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Residents share “no complaining” key to surviving tough times

After living through the Covid-19 pandemic the past four months, Donna Imel and another resident share a key theme for surviving hard times.
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July 21, 2020

Technology brings residents and families together during pandemic

Even though residents have been restricted from having family and friends visit during the pandemic, technology is making face-to-face time possible, keeping connections safe and meaningful.
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June 12, 2020

Veteran spotlight: Bernard Brown

Resident Bernard Brown was an engineer in the Navy from 1951 to 1955. “It was either be enlisted or drafted, so I enlisted,” said Bernard.
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April 15, 2020

Veteran Spotlight: Jack MacNair

“It was World War II, so everybody was joining something or other. Joining the United States Army Air Corps was one of the ways I thought I could sign up and not be in the military or army. They said I had so many days until they’d induct me. They called me as a senior in my spring quarter,” said Jack.
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April 9, 2020

Kathleen McElgunn went from nurse to resident at Manor of the Plains

“My mom was a nurse and she always had to take care of my grandma and grandpa. She was hard working and loved her job. I just sort of took after her,” Kathleen said. “My mom had two handicapped children—my sister had polio when she was 16 and was in a wheelchair. One of my brothers was born with cerebral palsy. We took care of them at home, and it just sort of fell into place.”
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March 27, 2020
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