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Community volunteers make sure we’re ‘covered’

We would like to say thank you to everyone who has donated their time and used their skills to provide our staff with wonderful masks. We were amazed when the first delivery came in, and we continue to be thrilled with the ongoing show of support for our staff and residents. Thank you so much for caring about our community and working so hard to ensure that everyone here at Clay Center Presbyterian Manor can stay safe — with a fun dash of color and style. You all make wearing a mask fun.
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May 16, 2020

Bicyclists stop at Presbyterian Manor while Biking Across Kansas

On Thursday, June 13, Clay Center welcomed Biking Across Kansas (BAK). Celebrating its 45th year, BAK is an annual ride for cyclists starting at the Colorado border and ending just over 500 miles later in Atchison. There were more than 800 riders and an additional 150 support volunteers participating in the 2019 ride.We were lucky to have several members of their group stop by Clay Center Presbyterian Manor for a snack, to visit with our residents and even provide a bit of entertainment.
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July 10, 2019

One Surprising Way Older Adults Can Get Healthier

Whether or not we actually do the right things to improve our health, many of us probably assume we know what they are. Walk more. Quit smoking.
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April 14, 2018

The Power of Sharing Our Stories

Playing a game at an assisted living facility opened up connections [Photo credit: Adobe Stock][/caption]By Reyna Marder Gentin for Next AvenueMy friend runs an assisted living residence not far from where I live. When she called to say she had a mitzvah (a good deed) for me that was “right up my alley,” I was wary, to put it mildly. She explained that she was running an event where the residents would play a game encouraging them to share, open mic style, stories from their lives. My friend knows I write — essays, memoir pieces, a novel. I tell stories.“Will you come?” she asked.
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March 25, 2018

28th Annual Presbyterian Manor Banquet Benefits Residents

Clay Center Presbyterian Manor’s 28th annual Good Samaritan dinner and silent auction will be held April 25 to benefit residents who have outlived their financial resources. Learn more
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February 11, 2018
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