Category Archives: Community Involvement

Want to age better? Join a choir

A groundbreaking study examines the health benefits of making music as we age

By Deborah Quilter for Next Avenue

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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, READ MORE

Help Presbyterian Manor team raise funds for Alzheimer’s

Last year’s Presbyterian Manor team, which raised about $2,000 to benefit Alzheimer’s disease awareness and research.

Last year’s Presbyterian Manor team, which raised about $2,000 to benefit Alzheimer’s disease awareness and research.

The Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor team is going all out to double the amount of money it raises at this year’s Alzheimer’s Walk. Between bierocks, T-shirts, wine tastings and lip sync competitions, marketing director and team captain Tara Clawson READ MORE

What banks are doing to curb elder financial abuse

Why some are proactive, but others are afraid to be

By Juliette Fairley for Next Avenue

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An increasing number of banks and credit unions are implementing fraud-prevention initiatives to prepare for the onslaught of aging Americans expected to develop Alzheimer’s disease.

They are training tellers “to flag potential suspicious behavior, READ MORE

Golf tournament raises more than $17k for seniors

The Flight A winners were Brian Sanderholm, Aaron Sanderholm, Michael Sanderholm and Don Shanks.

The Flight A winners were Brian Sanderholm, Aaron Sanderholm, Michael Sanderholm and Don Shanks.

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor’s 22nd Annual Dick Metz Memorial Golf Classic May 7 raised more than $17,800 for the Manor’s Good Samaritan Program.

The tournament was named for the late golf pro and Arkansas City native, Richard “Dick” C. READ MORE

Art is Ageless® winners announced

Front row from left: Wilda Buffo, Jean Swanson, Sharon Shelton, Neva Wilcox. Back row from left: Dr. Steve Swaim, Iris Magnus, Colleen Cain, Jean Stockton, Sharon Ternes,Velora Bradshaw. Not pictured: Donna Thompson.

Front row from left: Wilda Buffo, Jean Swanson, Sharon Shelton, Neva Wilcox. Back row from left: Dr. Steve Swaim, Iris Magnus, Colleen Cain, Jean Stockton, Sharon Ternes,Velora Bradshaw. Not pictured: Donna Thompson.

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor has announced the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Tara Clawson, marketing director. “Art is Ageless is unique in featuring READ MORE