Here’s how to get respite care, and sometimes get help paying for it
“Respite care” can be a little difficult to understand. The words don’t make it clear who is being helped. The “care” goes to the person who needs it due to illness or disability. The “respite” — a
Five winning artists in Wichita Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless juried competition will be featured in the 2018 Art is Ageless Calendar produced by Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.
The following pieces will appear in the calendar when
Several employees at Wichita Presbyterian Manor will receive assistance to continue their education through Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s Employee Education Assistance program.
Human Resources Director Lori Schartz is usually the person
When Donna Berner moved to the Westerly Residences recently, her chronic vision problems became even more of a challenge. She struggled to learn her new surroundings and meet people. “Trying to meet neighbors and make friends is a lot harder
Throughout his career as an architect, Al Nees helped create some of downtown Wichita?s iconic structures, including the Wichita Public Library and the telephone company building at First and Broadway. But in retirement, Al, a new resident
How to keep a journal or blog so you can both share memories
By Patricia Corrigan for Next Avenue
So many boomers are finding delight in nurturing grandchildren — and most of us also are amazed that they do grow up quickly. That rarely seemed the case when we were bringing up our own kids.
A traditional baby book stuffed with baby shower napkins,
Make sure you know the signs of life-threatening heat stroke
By Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue
If you’ve ever lived in a hot place without air conditioning, you know how miserable it can be. But getting overheated is more than just unpleasant for older people. It can be dangerous, and even deadly.
That’s why it is important to be aware of
A big dog can cause a fall, so the next one will be smaller
By Jane Gross for Next Avenue
Henry is a 10-year-old standard poodle, weighs 50 pounds, stands 2-feet-3-inches tall and has liver cancer. I am a 67-year-old woman, 5-feet-tall and tipping the scales at 85 pounds — with brittle bones, bad eyes and bursitis in my shoulder.