We are social beings. Our lives are improved by the quantity and quality of our relationship and interactions with others. St. Andrew’s lives their vision statement – “a society where our elders are safe, productive, secure and fulfilled.”
Our subsidized housing communities are co-sponsored by St. Andrew’s and other local area churches such as Episcopal, Presbyterian, United Church of Christ, Baptist and Missionary Baptist Churches, as well as Knights of Columbus.
The governing board of directors is responsible to see that our organization fulfills its purpose and a mission that focuses on activities that benefit society. St. Andrew’s demonstrates creative solutions to accommodate the holistic needs of their residents.
·Help from the local congregations in attending worship and other fellowship services.
·A Quality of Life program from St. Andrew’s Charitable Foundation that provides a handicapped-access bus and driver for local outings.
·Fund raising efforts and donations received from St. Andrew’s Ageless and Remarkable Gala.
·Additional benefits achieved from a grant received by a local non-profit, faith based organization. This grant assures a Faith Community Nurse, in collaboration with a physician medical practice, work toward achievement of residents’ optimal health and wellness.
·Inclusion in programs that sustain spiritual, emotional and physical needs.
·Advocacy at local, state and national levels for the needs of low-income seniors.