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    I remember where I was when …

    We’ve all experienced significant historical events in our lifetime—some leave a lasting impression that allows us to recall exactly where we were when we first heard the news. The following memories are how some of our residents remember historic events that have happened in their lifetime.Art AdamsThe assassination of John F. Kennedy, Nov.   Read More...

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    Memories of Mom

    Every year, we celebrate and honor our moms on the second Sunday in May. This year, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12. Did you know?  Read More...

  • Resident volunteers committed to our community

    She may be 100 years young, but that hasn’t stopped independent living resident Mabelle Mase from working as a volunteer around our community.Mabelle moved here in October 2011 and can be found volunteering as a greeter at the front desk, or any job that she is asked to do that she feels qualified for."I think it's important when people come into the lobby that there is a friendly face to greet them," said Mabelle.Mabelle isn’t new to volunteering. Her most rewarding vo...  Read More...

  • 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...

  • 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...