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Presbyterian Manor to host virtual psychology of change event

The Psychology of Change was originally scheduled in March, but we believe this topic is so important that we’ve taken it virtual so we bring it to you now. It will be offered twice, 2 p.m. November 5, and again at 5:30 p.m. November 10. Register online today.
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October 10, 2020

Free event to focus on Veterans’ benefits

A veteran, their spouse, dependent or survivor may be eligible for VA health care benefits. Enrolling in these programs may reduce or eliminate costs for medical supplies, office visits, prescriptions and even assisted living expenses.Find out what benefits are available to you and how to access them from Lisa Helms, Veterans Service Supervisor with the Missouri Veterans Commission. Helms will answer your questions about eligibility and the types of assistance available at 2 p.m.
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January 26, 2020

Senior Cyber Café 2018: 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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August 30, 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

The Power of Sharing Our Stories

Playing a game at an assisted living facility opened up connections [Photo credit: Adobe Stock][/caption]By Reyna Marder Gentin for Next AvenueMy friend runs an assisted living residence not far from where I live. When she called to say she had a mitzvah (a good deed) for me that was “right up my alley,” I was wary, to put it mildly. She explained that she was running an event where the residents would play a game encouraging them to share, open mic style, stories from their lives. My friend knows I write — essays, memoir pieces, a novel. I tell stories.
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March 25, 2018
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