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    Resident group turns plastic bags into yarn

    When June Thomsen heard about a group of women in Chicago who were crocheting plastic bags into sleeping mats for the homeless, she thought the idea was brilliant. However, it wasn’t until she moved into the Presbyterian Manor community last fall that she discovered a way in which she and others could help the cause.“It all started with a conversation I was having with a friend here at Presbyterian Manor,” said June. “We both had extra plastic bags and thought it would be...  Read More...

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    Newton Presbyterian Manor Receives 2019 Customer Experience Award from Pinnacle Quality Insight

    Newton Presbyterian Manor is proud to announce that they are the recipient of Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2019 Customer Experience AwardTM.The Customer Experience Award is given to senior living communities that score in the top 15-percent of the nation in resident satisfaction surveys conducted by Pinnacle Quality Insight for 12 consecutive months. Newton Presbyterian Manor received the award for independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing.Over the course of 2018, a sampling of...  Read More...

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    Wellness Center success story: Evelyn Gardner

    Thinking about trying the Wellness Center on for size? After experiencing remarkable progress in a short time, garden apartment neighbor Evelyn Gardner highly recommends it.Though she had already been walking two miles daily, at Evelyn’s last check-up she told her doctor that she was noticing her scoliosis, a long-time diagnosis, was getting worse. “My shoulders and hips were both uneven and less flexible, and even sitting in a chair was less comfortable,” she said.   Read More...

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    Residents participate in summer pen pal project

    This summer, 23 residents and two staff members in our community participated in a new pen pal project initiated by the Newton YMCA’s Y Scholars program, which is in partnership with USD 373. The residents were paired with first and second grade students. This was the first year Newton hosted this program, and it was a hit for everyone involved!“This is the only pen pal I remember ever having,” said Kay Orr, assisted living resident at Newton Presbyterian Manor.   Read More...

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    Presbyterian Manor earns zero-deficiency rating for assisted living

    Newton Presbyterian Manor earned a zero-deficiency survey from the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services following its assisted living inspection in July.Senior living communities that offer assisted living are surveyed by their licensing agency for compliance of regulations established by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. These regulations are designed to ensure a standard of care is met. By meeting this standard, senior living communities are able to renew ...  Read More...

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