The Dining Department at Topeka Presbyterian Manor prides itself on providing delicious, nutritious meals to our residents.
And while it wouldn’t be possible without the passion and dedication of Dining Services Director Atul Karki and his staff,
When Director of Dining Services Atul Karki transferred here from Emporia Presbyterian Manor, he brought with him an employee recognition program called HERO.
“People can be heroes in many different ways, from their teamwork, to their great ideas
4 ways to profit from the activities and interests you love
By Nancy Collamer for Next Avenue
Last year, Mike Liff, now 71, relocated with his wife from San Francisco to Portland, Maine to be closer to family. The retirees explored their new hometown and thanks to a chance conversation at a barbershop, Liff learned that
Playing an instrument offers physical and emotional benefits if you have health issues
By Bart Astor for Next Avenue
If music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, then playing music hath charms to heal the savage breast, or, more appropriately, the damaged lungs.
This is what Tom Zoe of Austin, Texas believes. So he helped create a program at Seton Medical Center
Don’t just watch the kids go back to school this fall
By Patricia Corrigan for Next Avenue
Lunchbox? Check. Backpack? Check. New outfit for the first day? Check.
So you’ve helped get a grandchild or other youngster ready to go back to school. But what about you? Staying mentally active after 50 stimulates neural networks, increases knowledge,
How to handle conflict while caring for aging parents
By Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue
Next Avenue recently asked readers to tell us the questions they’d like answered about getting along with family members while caregiving. We’re now back with two experts’ views on the top two questions; both concerned caregiving with siblings.
These ideas can help you de-clutter your home and earn a tax write-off
By Ashley Eneriz for Next AvenueWhen it comes to donating to charity, sometimes our budgets don’t allow us to be as generous as we we’d like. But you needn’t always open your wallet to help others. Here are four ways to give back that don’t involve writing a check or
Lack of communication results in waste and health risks, but other models show promise
By Howard Gleckman for Next Avenue(Next Avenue invited all our 2016 Influencers in Aging to write essays about the one thing they would like to change about aging in America. This is one of the essays.)
Imagine an 85-year-old woman who suffers from heart failure, arthritis and