Monthly Archives: January 2018

Mary’s musings

By Mary Bridges, chaplain
Salina Presbyterian Manor

Just what is love?  Several years ago, there was a famous Peanuts cartoon in which Shroeder, a piano-loving intellectual, was interrupted as he often was by his infatuated admirer, Lucy. Lucy READ MORE

Activities are the heart and soul of Presbyterian Manor lifestyle

Life enrichment team members from left, top row, Emily Riddle, health care; Jodi Gawith, restorative aide; Nicole Jacoby, memory care and assisted living; and Cierra Haith, health care. From left, seated, are Pat Piper, memory care; Pam Meehan, volunter coordinator and activity assistant; and Cathy Boos, life enrichment director. Follow the exciting events organized by the life enrichment team on our facebook page at

Have you ever stopped to count how many activities are going on during any given day at Salina Presbyterian Manor? Cathy Boos has.

Cathy, our life enrichment director, has done the math. She found that we offer an average of 14 activities a day.


What to Do About Unintentional Weight Loss in Older Adults

It often points to underlying health problems that deserve attention (Photo credit: Adobe Stock)

By Leslie Kernisan, MD for Next Avenue

One of my readers recently sent in this question:

Q: My 88-year-old father lives in his own home about 100 miles from us. He’s been living alone since my mother died five years ago. I thought he looked READ MORE