This year’s Cowley County Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Saturday, Sept. 30, in Winfield. Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor has organized a team and is already hard at work raising money for the Alzheimer’s Association.
You can support their efforts
One of our favorite summer traditions takes place on July 10, when we welcome the Ark City Community Band back to our front lawn for their season finale.
The band will close out its 146th season with the 7 p.m. performance at Arkansas City Presbyterian
Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor’s 23rd Annual Dick Metz Memorial Golf Classic raised more than $17,400 for our Good Samaritan Program.
“Our golf tournament continues to be a huge success from year to year,” said Sarah Griggs, executive director
Making Communities Friendlier for Those With Dementia
That’s the goal for the ambitious Dementia Friendly America initiative
By Beth Baker for Next Avenue
Can a strong community network help ease the challenges faced by people with dementia and their families? That’s the hope of a national volunteer-driven initiative known as Dementia Friendly America
A groundbreaking study examines the health benefits of making music as we age
By Deborah Quilter for Next Avenue
Twenty years ago, when academic researcher Julene Johnson wanted to study how music might help the aging process, she couldn’t get funding. Johnson, a professor at the Institute for Health & Aging at the University of California, San Francisco,