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For CMA Evan Winder, managing stress means it’s time to go fishing

Evan Winder’s work as a certified medication aide at Fort Scott Presbyterian Manor has been more stressful lately due to additional safety measures put in place to protect against the spread of COVID-19. When it’s time to unwind from a long, stressful week at work, Winder knows exactly what she needs to do: Go fish.
June 15, 2020

Spring is in the air at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village

Life might look a little different right now inside Fort Scott Presbyterian Village — but people working every day to make life a little brighter isn’t anything new.Life Enrichment Director Judy Davis has been busy crafting up various hallway decorations for our community. Some hallways featured spring bonnets, while other hallways were decorated with springtime decorations to hang on residents’ doors. Yet another area featured a spring-themed stand constructed by Clarice Russe...
May 24, 2020

Peerless Products builds on staff protection

We’d like to give a big thank you to David Elliott from local home improvement company Peerless Products, Inc., for the generous donation of masks for the staff of Fort Scott Presbyterian Village.The masks will help our residents and staff stay safe and remind us of the generosity and kindness of so many people in our community.Peerless Products designs and manufactures windows, doors and other home accessories. The company was founded in 1958 and employs 350 people.While delivering the ma...
May 14, 2020

Spare time turns into mission for Janice Ramsey

Some residents of Fort Scott Presbyterian Village have been very busy during the recent stay-at-home order.Resident Janice Ramsey has not let social distancing leave her with idle hands. Instead, she’s been busy designing and sewing a batch of aprons for Easter and Mother’s Day. By the middle of April, she had sewn 16 aprons and planned to make even more.Janice said the project is a good way for her to keep her mind off the news during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 4, 2020

For Vicki Halls, isolation isn’t new

In the late 1960s through 1970, another virus migrated out of southeast Asia. Scientists called it the H3N2 virus, but it was dubbed the Hong Kong flu because of its origin in China. As troops returned home from the war in Vietnam, some feared that the virus would wreak havoc throughout the world.
April 15, 2020
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