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    ‘Tis the season for favorite traditions

    Staff members from Newton Presbyterian Manor recently reflected on Christmases past and shared some of their favorite holiday traditions.Alex Ramos, Wellness Director“My favorite Christmas tradition was traveling to Hutchinson on Christmas Eve and then waking up and traveling out to western Kansas on Christmas morning to be with family. We did everything from attending midnight mass to eating at our family’s restaurant in Garden City. Even though those 48 hours were extremely busy, I...  Read More...

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    Tom Buxton receives Duane Smith Caregiver of the Year Award

    On November 14, Tom Buxton, husband of resident Shirley Buxton, received the 8th annual Duane Smith Caregiver Award from the Central and Western Kansas Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association at its fall conference. The award recognizes caregivers who support individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.Following is an excerpt of the nomination that our staff submitted earlier this fall.Tom Buxton’s caregiving role began while he and his wife Shirley lived an...  Read More...

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    Pastor Jeanne Bergren joins team as new Chaplain

    Our community has been blessed to add Pastor Jeanne Bergren to our staff as the new Chaplain.Jeanne will continue to serve as the Senior Pastor at Golden Plains Free Methodist Church, where she has served for the last 14 years.Her favorite book in the Bible is the Book of Romans and her favorite verse is Romans 12:1. Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God – this is your true and pr...  Read More...

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    Newton Presbyterian Manor hosting veterans breakfast

    Veterans, their spouses and widows are invited to Newton Presbyterian Manor for a complimentary pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. November 11 at Presbyterian Manor, 1200 E Seventh, Newton.“We appreciate their service,” said Marc Kessinger, executive director. “It’s an honor to serve our area veterans, their spouses and widows each year and remember their sacrifice.”The meal will be served come-and-go from 7 to 10 a.m.   Read More...

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    Alvin Savage, a hero in aging

    We’re proud to announce that Alvin Savage, maintenance supervisor at Newton Presbyterian Manor, has been nominated by the leadership team for a Heroes in Aging award from LeadingAge Kansas. This is a new monthly award that highlights individuals who work in aging services and Alvin is very worthy of the recognition.“We all admire how he manages to do so much, and we know it’s because he wants the residents to have the very best,” said Noelle Dickinson, director of marketi...  Read More...

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