They are teachers, farmers, veterans, homemakers, entrepreneurs and nurses, among many others. Some have resumed art after putting it aside for a career, others have been creating beautiful pieces throughout their lives, and others never picked
By Lorie Parch for Next Avenue
Nothing’s more important than family and friends, right? Few disagree, and we cherish the people we can depend on. In fact, you may be one of those
By Linda Bernstein for Next Avenue
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?
Leg discomfort can knock you off your feet for a variety of reasons — but it should never be ignored
By Winnie Yu for Next Avenue
Aching calves, burning legs, numbness in the feet — pain and discomfort in the lower extremities is a common complaint that sends many of us to our doctors seeking relief.
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
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
Over the past few months, I’ve had to make more than my usual share of calls to customer-service centers. The calls dealt with issues mundane (trying to learn what happened to an undelivered
Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America (PMMA), a not-for-profit system of 18
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.
“We went to church together
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
This month, we continue our look back at 65 years of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America with the birth of Aberdeen Village in Olathe, Kan. In 1996, Presbyterians in Johnson County were convinced there was a need for a new Presbyterian Manors of