Monthly Archives: July 2014

Intergenerational relationships bring smiles to all

Residents Anna Bauer, Jo Pigg, Jim Pigg and Margaret Armfield enjoy visits from students at Prince of Peace.

Residents Anna Bauer, Jo Pigg, Jim Pigg and Margaret Armfield enjoy visits from students at Prince of Peace.

“Wherever there are beginners and experts, old and young, there is some kind of learning going on, some kind of teaching. We are all pupils and we are all teachers.” ~ Gilbert Highet

There’s nothing quite like a child’s smile. Innocent, genuine 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

She’ll have cake, not kaboom

Resident prefers quiet celebration on July 4 birthday

Marjorie "Marge" Grieves

Marge Grieves loves the Fourth of July, just not the fireworks.

Marjorie “Marge” Grieves shares something special with our nation: a birthday. But that doesn’t mean she likes to celebrate in the same way most citizens do on the Fourth of July.

“Fireworks? I can’t stand them,” she quips. “My READ MORE