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    What Christmas means to Delma Jensen

    Delma Jensen, a resident at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor for six years, shares her favorite Christmas memories, which are focused on family and food:There were always special meals, turkey dinners and divinity candy. We were living on a farm and there were always plenty of eggs so that made good divinity candy.A special Christmas I remember as a child is when my father let me put little pieces of candy in brown paper bags to give out at Sunday School to children at our church. That made me feel v...  Read More...

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

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

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    Meet Max

    Max Van Doren moved to Lawrence Presbyterian Manor at the end of August after living in California for over 60 years. But he’s no stranger to Kansas or the Lawrence community.“I grew up in southwest Kansas in Deerfield, a town of 450 people and an agricultural community. There were eight people in my graduating class,” said Max.Max got his law degree from the University of Kansas and moved to California in 1957.   Read More...

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    Employees receive education assistance

    Two employees at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor have received assistance to continue their education through Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s Employee Education Assistance program.Samantha Flickinger, CNASamantha Flickinger (above, left) is planning on using the scholarship she received to take summer classes.“I was inspired to apply for the scholarship when I was told that I was qualified. At first, I didn’t think I had been working at the Presbyterian Manor long enough. I ha...  Read More...

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    Thanksgiving traditions are true treasures

    For resident Sandra Collins, Thanksgiving is all about family, turkey and traditions.“We did it the same way year after year. My mother and my husband’s mother really never did the Thanksgiving or Christmas dinners. It was our grandmothers that had done it.   Read More...

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