Lutherwood - Diakon Senior Housing Community

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Services & Amenities


Community amenities

  • Floor lobbies, with upper floors offering a view of Lake Scranton
  • Floor balconies/lower-floor terrace
  • Community room complete with a kitchen, billiards table, library, piano, and organ
  • Terrace-level lobby with pay phone and soda machine
  • Individual U.S. Postal Service mailboxes
  • Laundry rooms on each floor with coin-operated washer and dryer
  • Residents Association sells postage stamps and makes change for laundry machines
  • Outdoor picnic areas, sitting areas

Health-related services

  • Monthly blood-pressure screenings
  • Handrails on every floor
  • Grab bars in bathing areas
  • Residents can supply their own health services, such as home health care or hospice services (Diakon provides these services as well)


  • Assigned parking spaces for residents
  • Abundant visitor parking

Security & maintenance

  • Well-lighted areas
  • Monitored front entrance
  • Secured building with resident access via a key-card system
  • Visitors monitored by telephone-call system
  • Snow and ice removal from sidewalks and parking areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Emergency-lighting system
  • Central fire/heat detectors
  • Sprinkler system for fire
  • Grab bars and rails
  • Optical viewing device on apartment entry doors
  • Full-time maintenance staff

Social activities

  • Diversified social, cultural, and recreational programs through the Residents Association
  • Theme parties, holiday celebrations organized by the Residents Association


  • Scheduled trips to grocery stores, mall, and other predetermined destinations via Lutherwood’s handicapped-accessible minibus
  • Hourly public transportation provided by Colts bus system


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