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    Health center director to speak at Presbyterian Village February 20

    The public is invited to hear Krista Postai, President and CEO of the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas, at 3:30 p.m. February 20 at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village, 2401 S. Horton.The Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas is a Federally Qualified Health Center dedicated to providing quality health care to everyone regardless of income or insurance status.   Read More...

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    Hallelujah for Handbells

    It seems simple enough. Pick up a bell, and make it ring. But if you’ve ever been a part of, or enjoyed watching a handbell choir, you know it’s a lot more than that.   Read More...

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    Slow and steady wins in love

    Gerald and Billie Cox met their junior year of high school. They started talking to one another, then they became friends. Their love for each other grew slowly.   Read More...

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    Funding degrees, dreams

    Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America believes that providing continuing education opportunities not only improves employee morale and retention but ultimately leads to better experiences for residents, too. That's why every year thousands of dollars in scholarships are given away to deserving employees.We want to congratulate Melissa Fernandez who recently received one such scholarship."I've worked at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village for 10 years. I started as a part-time CNA, went on ...  Read More...

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    Art is Ageless® call for entries underway

    Fort Scott Presbyterian Village has issued a call for entries for the Art is Ageless® juried exhibit to be held March 26–April 10, 2019. Entries of artistic works will be accepted from any area artist who is 65 years of age or older to exhibit and/or compete for an opportunity to be featured in the 2020 Art is Ageless calendar.Artists may choose to enter the exhibit only. For the competition, works are to have been completed in the past five years (since January 2014).   Read More...

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    Fond fundraising memories

    Christmas may be behind us, but we remember fondly the sweet success of our soup supper and bake sale. We wanted to help the community by raising money for families in need, and with the help of Fred Hixon, our maintenance director who served as auctioneer, we did! Thank you to all of those who attended the soup supper and auction, and to those who donated.PHOTOS: Marge Bailey, left, half-way through the auction; Pastor Larry Stevicks and his wife Glenda with Pastor John Kellum, enjoying their s...  Read More...

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    Medicare changes of 2019

    The coming year, 2019, is a huge year for Medicare beneficiaries. There will be many changes and most of them are beneficial. In 2010, lawmakers did away with the Medicare Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage Plans.   Read More...

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    Fort Scott Presbyterian Village honored for achievements

    Fort Scott Presbyterian Village was recognized with an Emerald Award Level One from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2018, July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018.The recognition came through PMMA’s Emerald Awards Program, designed to encourage its 17 locations and two hospices to achieve high levels of resident and employee satisfaction, meet financial goals, build philanthropic support for the organization’s mission and meet marketing goals. There ar...  Read More...

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    Missionary shares message of hope

    What a joy it was to meet Benedicter Mwikali Tsuma, a missionary from Malindi, Kenya. She recently spoke to the tenants and guests about her mission work in Kenya, to give food and clothing to villagers and she is also involved in helping with others' needs as the mission team sees necessary. She tells the villagers about God's word and is on a praise team in church.   Read More...

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    Tips for a terrific Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and while it is a traditional harvest celebration, it's also a wonderful time of the year to spend with family and friends. The holidays are also a time to be with elderly loved ones, and there are a few things that might help them be more comfortable:When you are traveling to your family’s home for a Thanksgiving meal with your elderly loved one, remember to pack an extra blanket or two. They can be used to keep car rides warm and also can be us...  Read More...

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