Author Archives: Laurie

Dear grandpa

Matt Dewell and his grandpa, Bill Flick, share a love of the outdoors.

Bill Flick is a long-time resident of Presbyterian Manor and the Arkansas City community. He is an avid outdoorsman, and has passed his love for nature on to his children and grandchildren. His grandson, Matt Dewell, wrote this essay about his READ MORE

Celebrating social workers

Lori Peters with her son and husband at the Alamo in San Atonio, Texas.

Lori Peters with her son and husband at the Alamo in San Atonio, Texas.

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor honors Social Work Month

Lori Peters

Lori Peters has always had a passion for helping people. She is currently Arkansas City’s Presbyterian Manor’s social worker for assisted living and memory care. Prior to this READ MORE

A calling and a challenge

Elsie Tipton with various members of the congregation.

Elsie Tipton with various members of the congregation.

Elsie Tipton helped forge a path for women in church leadership

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate women who blazed their own trail. Meet Elsie Tipton, a resident of Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor, who was one of the first female READ MORE

Couples celebrate the month of love

Edward and Margaret Gilliland

February is the month of love, and at Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor, we want to celebrate and recognize all of the couples who are living here together.

• Edward and Margaret Gilliland were married on June 20, 1947, and have been married for 70 READ MORE

Activities staff give residents more to look forward to

It’s not just bingo anymore

Our wonderful activities staff. From left to right, Lori Peters, Brandi Barrett and Janelly Ambriz.

This month, we’re celebrating the dedication and hard work of our activities staff. Nationwide, Activity Professionals Month is observed as a way to appreciate the people who plan and provide activities within senior READ MORE

Resident Ted Doyle pins down memories

Resident Ted Doyle showcases his lapel pins.

Resident Ted Doyle has been collecting lapel pins since the ‘70s.

It all started with a friend of Ted Doyle’s who collected police badges. His collection inspired Ted to start one of his own – lapel pins. Ted had tried for years to find a hobby READ MORE