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    Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s Founder’s Day celebrates 70 years of service to seniors

    Employees of Emporia Presbyterian Manor will observe the founding of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America this month as the company celebrates 70 years of providing quality senior services guided by Christian values in Kansas and Missouri.Each Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America campus will have their own celebration with residents and employees during April acknowledging the importance each play in making life at Emporia Presbyterian Manor the way you want to live.“Many of our more than 2,00...  Read More...

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    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...

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    Our volunteers make all the difference

    Our community is blessed to have a number of volunteers dedicated to making life easier and more joyful for our residents and staff. As we celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week April 7-13, we’re putting the spotlight on several of them who make a difference in our community every day.Larry and Linda DeDonder For at least three years, Larry and Linda DeDonder have been faithfully visiting our community on Thursday afternoons to pray the rosary with residents and come back once a month to do...  Read More...

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    Art is Ageless® call for entries underway

    Emporia Presbyterian Manor has issued a call for entries for the Art is Ageless® juried exhibit to be held April 10-30, 2019. Entries of artistic works will be accepted from any area artist who is 65 years of age or older to exhibit and/or compete for an opportunity to be featured in the 2020 Art is Ageless calendar.Artists may choose to enter the exhibit only. For the competition, works are to have been completed in the past five years (since January 2014).   Read More...

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    2019 AiA calendar features talented local artists

    It’s hard to believe summer is just around the corner! If you’re counting down the days to warmer weather, there’s a good chance you’re using this year’s Art is Ageless calendar, featuring the artwork of seniors, including some from within our walls and out in the Emporia community.When we revealed the 2019 calendar, we invited the winning artists to join us for a reveal party and asked them to sign their work in the calendar for others. Some of them were surprised ...  Read More...

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    Green thumbs unite – it’s spring!

    March is finally here, and that means it’s time to start thinking about our outdoor pots and gardens. To help, student volunteers from Emporia State University are stopping by this month to help us with our gardens.“We haven’t done anything like this since I’ve been here, and I’m really excited to get to participate in it,” said Jen Moran, life enrichment director. “At that time, I think we’ll also plan what we’ll be doing in our healthcare p...  Read More...

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    Arlo Bell found the perfect fit

    Before Arlo Bell moved in to independent living on campus, he made a scale drawing of his apartment and drew in his furniture to ensure it would fit how he liked. Now that he’s settled into his place, everything is just right.“My favorite thing about my apartment is the compact nature of it. It is easy to maintain and get around,” said Arlo.Drawing things to scale isn’t something new for Arlo.   Read More...

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    Johny Patwary dishes on dining services

    The food service program on campus is about more than just preparing nutritious and delicious meals. It’s also about creating an enjoyable dining experience.“Our goal is that we prepare food and provide service that creates memories and pleases all the senses of our residents and their families,” said Johny Patwary, dining services director.Johny and his team accomplish this in a number of ways.“We update our menu every six months so we can keep it seasonal. We also provi...  Read More...

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    Navigating your smartphone: free session

    It's time to turn the table and stop asking your children or grandchildren for help with your device. Learn how to navigate your smartphone and tablet at our seminar at 10:30 a.m. March 26.We'll cover the basics, like sending emails, downloading attachments, sharing photos and searching Google.   Read More...

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    Healthy living for brain and body: free session

    UPDATE: This event is now scheduled for Friday, March 22, at 10 a.m., due to the weather on the original date. Please RSVP.The health of the brain and the body are connected. Join us Wednesday, February 20, at 1 p.m.   Read More...

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