Internet helps Newton Presbyterian Manor residents stay connected
Orva Hargett is on the cutting edge. She and her husband use Skype to communicate with their children and grandchildren in California.
Apple Blossom Festival kicks off spring
April 2013 — Newton’s first outdoor celebration of spring, the Apple Blossom Festival, is set for April 26, at Newton Presbyterian Manor. The event runs from 5 to 8 p.m. on the Manor lawn at 1200 E. Seventh St. in Newton.
Newton Veteran honored by National Guard
Active duty Kansas National Guard members in full dress uniform present a framed display of a Newton Presbyterian Manor resident’s World War II medals to the surprised veteran.
Arkansas City Traveler covers Art is Ageless exhibit.
March 2013 — See a photo gallery of Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor’s Art is Ageless exhibit on the Arkansas City Traveler’s website.
Taste tests highlight chili cookoff at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village
January 2013 — Fort Scott Presbyterian Village hosted a chili cook-off for residents and the community. The event addressed the changes in taste and smell that often accompany aging, and included an opportunity to taste a variety of chili ranging from mild to spicy.
Candidates spar at Clay Center Presbyterian Manor forum
July 2012 — The Kansas budget and health care lead the topics of discussion as the three candidates for Kansas Senate addressed the Presbyterian Manor issues forum Saturday morning. The first question, provided by Manor residents, dealt with state budget priorities…
Art is Ageless in Presbyterian Outlook
Photo essay, May 2012 — What began in 1980 as a calendar contest has grown into a regular feature of the Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America, with artistic competitions generating not only annual calendars, but also …
Fundraiser in Fort Scott Tribune
May 2012 — “…Their commitment level and belief in the mission of the Presbyterian Manors organization really shows.” The village raised just over $17,500 …
Older Americans Month in Clay Center Dispatch
May 2012 — While Clay Center Presbyterian Manor provides services, support, and resources to older Americans year-round, Older Americans Month is a great opportunity …
Guest entertainers in the Lawrence Journal-World
April 2012 — In the chapel at Presbyterian Manor, an orchestral band is performing for an appreciative audience. Toes are tapping and heads are swaying to the upbeat arrangements.