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    Delmar Watts remembers life serving country

    As we celebrate our veterans later this month, we’re putting the spotlight on resident Delmar Watts for his years serving our country.Delmar was born and raised in St. Genevieve County, which is where he met his wife, Marilyn.“We probably met at the small country church we were going to at that time. We later came to St.   Read More...

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    Glenda Corless looks back at nursing career

    At the age of 9, resident Glenda Corless and her family packed up their belongings at home in Missouri and headed west on an adventure.“We went out to Fresno, Calif., to find a cousin of mine who had run away with her boyfriend. When we found them, my dad sent the boyfriend back here packing. They got married the next year and were married the rest of their lives.   Read More...

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    Resident continues to volunteer after 47 years

    At age 88, resident Barb Corter continues to volunteer every Wednesday at Parkland Health Center and doesn’t plan to quit. It’s something she’s been doing since she was 41.“I started working at the hospital when it was first built. I took over the gift shop.   Read More...

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    PATH leads to home at the Presbyterian Manor for Epps family

    Gordon and Kathryn Epps have helped each of their parents go through PMMA’s PATH program and transition into assisted living. While the path looked slightly different for each family member, it led to the same place: Farmington Presbyterian Manor.“While mom was going through cancer, dad fell and broke his hip and went into rehab. That’s when we saw the depth of his dementia and knew mom couldn’t take care of him at home.   Read More...

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    Resident finds faith, food and friends key to assisted living

    Before Peggy Thomas moved to Farmington Presbyterian Manor, she had two basic requests for life in assisted living: space and light.“The place where I was living was redecorating and they put me in a real, tiny room. I got claustrophobia and left. It was dark.   Read More...