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    Art is Ageless® winners recognized

    Local senior artists were recognized for their submissions at the annual Art is Ageless artists’ reception in March.“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Noelle Dickinson, marketing director. “Art is Ageless is unique in featuring only the works of artists age 65 and older. Our artists prove that art, in any form, is an ageless ambition.”Winners in the Newton Presbyterian Manor Art is Ageless juried competition were:ChristmasAmateur - Judges Choice – “Christmas Bouquet” by Ro...  Read More...

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    Chaplain's Corner: I Will

    By Jerroll Martens, ChaplainA leper comes to Jesus in Mark 1:40 and asks Jesus to make him clean. Leprosy was an incurable disease that literally ate away the body tissues, often taking 20-30 years to do so. Lepers were considered the walking dead.  Read More...

  • Dementia-Related Behavior Strategies: Presbyterian Manor hosting free session

    Behavior is a powerful form of communication and a primary way for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings. However, some behaviors can present some real challenges for caregivers to manage.Join us for a presentation by Alzheimer's Association to learn how to cope with some of the more troublesome behaviors. Learn to identify common triggers and strategies for intervening when you encounter some of the most common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer's disease or relat...  Read More...

  • Presbyterian Manor of Mid-America system to celebrate 70 years of living

    On April 19, Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America (PMMA) will celebrate its 70th anniversary. Our first very first community opened in Newton, Kan., on April 19, 1949, nearly two years after ninety-year-old Alice Kalb of El Dorado, Kan., asked the United Presbyterian Synod if it would consider opening a home for the aged. A small exploratory committee formed to look at the idea and determined it had merit.To raise funds for the Newton effort, a dedicated offering throughout the synod took place on...  Read More...

  • Dementia-Related Behavior Strategies: Presbyterian Manor hosting free session

    Presbyterian Manor will host a Just Ask education event for caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s or related dementia on Thursday, April 11 at 7 p.m. in the Presbyterian Manor Chapel. “Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior” will be presented by the staff of the Alzheimer’s Association.Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost.   Read More...

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