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
For nearly 39 years, Helen has been the consistent face residents have turned to whenever they want to get spruced up. She runs the Arkansas Presbyterian Manor beauty salon.
“My first shop was in the laundry room before the health care addition was
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
Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor has issued a call for entries for the Art is Ageless® juried exhibit to be held March 24 to 30.
Entries of artistic works will be accepted from any area artist who is 65 years of age or older to exhibit and/or
It’s not just bingo anymore
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
Thank you for the devotions
In November, we lost a longtime contributor to our newsletter — resident Wayne Rector, who wrote devotions for Community Matters for several years. He died Nov. 17 at the age of 97.
Born Harry “Wayne” Rector on April
In 1945, World War II veteran Raymond Weeks had the idea to celebrate all veterans on Nov. 11 (Armistice Day), not just the ones who had served in World War I. He along with then-Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower led the way to create a nationwide holiday
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
Arkansas City Presbyterian Manor was one of three adult care homes in Kansas recognized for making advances in the shift to person-centered care, which emphasizes resident choice, staff development, a homelike environment and meaningful life.
Sometimes, to find the best scenery in Kansas, you have to look up. On a drive up the interstate, Joyce Guinty looked out the window and saw an incredible sky. She filed the color and the clouds away in her memory bank.
Joyce drew on that deposit later,