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    Thank you, angels!

    Established in the 1950s, the Good Samaritan Program provides funding to assist residents who outlive their financial resources through no fault of their own. Since the inception of our mission, Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America has ensured thousands of residents of its commitment that they will always have a home.To continue to meet the growing need among seniors in our communities, we invited donors to become an “angel for a day” by making a contribution to the Good Samaritan Prog...  Read More...

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    Two women doing their part to keep residents well read

    When she was in high school, Carolyn Eland took an aptitude test that said she should look into becoming a librarian.She disagreed.“I thought it was a crazy result because at the time I was interested in math and had decided I was going to be a math major,” said Carolyn.Although Carolyn did eventually go on to study math and become a teacher, an opening in the community’s in-house library about a year ago proved that maybe there was something to that aptitude test’s resul...  Read More...

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    In the spotlight: Anthony DeLaurentis

    Say hello to the community’s new environmental services director, Anthony DeLaurentis! Anthony joined the team in November 2018 and has been staying busy ever since.“My role here is to oversee the maintenance, housekeeping, laundry and grounds departments. I also make decisions on renovations needed in town homes and through the tower, hiring contractors, getting bids and overseeing projects to completion,” said Anthony.While that may seem like a lot of work on his plate, Antho...  Read More...

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    Art is Ageless® call for entries underway

    Salina Presbyterian Manor has issued a call for entries for the Art is Ageless® juried exhibit to be held March 19-20, 2019. Artists will be recognized at a final exhibit and reception at 5 p.m. March 21.Entries of artistic works will be accepted from any area artist who is 65 years of age or older to exhibit and/or compete for an opportunity to be featured in the 2020 Art is Ageless calendar.Artists may choose to enter the exhibit only.   Read More...

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    Helping others one pint at a time

    Salina Presbyterian Manor is in the business of helping others. That’s why it’s no surprise there are regular blood drives on campus.The drive in November was a great success, with the community collecting 13 pints of blood.“Thanks to all who donated and helped save a life! There is a shortage of blood at this time, so it is truly a lifesaver for many,” said Cathy Boos, life enrichment director.Fortunately, there are many staff members and individuals in the community wit...  Read More...

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    Mary’s Musings: Sisters of the Cabbage Soup

    By Mary Bridges, chaplainWhy is it that when we are getting ready to flip our calendars over to a new year, we become nostalgic? For many years, I was very active in women’s ministries in our church and served as a board member on a district level. Members of our board would meet each January in Independence, Mo., at the Sisters of St.   Read More...

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    Medicare changes of 2019

    The coming year, 2019, is a huge year for Medicare beneficiaries. There will be many changes and most of them are beneficial. In 2010, lawmakers did away with the Medicare Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage Plans.   Read More...

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    Salina Presbyterian Manor honored for achievements

    Salina Presbyterian Manor received a certificate of recognition from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2018, covering the months of July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018.The recognition came through PMMA’s Emerald Awards Program, designed to encourage its 17 locations and 2 hospices to achieve high levels of resident and employee satisfaction, meet financial goals, build philanthropic support for the organization’s mission and meet marketing goals. Th...  Read More...

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    Salina Presbyterian Manor on U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Home list

    Salina Presbyterian Manor is on the U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2018-2019 list. The senior living community received the highest score of High Performing to make the list, available today.The U.S.   Read More...

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    Grateful to be home for the holidays

    On June 8, 2018, Salina residents Steve and Glenda Thummel were out riding their motorcycle on a beautiful day, traveling north of Salina and west of Concordia. In the blink of an eye, their lives were changed as they knew it; at an intersection they hit a pickup.“We were taken by ambulance to Salina where they determined our injuries were more than they could handle,” said Steve. They were then transported to Wichita’s Via Christi-St.   Read More...

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