When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? As the disease progresses, new questions reflect growing
Newton Presbyterian Manor earned a zero-deficiency survey for both its assisted living and health care centers from the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services following its annual inspection in July.
“We are very proud of this achievement
Several winning artists in Newton Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless® juried competition will be featured in the 2018 Art is Ageless Calendar produced by Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.
“Wire Tree,” a sculpture by Lois Hamilton;
Three Newton Presbyterian Manor employees will pursue additional education this fall thanks to awards from the employee education assistance program.
Alanis Bishop, CMA; Carrie Lemke, RN; and Riley Rodriguez, activities assistant, each will receive
By Jerroll Martens, Newton
Presbyterian Manor chaplain
“There is a way which seemeth right unto a man …” Proverbs 14:12 We have all probably been there. Driving down the road, thinking we are on the right one, only to find out we are the
Here’s how to get respite care, and sometimes get help paying for it
“Respite care” can be a little difficult to understand. The words don’t make it clear who is being helped. The “care” goes to the person who needs it due to illness or disability. The “respite” — a
How to keep a journal or blog so you can both share memories
By Patricia Corrigan for Next Avenue
So many boomers are finding delight in nurturing grandchildren — and most of us also are amazed that they do grow up quickly. That rarely seemed the case when we were bringing up our own kids.
A traditional baby book stuffed with baby shower napkins,
Make sure you know the signs of life-threatening heat stroke
By Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue
If you’ve ever lived in a hot place without air conditioning, you know how miserable it can be. But getting overheated is more than just unpleasant for older people. It can be dangerous, and even deadly.
That’s why it is important to be aware of