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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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    Ste. Genevieve woman wins ‘Best in Show’ in Art is Ageless competition

    Anita Alsup, 83, of Ste. Genevieve recently took home the top prize in the professional division of Presbyterian Manors’ Art is Ageless® competition for her painting, “Grateful.”The painting, which depicts a friend and local restaurant owner, was selected not only because of the high degree of technical ability it exhibits, but the warmth and humanity revealed in its subject matter—something the artist strives for in all of her work.“I want to capture the spirit...

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    Staff spotlight: Martha Walker

    In honor of National Healthcare Environmental Services and Housekeeping Week, September 9-15, we would like to take a moment to shine the spotlight on Martha Walker, who in December will be celebrating 10 years as a member of the community’s housekeeping team.Working primarily on the night shift, Martha is responsible for the community’s laundry and ensuring that everything is clean and ready to go for residents when they start their day the following morning. While some might find t...

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    Employees recognized at annual service awards banquet

    In appreciation of our staff's services to the residents of Farmington Presbyterian Manor, the management team proudly hosts an annual service awards banquet. Employees who have worked at PMMA for five years or more are honored with a personalized speech from their direct supervisor and a gift. Here are the staff honored at the banquet June 15.Doris Cruse, 35 years of service“Doris has been here 35 years and is on the wall of honor at PMMA, which recognizes staff who have dedicated three decades...

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    Learning never stops for Macey Nicholson

    Macey Nicholson joined the staff of Farmington Presbyterian Manor in August of 2011 as a graduate practical nurse. Since then, she has continued her education and moved up the ranks.“When I started here, I worked every weekend on the night shift. I’ve worked in the memory care [neighborhood], and I’ve floated around to different spots in the building.

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    CNA program retains local talent at record level

    Twelve recent graduates of Farmington High School will soon be joining the community’s staff thanks in part to a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program that allows FHS students to earn clinical hours within the community. Those hired represent nearly half of FHS graduates who earned their CNA through the program and the largest number in recent years.“We typically hire several from each graduating class,” said Talisha Brooks, assistant director of Health Services at Farmingt...

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    Community tops annual “best of” lists

    The Daily Journal asked and the people of Farmington answered—voting Farmington Presbyterian Manor to the top of three categories in the paper’s recent “Best of” survey.  Named “Best Independent Living Facility,” “Best Assisted Living Facility” and “Best Skilled Nursing,” the community was the only organization to win in more than one category. And while the community is used to receiving accolades, the results of this survey are particularly special.“We’re a five-star rated Medicare campus...

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    Volunteer banquet gives thanks to those who give of themselves

    Linda and Denny McLane were two volunteers honored at the annual banquet. They hold a weekly Bible study for the residents. Linda does resident shopping on a weekly basis.On April 19, the community held its annual volunteer banquet, recognizing individuals who selflessly donated their time and talents to help meet the needs of PMMA residents over the past 12 months.The theme for this year’s event was “Being a Blessing,” one that Executive Director Jane Hull feels was especially...

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    For Karen Crews, nursing is both a calling and a reward

    When she was younger, Karen Crews would often sit and listen to her grandmother tell stories about her life as a nurse. The tales both captivated and inspired Karen, eventually leading her to pursue her own career in healthcare. Today, Karen is an RN supervisor and provides rehabilitation services to individuals who have recently been released from the hospital following a surgery or illness.“My job is to assess our patients on a daily basis and monitor them for any complications,” s...

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