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    Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s Founder’s Day celebrates 70 years of service to seniors

    Employees of Fort Scott Presbyterian Village will observe the founding of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America this month as the company celebrates 70 years of providing quality senior services guided by Christian values in Kansas and Missouri.Each Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America campus will have their own celebration with residents and employees during April acknowledging the importance each play in making life at Fulton Presbyterian Manor the way you want to live.“Many of our more than 2,000 ...  Read More...

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    Presbyterian Manor of Mid-America system to celebrate 70 years of living

    On April 19, Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America (PMMA) will celebrate its 70th anniversary. Our first very first community opened in Newton, Kan., on April 19, 1949, nearly two years after ninety-year-old Alice Kalb of El Dorado, Kan., asked the United Presbyterian Synod if it would consider opening a home for the aged. A small exploratory committee formed to look at the idea and determined it had merit.To raise funds for the Newton effort, a dedicated offering throughout the synod took place on...  Read More...

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    The right call: Couple reflects on years as bingo volunteers

    You can’t say “bingo” at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village without Wayne and Peggy Thorpe coming to mind. After all, they’ve been volunteering to call bingo for more than 10 years.“We got started after we met activity director Rita Peck. A friend was going to exercise class, and really enjoyed Rita, so we decided to start going, too.   Read More...

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    Fort Scott Presbyterian Village’s Art is Ageless ® exhibit and reception open to community

    The Art is Ageless® program offers senior artists the opportunity to share and display their artwork and reaffirms the agelessness of human creativity.We invite the community to experience the exhibit and reception and be in awe of senior artists. This month, their works are on display at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village until April 10.The Art is Ageless exhibit will feature works from local artists who are 65 and older, including a few Fort Scott Presbyterian Village residents. The public is...  Read More...

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    Aggie proves art is ageless

    Most seniors choose to live closer to family during their later years, but Aggie Keesling isn’t most seniors. Instead, Aggie moved away, or as she calls it, “home.”“After my husband passed away, I had to re-evaluate my life. I am from St.   Read More...

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    A new perspective

    Janet Braun is a very familiar face around Fort Scott Presbyterian Village. First, when her parents lived here as two of the first residents. Then, as a board member and volunteer who dedicated countless hours to improve quality of life.   Read More...

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    Bringing joy to new opportunities

    March is National Nutrition Month and what better time to shine a spotlight on our dining services director, Joy Ngatia. Joy has been dedicated to giving Fort Scott Presbyterian Village tenants a wonderful dining experience for eight years, but with recent changes in how food is prepared, her duties have changed dramatically."With the hospital closing, we now prepare all of our food in house," said Joy. "We used to have a contract with the hospital, and they would deliver their pr...  Read More...

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    Fort Scott Presbyterian Village Art is Ageless ® exhibit and reception features senior artists

    Since the beginning of time, creative expression has brought joy to both its creators and those who experience their art. The Art is Ageless® program offers senior artists the opportunity to share and display their artwork and reaffirms the agelessness of human creativity.This month, their works are on display at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village.“It’s inspiring to see the beautiful pieces these seniors have created,” said Ginger Nance, executive director. "The joy it br...  Read More...

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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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    Appreciation for Angel Appeal

    Thank you for all of the generous hearts who donated to our Angel Appeal campaign, which benefits our Good Samaritan Program. This program helps ensure that residents who have run out of resources through no fault of their own can continue calling this "home."Mr. and Mrs.   Read More...

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