Fifty years ago, the Rev. David Cady Wright, rector of St. Mary's-on-the-Highlands Episcopal Church, was concerned that many of his parishioners…
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Read what people say about the living quality and care of the St. Martins In the Pines community.
The St. Martins community offers everything from Independent Living to Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Temporary Stay and Medical Transportation for its residents.
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"The retirement commune: Housing's new direction for baby boomers"
(The Boston Globe)
"Aging in community, rather than all alone, is going to make the boomers' experience of old age different than anything that ever came before, says Dr. Bill Thomas, an influential geriatrician and author based in New York and founder of The Green House Project.read more
"At 109 Martha Scruggs may the oldest living Alabamian"
by Mark Almond (The Birmingham News)
On May 1st, Martha Fountain Scruggs celebrated her 109th birthday with her family, friends and staff of St. Martin’s and was told that she is believed to be the oldest living person in Alabama.
“I am,” she said. “I can’t believe it. My gracious. 109, that’s not bad,” she said. “But it’s not so terribly good either.”
In 2012, Martha was honored with the naming of a Green House home in The Cottages, Scruggs House.
Celebrating Our Dedicated Volunteers, April 21-26, 2013
St. Martin's celebrates our dedicated volunteers during Volunteer Appreciation Week. We are grateful to the many individuals, groups, churches and organizations that make significant contributions and we thank you for helping us grow with purpose.
Responding to the Changing Landscape of Health Care in 2013
As the population demographics continue to change with baby boomers reaching retirement age, St. Martin's will continue to evolve to meed their needs. Amidst the increase demand for care services and long term support for seniors comes the increasing burden on government payment sources like Medicare and Medicaid.
The Cottages at St. Martin’s Topping Out
St. Martin places the final beam on top of newest Green House Cottage with traditional “topping out” ceremony.
2011 Annual Report
Click here to read the St. Martin's 2011 Annual Report.
The Business of Caregiving: The Cottages, St. Martin's in the Pines (PHI)
The Business of Caregiving is a series of case studies that showcases exemplary employers in the eldercare/disability services industry. The organizations featured in this series have been selected to illustrate a “quality care through quality jobs” approach to sustaining and growing a long-term care business.
St. Martin's in the Pines Joins Caring Communities Insurance Company
Libertyville, IL: January 1, 2011 - Effective today, St. Martin's in the Pines of Birmingham, AL has become a Member of Caring Communities, a Reciprocal Risk Retention Group which provides liability insurance, education, and risk management services for the nation's leading not-for-profit continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and aging services providers...
"St. Martin's in the Pines plans to add cottage concept to nursing home"
by Stan Diel (The Birmingham News)
St. Martin's in the Pines, an east Birmingham nursing home, is planning to spend $5 million to build the second phase of its "Green House" community.
The concept replaces the traditional nursing home with "cottages" where smaller numbers of residents live under the care of nursing assistants.