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    Betsy Geddes makes the move

    While she isn’t new to Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America, Betsy Geddes is new to our Newton campus as she joined us in January in her new role as the director of health services.“We’re thrilled to keep Betsy within the PMMA family and have her bring her experience as health services director at our Sterling campus to us. She has a very warm personality that we all enjoy, and our residents and staff will benefit from having her experience on our team,” said Marc Kessinger...

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    “It’s a Guy Thing!” to feature a taste of Italy in March

    All Newton Presbyterian Manor men and their friends are invited to the “It’s a Guy Thing!” March activity happening at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 21 in the Wellness Center. This month’s theme is “Taste of Italy” and will feature an Italian feast for lunch.“It’s a Guy Thing!” is a monthly activity organized by Newton Presbyterian Manor with Heart & Soul Hospice.

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    Chaplain's Corner: God is for me

    By Jerroll Martens, ChaplainPsalm 56:9 “When I cry………this I know. God is for me.”What an infinite truth to know that the God of the universe is for me! He was for me before time began, before my coming into this world.

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    Art is Ageless® call for entries underway

    Newton Presbyterian Manor has issued a call for entries for the® juried exhibit to be held March 21-April 5, 2019. Entries of artistic works will be accepted from any area artist who is 65 years of age or older to exhibit and/or compete for an opportunity to be featured in the 2020 Art is Ageless calendar.Artists may choose to enter the exhibit only. For the competition, works are to have been completed in the past five years (since January 2014).

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    Looking for a good book? Newton Public Library delivers.

    There’s nothing quite like cozying up with a good book on a cold winter’s day, and thanks to a program through the Newton Public Library, a great read is always within reach regardless of an individual’s ability get to the library themselves.ENLITE is a book delivery program that provides Newton and North Newton seniors with access to a wide array of Newton Public Library materials including its extensive large-print collection, featuring everything from westerns and romance no...

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    Chaplain's Corner: The Heart

    By Jerroll Martens, Chaplain“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” Matt. 5:8February is “Heart Month” when the medical community encourages good cardiovascular health. The month also has Valentine’s Day with the love connection.The Bible has nearly 900 references to the heart, and usually it speaks to a person’s mind, will and emotions.

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    Employee Milestone Awards Given for 2018

    Fifteen employees were recognized with milestone awards and recognition gifts at the annual employee Christmas party Dec. 14. They are:5 yearsEmily Busenitz, Dining Services AssistantLaura Stewart, Social Services DirectorTara Stewart, MDS CoordinatorRenee Ott, Restorative AideGina Entz, Preschool TeacherThomas Allen, Maintenance TechnicianMichaela Burke, CMARiley Rodriguez, Life Enrichment Assistant10 yearsCarrie Supernois, LaundryOlga Vela, CookKaren King, Floor Technician15 yearsDeanna Woodfi...

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    From a Daughter’s Perspective

    By Mary Ellen TippinThink all the fun in life is winding down at 80, 85, 90 years of age? That certainly wasn’t the case for my mother, Ruth Vander Wilt. She lived at the Presbyterian Manor Broadway Apartments from the time she was 90 until she was 101!

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    Wellness Center offers tips for a healthy, active new year

    Is getting healthier or becoming more active at the top of your New Year’s resolutions? If so, the community’s Wellness Center has the programs, resources and expertise to get you where you want to be in 2019.“Winter is a great time to restart or start a wellness routine, not only by coming to the classes we offer here on campus but by making time for yourself—walking the halls, working out on your own time or scheduling an appointment with me,” said Alex Ramos, Wel...

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    Chaplain's Corner: Moses is Dead

    By Jerroll Martens, Chaplain“Moses, my servant, is dead …” Joshua 1:2These words to Joshua spoke of a past and of a future similar to the idea of the New Year. Moses is dead. A simple and direct statement.

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