Author Archives: Laurie

Tami Temple named new health services director

Tami Temple was named health services director in February. Staff celebrated with a cake.

McFarland Center residents know Tami Temple for her caring smile and long list of questions.

As a Minimum Data Set coordinator, Tami assessed a patient’s need for care and developed personalized care plans.

For the past nine years, Tami worked with READ MORE

Chaplain’s corner

By Jerroll Martens, chaplain Newton Presbyterian Manor

“Pray without ceasing.” — I Thessalonian 5:17

The violence and tragic deaths in recent years have caused some people to be cynical about prayer.

They believe prayer is useless in these READ MORE

Residents’ lives enriched through activities

Residents have the choice of activities, outings and events

Life enrichment team members from left to right: Gladys Conner, Haury Place; Tim Clark, Utz House; Riley Rodriguez, Claassen House; Melinda Ebersole, Director of Life Enrichment and Alex Ramos, wellness director. We are in the process of hiring a new assistant for Anderson Place.

This month we’re celebrating the dedication and hard work of our life enrichment staff at Newton Presbyterian Manor. Nationwide, Activity Professionals Month is observed as a way to appreciate READ MORE