Tag: senior citizens

Senior living center cuts ribbon to long wait list

A new independent living center opened its doors on Tuesday seeking to bring modern housing to some of St. Louis’ seniors and it already has a wait list. Vandeventer Place, an independent living senior community, has 15,000 square feet of community space comprised of a furnished community building, business center, fitness center and movie theater. At the ribbon cutting ceremony for Vadeveter Place, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, said that one of the biggest and […]

Nurse accused of stealing narcotics at Town and Country assisted living center

A woman from Troy, Mo., is accused of stealing narcotics over several months while employed at Mason Pointe Lutheran Senior Services in Town and Country. Charging documents say Amy Michelle Johnson, 37, faces a Class D felony for stealing oxycodone, morphine, and other controlled substances from March 1 to July 7, 2017. Court documents allege an internal investigation showed she had “stolen numerous doses over several months”. The facility uses an automated machine that dispenses […]