EVERYTHING LISTED UNDER: Aging Well

ENJOYING EACH OTHER’S COMPANY

By Kurt Lampe, marketing directorPMMA Regional Marketing Director, Jenni Jones, sent me a text early one morning and said that she was bringing Jean Hamilton, a resident from the Salina Presbyterian Manor, with her on her visit to Manor of the Plains. Jenni is based at her home near Brookville, Kan., and Salina is just a short ways away. Jean loves to quilt and just wanted to go along for the ride.
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September 26, 2019

Practicing spiritual and physical wellness in 2019

Monsignor Brian Moore moved into Manor of the Plains last summer and has continued to move ever since.“I walk for half an hour with a pair of weights, and I have a number of lower back, shoulder exercises, etc. to keep things limbered up. I do these seven days a week,” said Monsignor Moore.Physical wellness is simply part of his daily routine along with spiritual wellness.“Spiritual and wellness goals complement each other.
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December 15, 2018

5 lessons from the oldest old

By Robert DiGiacomoNew York Times reporter John Leland thought he knew how to write about the “oldest old” — people 85 and up. For a proposed year-long series, he figured he would chronicle a laundry list of their issues: things like the dangers of falling, financial pressures and family conflict.As Leland delved deeper, however, he realized the people in this age group were more than the sum of their problems.
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April 27, 2018

Tell Your Doctor What’s on Your Bucket List

Your doctor can’t read your mind. A doctor assumes everyone wants to live and continue to live the best, healthiest, happiest life possible — but that means something different for everyone. If your doctor knows about your long-term goals and “bucket list” items, however, that can be used to direct your health plan and goals.
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April 19, 2018

5 Life Lessons From Stephen Hawking

As the passing of renowned physicist and public intellectual Stephen Hawking is met with grief and remembrance the world over, Next Avenue wanted to honor the man who educated the world on a host of issues by sharing five important lessons we learned from him:1. Trust in science, but remember that we haven’t uncovered all its mysteries yet.At 22, Professor Hawking was diagnosed with a rare form of motor neuron disease and told he only had a few years to live.
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April 18, 2018
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