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    Life at Presbyterian Manor during COVID-19

    Making sure our residents can communicate with their loved ones has been a big task the last couple of months. We have written letters, video chatted, played games through windows and waved to them from fifth floor windows. Sometimes it is a challenge to make it all work out, but it is always a lot of fun.   Read More...

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    Wedding gift from the bride and groom

    When Eva could not make it to her granddaughter’s wedding, her granddaughter decided to bring it to her.Brianna Heiberger and her fiancé Ngoc Thai Son wanted to make sure that Eva at least got to see Brianna in her wedding dress. Eva’s family collaborated with Presbyterian Manor staff to surprise Eva.On October 14, Eva’s family snuck into a common area at the Presbyterian Manor while staff distracted her. At the same time, Brianna was getting in her wedding dress, having...  Read More...

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    Activities abound at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor

    At Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor, we are always looking for new events and activities for our residents to participate in.Staying active and social is one of the keys to living longer healthier lives. We believe that when a person moves in to the Presbyterian Manor, they are moving here to thrive, and we want to make sure we are supporting that by providing as many opportunities as we can for them to engage with others socially and have some fun.Check out the photos for some highlights of the...  Read More...

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    Neva Bahruth keeps library’s legacy alive

    When residents Mickey and Bob McClure took over our community’s library, it was disorganized and unwelcoming. Pouring themselves into the project, the McClures quickly turned the library into a place where residents could not only find what they were looking for but enjoy spending time there.The McClures ran the library for several years and when Mickey passed away, her close friend, Neva Bahruth, was asked to take the reins.“They just threw me into the wind, and so I just followed t...  Read More...

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    Leta Sherwood’s patchwork of love

    In celebration of her mom’s 100th birthday, resident Leta Sherwood set out to do something special, something that would show her mom just how much she—and many others—loved her.“My mom took quilt blocks and fabric to grandma’s birthday party and had everyone who attended sign one,” said Leta’s daughter, Jayna Bertholf. “Some of grandma’s relatives couldn’t come to the party, so mom sent some blocks in the mail and had them mail them ba...  Read More...