By Sarah Griggs, executive director
Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor always has a busy schedule during the holiday season for both residents and staff. Activities range from honoring family traditions such as dinners and decorating to visiting entertainers
Gerry Matney never expected to win first place for her quilt in this year’s Art is Ageless® competition at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor. So when she learned her handmade entry had been chosen to appear in the 2018 Art is Ageless calendar, she
November is National Hospice Month, and to recognize the importance of hospice services to quality end of life care, we’d like to share Clayton’s story.
It was not long after Clayton was diagnosed with a life limiting illness that he was told
By Wayne Rector, resident
Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor
Mention November and Thanksgiving comes to mind. There are many things to be thankful for, even though some may not seem so at the time. In I Thessalonians
Could their estrangement be caused by how we raised them?
By Elizabeth Vagnoni for Next Avenue
The truth is — I am estranged from my two adult sons.
The truth is — I love my sons and I miss them every day.
The truth is — I can’t understand how in the world this has happened.
The truth is — saying you love them and miss them is not enough.
Abdominal bloating and a persistent ‘full’ feeling are common symptoms
By Sheryl Kraft for Next Avenue
(Editor’s note: September was Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.)
Ricki Lewis ignored her belly fat for months, attributing the extra weight and bloat around her middle to aging and menopause.
“I should have paid more attention when a well-meaning
Though some advisers pooh-pooh it, a will can avoid big problems
By Rosie Wolf Williams for Next Avenue
You might have heard that Prince died without a will, which has already led to a flurry of legal maneuverings over his estate. But do mere mortals like the rest of us, with far smaller net worths, really need a will?
Traditionally, the answer to that
Although making friends later in life is difficult, perseverance is worth it
By Barbara Rady Kazdan for Next Avenue
“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; can give and receive without judgment and derive sustenance and strength from the relationship,” Brené Brown, the author and speaker of one of