Monthly Archives: February 2015

How to Fall in Love With Your Spouse All Over Again

Experts and couples reveal five secrets of successful long-term relationships

By Linda Bernstein for Next Avenue

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Last month my daughter got married. During the ceremony, she and her husband gazed at each other adoringly and joy seemed to exude from every pore in their bodies. I found myself wondering, Have any two people ever been so in love?

Even READ MORE

Are Your Loved One’s Dementia Symptoms Reversible?

Too often, doctors and caregivers see symptoms of dementia as permanent when the problem may be a simple infection

By Gary Drevitch for Next Avenue

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Among the myriad ways my kids have it better than me: As a child, I had only two grandparents, one of whom died when I was still very young. But my kids, at least the older two, were born with a full complement of READ MORE

Stitched together: Longtime friends sew special memories

Kathy Hurla, left, and Pat Stallbaumer are longtime friends and Presbyterian Manor volunteers whose passion for helping others has stitched them together.

Kathy Hurla, left, and Pat Stallbaumer are longtime friends and Presbyterian Manor volunteers whose passion for helping others has stitched them together.

Kathy Hurla and Pat Stallbaumer’s friendship spans nearly half a century, and their bond has been stitched together more than 30 of those years by special time they spend together every week at Topeka Presbyterian Manor.

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Emerald Awards Program honors Presbyterian Manor

From left, PMMA CEO Bruce Shogren, Topeka Presbyterian Manor Health Care Director Christie Patrick, Executive Director Tom Bechtel and PMMA COO Doug Yoder.

From left, PMMA CEO Bruce Shogren, Topeka Presbyterian Manor Health Care Director Christie Patrick, Executive Director Tom Bechtel and PMMA COO Doug Yoder.

Topeka Presbyterian Manor received a certificate of recognition from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2014, July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014.

The recognition came through PMMA’s new Emerald Awards Program, designed READ MORE