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    Medicare changes of 2019

    The coming year, 2019, is a huge year for Medicare beneficiaries. There will be many changes and most of them are beneficial. In 2010, lawmakers did away with the Medicare Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage Plans.

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    The elves who bring Christmas

    Christmas at Farmington Presbyterian Manor is a big deal, and thanks to a dedicated group of elves on the community’s activities team, it’s only getting bigger.“Our activities team rocks,” said Anne Allen, marketing and sales director. “They are the driving force behind the majority of our Christmas traditions in Farmington—from setting up 19 themed Christmas trees to an array of great holiday activities.”Yes, you read that right, 19 Christmas trees.Amon...

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

    Farmington Presbyterian Manor is on the U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2018-2019 list. The community also made the new U.S.

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    Turkey Talk

    As Thanksgiving approaches, residents Phyllis Wigger and Joan Hampton reflect back to share fond Thanksgiving memories and their favorite family recipes.Favorite Thanksgiving MemoriesPhyllis shared: “My mom was a very good cook and watching her cook or helping her was a great cooking lesson. In Home Economics, I was supposed to follow the teacher’s recipe for apple pie. I used my mother’s recipe instead – the teacher said it was very good, but she took away from my grade ...

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    Oscar Govereau is anything but a grouch

    There’s something about resident Oscar Govereau that just makes you smile. From his sense of humor to the way he greets visitors at the back door, you can’t help but feel happy when you’re around him.“Oscar is a wonderful person. He sits by the back door where most visitors come in and always has a smile for you when you come through the door.

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    Farmington Presbyterian Manor hosting veterans breakfast

    Veterans, their spouses and widows are invited to Farmington Presbyterian Manor for a free pancake breakfast at 9:30 a.m. November 12 at Presbyterian Manor.“We appreciate their service,” said Jane Hull, executive director. “It’s an honor to serve our area veterans, their spouses and widows each year and remember their sacrifice.”Gifts will be given to veterans as a token of appreciation.Reservations are required as space is limited.

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    Therapy department uses tailored treatment plans to realize individual goals

    When you’ve suffered a physical setback, therapy can be a critical link between where you are and where you want to be. Thanks to a full-service therapy department, residents have a talented team of professionals on site ready to provide the dedicated and compassionate care they need to realize their goals.In honor of national physical therapy month, we thought we’d take a closer look at this vital component of our community.Operated by Aegis Therapies®, the therapy department co...

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    Florence Harp can sleep later

    Some residents are content to spend their days sitting quietly alone in their rooms.Florence Harp isn’t one of them.In her five years as a resident, Florence has been involved in just about anything and everything the community has to offer. From puzzles and bingo to exercise and craft classes she is seemingly always on the go.“I don’t like to stay in my room by myself because if I do, I’ll get bored and just lay down to sleep,” said Florence. “I participate i...

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    Senior Cyber Café: Learn to use your tablet, smartphone

    It's time to turn the table and stop asking your children or grandchildren for help with your tablet or smartphone. Learn how to navigate your device at a free event at Farmington Presbyterian Manor.Your children and grandchildren will be coming to you for assistance after this seminar! We'll cover the basics, like sending emails, downloading attachments, sharing photos and searching Google.

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    Farmington artists among Art is Ageless®masterpiece level winners

    Six winning artists in Farmington Presbyterian Manor’s annual Art is Ageless® juried competition—including one artist who won “Best in Show-Professional”—will be featured in the 2019 Art is Ageless Calendar produced by Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America.Ste. Genevieve resident Anita Alsup placed Best in Show at the professional level for her painting “Grateful.” This piece, along with “Anticipation,” a painting by Vada Galvan, “Sere...

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