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    When it comes to Agnes Rabe, Mother’s ‘Day’ seems inadequate

    After raising eight kids, all of them boys, Manor of the Plains resident Agnes Rabe has probably earned more than just one day of admiration and pampering each year; however, it is safe to say that all of those years of hard work and dedication didn’t go unnoticed or unappreciated.“Mom was probably one of the hardest working people I ever met,” said Agnes’ son Kevin. “We would go to bed at nine or 10 p.m. and we’d wake up at two in the morning and find mom in the bath tub—that was the only time ...  Read More...

  • Coloring club fills a void

    Dona Wallace loved doing little things to keep her mind sharp—crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles—and above all—coloring. In fact, she loved coloring so much that she started her own club. Sadly, Dona passed away before she could attend a meeting, but thanks to her granddaughter, Leah Kerbs, her coloring club lives on.“After she passed, I felt like I wanted to keep it going … to keep her spark through coloring alive,” said Leah.So now, on the first and third Fr...  Read More...

  • Manor of the Plains, home sweet home

    By Kurt Lampe, marketing directorI love coming to work!It's not just a job; it's a career! I had no idea eight years ago that I would be working at a senior living community. I had been down with a staph infection for several months and saw the ad in the local newspaper.   Read More...

  • Older American’s Month celebrated with glitz and glam

    To celebrate Older American’s Month in May, we (literally) rolled out the red carpet and threw a week-long event of superstar status.“We recognize Older American’s Month every year with a different theme we haven’t done before. Ever since I started working in activities, I always wanted to do some type of elegant night where the residents could dress like movie stars. I never knew what to do to get it all going.   Read More...

  • Color me happy

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