Author Archives: Laurie

Celebrating social workers

Jan Jess, left, and her friend Hazel Nitcher.

Jan Jess, left, and her friend Hazel Nitcher.

Resident Jan Jess served social work students at KU for 20 years

March is National Social Work Month. Social workers are an integral part of any long-term care community, and this month in particular, we want to show our own staff how much we appreciate READ MORE

Health care residents enjoy their favorite things

Activities are all about choice

Suzy Jach, activities employee, engages with residents during an exercise class.

Suzy Jach remembers when residents in long-term care were expected to attend whatever group activities were taking place day to day. It wasn’t so long ago — Suzy worked at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor in the 1990s, READ MORE

Recognizing hospice month

November is National Hospice Month, and to recognize the importance of hospice services to quality end of life care, Presbyterian Manor’s Heart and Soul Hospice would like to share Clayton’s story. 

It was not long after Clayton was diagnosed READ MORE

Artists awarded Art is Ageless® masterpiece level

“September Evening,” a mixed media/
crafts piece by Dottie Daugherty.

“Christmas/Plaza Lights” by Jack Royce Smithson will be featured on one of the Art is Ageless holiday cards.

“Cowboy Drawing,” a drawing by Cecil E. Mashburn.

Two winning artists in Lawrence Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless® juried competition will be featured in the 2018 Art is Ageless Calendar produced by Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.

“Cowboy Drawing,” a drawing by Cecil E. Mashburn, READ MORE

Fourth of July memories

We asked our residents to share their favorite stories about summer and the Fourth of July. We’re sure many of you can relate to these details and images of summers past!

 Bob & Margaret Bearse

Bob received his Ph.D. in May of 1964. READ MORE