Committees and Workgroups and Project Teams, Oh My!

Have you ever been confused about the differences between committees, workgroups, and project teams? This article provides an introduction for each and will give some insight on how they function in concert at LSS.

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Helpdesk to the Rescue!

Are you working through the holidays and worried about the possibility of your computer malfunctioning? Do not fret. The Helpdesk will have someone “on call” to handle emergencies. The IT Helpdesk in your one-stop tech stop.

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PTO Sellback – and additional Bereavement Pay

Our LSS family is our most valuable resource. We are happy to announce a new PTO Sellback program and additional bereavement pay. The PTO Sellback program allows you to convert unused PTO into cash. The Bereavement Pay policy has changed to offer more paid time away from work for those who experience loss of a spouse and/or child. Read the details these two programs have to offer.

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Looking Good! Professional Attire Ordering

You only have one chance to make a first impression. Take a moment to re-familiarize yourself with the Grooming and Dress Standards Policy. If you want to purchase additional professional attire, check out this article!

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Good Oral Health: Something to Smile About

Research shows that over 125 illnesses can be identified in the mouth through a dental exam, including osteoporosis, bulimia, diabetes, and oral cancer. Take a minute to brush up on good oral hygiene habits.

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LSSLink New Feature: Comment on Top Story Posts

Join the conversation with the new LSSLink comment feature. Comment on any story featured as part of the top story. Learn how you can participate.

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Mason Pointe to Welcome The Sisters of the Good Shepherd as Newest Residents

Call it divine providence. Call it fate. But, earlier this year, when The Sisters of Good Shepherd were searching for a new place to care for their aging Sisters, their prayers were answered at Mason Pointe. Read more about their history and their similarities with LSS.

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Relias Learning: Are You Caught Up?

Staying up-to-date on information pertinent to our jobs is not only important, it is a necessity. Both Missouri and Illinois employees receive the same training through Relias Learning. Login to Relias today to catch up on your training.

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LSS Announces Independent Living Expansion at Mason Pointe

Construction has begun on Independent Living at Mason Pointe Senior Living Community. It will feature a three-story, 390,000-square-foot building with 156 new independent living apartments. Learn more about the expansion.

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The Innovation, Project Coordination, and Decision Support (IPCDS) Team Launches the Project Management Office (PMO)

Who is the IPCDS team and what is PMO? IPCDS plays an important role as a group who supports LSS’ decision-making and project management processes. And what about PMO? PMO functions as department that ensures all projects – big or small – are following best practicing standards.

Learn the details of how IPCDS and PMO function together.

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A Tribute to Terry Etling

A life well lived. Warm heart. Caring spirit. These are words to describe Terry Etling. Terry impacted the lives of many during her 21 years at Meramec Bluffs. Read about her gracious giving inside and outside of LSS.

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LSS First Senior Living Provider to Participate in Carequality

Nationwide, we are first! Lutheran Senior Services has become the first Senior Living Provider in the nation to exchange data using Carequality. Carequality is an initiative that allows real-time, on-demand sharing of health data within different Electronic Health Records.

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Workday’s New Look!

On Saturday, September 8th, Workday rolled out its new look and feel. If you’re not familiar with the layout, don’t worry! Workday still works the same. Check out the screenshot below to get a peek!

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And the Winner of the LSS Summer Walking Challenge is…

Drumroll please! Results are in for the LSS Summer Walking Challenge, and the Richmond Terrace Rebels are the winners! Richmond Terrace and Lutheran Hillside Village were neck and neck throughout most of the challenge, but Lenoir Woods squeezed in during the last few weeks to pull off an amazing second place finish!

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PayActiv: A New Service Available in Times of Need

Have you ever wished you could access your money immediately after you’ve earned it?  Have you ever needed a little cash ahead of pay day?  If so, you are not alone.  About 50% of all workers in the United States have less than $400 in savings for unanticipated expenses. PayActiv can help!

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Register for Wellness Screenings with SimplyWell

2019 wellness screenings are here!!!  Please register on the SimplyWell website or the SimplyWell app to schedule your appointment! You’ll also find healthy activities, challenges, and educational tips through the online portal!

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Hip with HIPAA: Searching for Residents by Medical Record in myUnity

Each resident, guest, or patient in Vision is assigned a unique Medical Record Number (MRN). When communicating about a resident, especially in email, it is important to safeguard the Protected Health Information (PHI) of the resident in compliance with HIPAA rules.

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Employee Assistance Program

Sometimes it happens…Personal issues affect us at work. But LSS has a place for employees to turn for help. The Mercy Employee Assistance Program (EAP) call center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you, your family, and your co-workers.

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