Category Archives: Employees

Staff Spotlight: Jamie Andres

Jamie Andres

Jamie Andres

LPN Jamie Andres began her career at Presbyterian Manor in 2015 as a floor nurse, then started in the medical records department in 2016.

“My number one job is to help residents feel as if they are at home by making each interaction with them READ MORE

Meet Linda De La Rosa

Linda De La Rosa

Linda De La Rosa

The “human” touch is what Human Resources is all about, so let’s meet the new face of our HR department, Linda De La Rosa! She’s been with Topeka Presbyterian Manor since February 2018 and had previously worked for the Dillon’s READ MORE

Get to know Alyssa Colter

This month, we focus on an employee who works in an important, yet seldom highlighted department: medical records. Alyssa Colter has worked at Topeka Presbyterian Manor for six years, but only recently began her journey in medical records.

Alyssa Colter


A taste of the holidays

Director of Sales and Marketing, Chelsea Watgen, shares some of her favorite holiday recipes.

Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie 

Quick Facts: 

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Bake Time: 60 to 70 minutes
Cool Time: 2 hours
Yield: 8 servings 


  •          1 cup Karo® Light OR Dark Corn Syrup
  •          3 eggs
  •          1 cup sugar
  •          2 tablespoons butter, melted
  •          1 teaspoon Kentucky Bourbon (My family uses Weller’s)
  •          1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) pecans
  •          1 (9-inch) unbaked OR frozen** deep-dish pie crust


A longing to lead

New Dining Services Director Atul Karki remembers the moment well. He was 10 years old and sitting in a restaurant with his family in Nepal.

“We went to a fine dining restaurant, and I saw a guy in a suit and tie. He was giving directions to READ MORE

Celebrating service

Jan Nichols , Laura Ortiz, and Mary Urein serve punch to the celebrated guests

Jan Nichols , Laura Ortiz, and Mary Urein serve punch to the celebrated guests

The following Topeka Presbyterian Manor employees were honored for their years of services at an awards ceremony. We appreciate their dedication to our community!

5 Years
Jack Combs
Alice Johnston
Venesa Mallory
Valerie Mentzer

10 Years