Being There for St. Margaret’s

Nurses have played their important role for assisting the many in need. There was a major change in the United States sometime after the industrial revolution. Before that period in time, there were families that would support the elderly relatives who could not take care of themselves any longer. In some cases, there were disabled as well as those who would need extra assistance. There have been major improvements for many of the people needing extra help since those days. With changes in modern medical providing, it is usually in the best interest for many to go to a nursing facility with their specialized care providers. In New Orleans, St. Margaret’s nursing facility has always been there for the assistance of those in need. There is an advantage of giving experienced quality healthcare to those who need to be there. Over the years St. Margaret’s adapted well to its higher demands from the community and for more quality care at their facilities. In late August 2005 the catastrophe known as Hurricane Katrina had destroyed most of New Orleans. The disaster was of epic proportions and St. Margaret’s was destroyed. It would be some time before the new facilities would be ready for assisting the needy again.

Larry Stansberry New Orleans

Bywater Hospital was the facility where St. Margaret’s residents would receive their assisted-living needs for some time before St. Margaret’s would reopen at a different site. In Bienville, the newly renovated Lindy Boggs Hospital would serve as its temporary home. Larry Stansberry New Orleans, is extremely proud to have been present every step of the way for the patients and occupants of see Margaret’s through the most trying times in New Orleans history.


Literature and Its Fine Moments

It is always great to take the time to sit back relax and enjoy a really good piece of literature. From time to time, it is always a great way to find a moment where you can escape from the everyday stresses of life. It is a great way to get away from the everyday regular routines. Finding a great book to read can take someone into the world where deep thought and reflection can take place. Sometimes books can also offer a way for one to envision and possess the ability to control the state of mind you are in while reading literature. This is seen as a great way of controlling your sleep as well. Many psychologists have found that by reading during conscious levels one can actually control their imagination in a direction where it seems best and at the same time taps a certain corner of the thought which cannot be done without direction. Books are a great way to captivate the imagination, specialist do make clear that when the mind is not being exercised to its greater capacities there are repercussions. Many specialists in psychology see that memory loss can become a major condition when the mind is not being exercised much like the muscle it is.

Larry Stansberry New Orleans
Larry Stansberry New Orleans

  Larry Stansberry New Orleans goes into explaining how it’s best to let the mind relax by reading versus having problems sleeping at night from bad thoughts or stress. The New Orleans native says this can carry deeply into the mood of a person if it becomes more like a pattern or habit.

How to Care for Elders

The intent of the St. Margaret’s at Mercy nursing facility, says Larry, is to make it feel more like an actual home that a hospital, something the elder appreciate. Larry says that he is passionate about caring for Elders, and as a Certified Eden Associate, he received three days of training in the Ten Principles of the Eden Alternative. As he knows, the Eden Alternative is dedicated to improving the quality of life for Elders. Health care providers, the government, families, and Elders themselves are all engaged in elder care. Most of its residents live in apartment-like private rooms that are built around communal living space. The Eden Alternative dates back to the early 1990s and began in nursing homes.

Larry Stansberry New Orleans

Larry is a licensed Nursing Facility Administrator and a Certified Eden Associate. The Eden Alternative is a fresh take on Elder care, promoting a philosophy that says life is all about growth, no matter how old we get or what challenges we are presented with. This philosophy has since caught on, and expanded into all care settings, including home care and residential care, where residents live with different levels of ability. There are beds for 112 people at St. Margaret’s at Mercy, and they live in a uniquely designed nursing home.

Larry Stansberry New Orleans has been the Chief Executive Officer at St. Margaret’s at Mercy since 2001, and says that he feels blessed to be able to provide high-quality care to the poor of New Orleans.
He also feels blessed to be able to provide care to the elderly.

Larry Stansberry New Orleans – Saint Margaret of Scotland

Larry Stansberry of New Orleans is the Chief Executive Officer at St. Margaret’s at Mercy, whose mission is to make sure that everyone has access to quality healthcare in a homelike, dignified setting, regardless of his or her station in life.

“Saint Margaret of Scotland served the vulnerable, helped to create a community of peace and love, and pioneered religious and social reform in her time,” Larry Stansberry of New Orleans explains. “Bearing her name, St. Margaret’s has emulated the feats of its patroness in the New Orleans community since 1931.” He says that the people they serve at St. Margaret’s become more that just patients or acquaintances; they are friends and neighbors. “One step further,” he adds. “They are our family – our brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, grandmas and grandpas.”

Larry Stansberry New Orleans

He has been the CEO of St. Margaret’s since 2001. Before that, he was the Program Director for the Archdiocese of New Orleans, where he provided overall project management including strategic planning, funding development, marketing, and supervision of the program’s staff.

From 1996 to 1999, Larry Stansberry of New Orleans was the Executive Director at St. Judge’s Healthcare Management in Gretna, Louisiana, where he provided management services and strategic planning, marketing, budgeting, billing, accounting, and other services to health care facilities in Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida.

He received his education at Our Lady of Holy Cross College in New Orleans, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Sciences. He went on to earn two graduate degrees. He studied in the Master of Science program in Biological Science from Loyola University, and earned a Master of Health Care Administration degree from Tulane.