LFCS Senior Counseling Services
This unique program is offered in our Southeast Office, and has had a huge impact on families and clients living in that area. In-home and in-office counseling for individuals 55 years or older is available. Referral for psychiatric services for medication management, if needed, is also available. Weekly groups for individuals with early or advanced memory loss are provided. This program also supports individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. Our Qualified Licensed Professional Counselor with a certification in Gerontological Counseling and Certified Geriatric Care Manager is ready and able to assist you.
OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program
OASIS matches older adult tutors with children in grades K through 3rd. Tutors use a variety of creative techniques to enhance students reading and language arts skills and help build self-esteem. Both students and tutors get a great deal of satisfaction in improving skills and building a trusting, nurturing relationship. LFCS’ OASIS operates in approximately 20 St. Louis area Lutheran schools, and involves over 90 tutors and students. Our program is associated with OASIS International, a national nonprofit educational organization designed to enhance the quality of life for mature adults. For more information contact Jim Eckrich 314-754-2726.