Monthly Archives: July 2014

Check your fluids

With the summer heat inching up the thermometer, it’s time to check your fluids … are you drinking enough water and other liquids? While staying hydrated is important for people of all ages, it’s particularly important as we grow older. Older READ MORE

65th Anniversary: Missourians build first campus at Farmington

Dr. Fred Walker, first superintendent of Homelife in Farmington, Mo.

Dr. Fred Walker was the first superintendent of Homelife in Farmington, Mo. A plaque beneath his photo at Farmington Presbyterian Manor reads, “He had a dream, we have a home.”

The Missouri synods of the Presbyterian Church, U.S., and the United Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., joined together to construct the first Presbyterian Homelife campus in Farmington, Mo. The project was authorized in 1957 in a joint session of the synods, READ MORE

The spiritual side of memory care

Chaplain uses person-centered dementia care training

Dottie Scholtz

Chaplain Dottie Scholtz

As the chaplain for Lawrence Presbyterian Manor, Dottie Scholtz does a lot of listening. It’s important to her that residents feel she’s engaged with them – even those who don’t communicate as well as others.

Scholtz participated in the person-centered READ MORE

Partners in Giving Luncheon


Lawrence Presbyterian Manor honored its donors with a Partners in Giving Luncheon held on May 23 at The Oread Hotel. PMMA President and CEO, Bruce Shogren, spoke to attendees. Other speakers included Executive Director Rhonda Parks, Senior READ MORE