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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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    Walk to end Alzheimer’s

    Join our team for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®, on Saturday September 21. This team includes staff, their family members and friends of Newton Presbyterian Manor. Each of our lives have been touched by Alzheimer's.We have two households that specialize in memory care in our community.   Read More...

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    Resident uses art to help abused and at-risk kids

    Duane Graham has been an artist his entire life. From his early days as a “starving artist” in and around Kansas City to serving as a technical artist on NASA’s Saturn V booster project, Duane has been creating artwork that has impacted people all around the world for as long as he can remember. Later this month, Duane will bring the impact of his work a little closer to home through a special exhibition benefiting the Newton chapter of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CAS...  Read More...

  • Apple Blossom Festival: Fun for a Cause

    Newton’s first outdoor festival of the year is set for Friday, April 26, and it just happens to be on the Newton Presbyterian Manor campus. Apple Blossom Festival, an annual Newton community favorite runs from 5 to 8 p.m. While fun is what the festival is all about, it’s fun for a really good reason.“Every year the Newton community and the staff and residents of Newton Presbyterian Manor have a wonderful time at the Apple Blossom Festival,” said Noelle Dickinson, marketin...  Read More...

  • How and Why to Teach Your Grandchildren About Gratitude

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