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Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor honored for achievements

Sarah Griggs, executive director of Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor, with Bruce Shogren (left), president and CEO of PMMA, and Bill Taylor (right), COO of PMMA

Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor received a certificate of recognition from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2017, covering the months of July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017.

The recognition came through READ MORE

When doctors should ignore end-of-life directives

Things are not always black and white during a health crisis

By Dr. Kathryn B. Kirkland for Next Avenue

Knowing your wishes for end-of-life is important in a medical emergency.

Credit: Adobe Stock – Advance directives will remain an important part of the picture: They ensure that decisions about medical interventions at the end of life are in the hands of patients and that patients’ values drive these decisions, even when they can’t speak for themselves.

(This article was provided by The Op-Ed Project, with which the writer is a fellow.)

Sheila was very clear about her wishes for the end of life. She was 88 years old and a former hospice volunteer. When her time came, she wanted no ventilator, no feeding 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