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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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    Do You Own Your Home or Does Your Home Own You?

    Thinking of selling your home? Are you concerned about getting the full value out of your home sale?Join us on Thursday, September 13, at 2 p.m. as Jeff Williams, owner of Ek Real Estate, will discuss how to find the right time to sell your home, the process of selling your home, and tips for navigating the seller’s journey from listing to closing.Learn how you can get the most from your home sale and how you can find freedom from those home maintenance expenses.RSVP by September 6 to rese...  Read More...

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    Emporia Presbyterian Manor named Best Adult Care Facility in Emporia

    Emporia Presbyterian Manor was recently named Emporia’s Best Adult Care Facility by readers of the Emporia Gazette in the newspaper’s recent “2018 Reader’s Choice Awards.”The 15th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards, a contest which names the best of the best in Emporia and surrounding communities, ran for two weeks in May. Readers can choose their favorites on everything from senior care to best fried chicken, from best auto repair to best florist and everything in...  Read More...

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    Retired teachers stay connected through monthly EARSP meetings

    The first Friday of every month, Emporia Presbyterian Manor (EPM) hosts a meeting and luncheon of the Emporia Association of Retired School Personnel (EARSP).“EARSP is a great social meeting in which you can mingle with other former and retired teachers. As an educator, upon retirement you may lose some of your contacts, but through EARSP these contacts can be maintained through the monthly lunch and learn opportunities,” said one attendee.EARSP is an affiliate of the Kansas Associat...  Read More...

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