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    Medicare changes of 2019

    The coming year, 2019, is a huge year for Medicare beneficiaries. There will be many changes and most of them are beneficial. In 2010, lawmakers did away with the Medicare Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage Plans.   Read More...

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    Favorite Christmas recipes

    ‘Tis the season for baking and cooking for family and friends. Enjoy these favorite holiday recipes from staff and residents.Pumpkin Cake2017 Recipe Contest Winner by Jerrie Schreiner, quality assurance coordinator2 c sugar 4 eggs ½ tsp salt 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1 c oil 2 c pumpkin (16 oz) 2 c flour 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp nutmeg ½ tsp ground clovesMix all ingredients together. Pour in 11 by 17 baking pan.   Read More...

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    Emporia Presbyterian Manor on U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Home list

    Emporia Presbyterian Manor is on the U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2018 list. The senior living community received the highest score of High Performing to make the list, available today.The U.S.   Read More...

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    Words of gratitude

    With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we asked residents and members of the community’s staff to share what they appreciate most about Emporia Presbyterian Manor. Here is what they had to say:“CNAs, nurses and residents make [Presbyterian Manor] such a special place. I love coming to work and seeing the way the nurses come together to help one another.” - Ashley McIlvain, activity assistant“I feel we develop a close family feeling among the residents and look after an...  Read More...

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    Community goes greener with compostable products

    If you attended the Fall Festival in late September, you may have noticed that something was missing.Styrofoam.For the first time, the community ditched traditional styrofoam plates and bowls in lieu of more environmentally conscious, compostable products.And that was just the beginning.In its longstanding efforts to go green, the community will soon be making a permanent switch to compostable cups and take-out containers (a first among Presbyterian Manors). The change was initiated by a residen...  Read More...

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    Emporia Presbyterian Manor hosting veterans breakfast

    Veterans, their spouses and widows are invited to Emporia Presbyterian Manor for a free biscuits and gravy, eggs, sausage and bacon breakfast at 7 a.m. November 10 at Presbyterian Manor, 2300 Industrial Rd., Emporia.“We appreciate their service,” said Susan Siepelmeier, executive director. “It’s an honor to serve our area veterans, their spouses and widows each year and remember their sacrifice.”Gifts will be given to veterans as a token of appreciation.Entertainmen...  Read More...

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    Lace up your walking shoes for the Alzheimer’s Walk October 7

    The annual Alzheimer’s Walk will take place October 7 at the Lyon County Fairgrounds in Emporia. Registration is at 1:30 p.m., the Inspirational Promise Garden Flower Ceremony begins at 2 p.m., and the walk begins at 2:15 p.m. To pre-register for this event, go online at or stop by Presbyterian Manor and pick up a registration form. Registration will be open on the day of the walk as well.   Read More...

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    Freerksens Find Freedom and Familiarity

    Before moving to Emporia Presbyterian Manor about six months ago, Barbara Freerksen’s concerns were growing as her husband, Fred, was experiencing more advanced dementia. Their children were worried, too. How much longer could they stay at home?   Read More...

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    Therapy team provides the right PATH® to recovery

    Whether or not you’re a resident at Emporia Presbyterian Manor, the therapy team at the community offers a broad range of offerings within the continuum of care to get individuals on the right path to recovery.For many seniors, there is a gap in medical care following a hospital stay for injury, illness or surgery. Often, they are well enough to be released from the hospital, but not well enough to immediately return home. Presbyterian Manor bridges this gap with its Post-Acute To Home (PA...  Read More...

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    Emporia artists among Art is Ageless® masterpiece level winners

    Four winning artists in Emporia Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless® juried competition will be featured in the 2019 Art is Ageless Calendar produced by Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.“Fisherman’s Shack at Sunset,” a painting by Paul Johnston, “Bubbles,” a painting by John King, “The Changing Beauty of Spring,” a painting by George Walters and “Beautiful Christmas Night,” a painting in the Christmas category by Nona Thomp...  Read More...

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