Author Archives: Laurie

Occupational therapy department gets patients back to everyday life

In honor of Occupational Therapist Month, we’re celebrating our community’s occupational therapists Celice Stancil, left, and Tyler Stoddard.

April is Occupational Therapist Month, which provides the perfect opportunity to shine a spotlight on our Salina Presbyterian Manor’s occupational therapists. Celice Stancil is our occupational therapy director, and Tyler Stoddard is our occupational READ MORE

Mary’s musings

By Mary Bridges, chaplain, Salina Presbyterian Manor

It has become tradition on April 1 to pull pranks of the harmless variety on those near and dear to us. Even the most serious among us have been known to indulge in a practical joke or two. For READ MORE

Mary’s musings

By Mary Bridges, chaplain
Salina Presbyterian Manor

When I turned 65, I changed my hair color, and for a number of years my dark hair was highlighted with a variety of colors. Over the years, I have been a redhead, and once even tried some purple. READ MORE

Indomitable spirit

Peg Britton on Pi Day.

Peg Britton on Pi Day.

Peg Britton achieved many firsts as a mid-century feminist on the prairie

It seems incredible now to hear how Peg Britton was treated in college. Professors threatened to flunk her. She was denied basic privileges that men enjoyed. She worked twice READ MORE

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 www.facebook.com/salinapresbyterianmanor/.

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.

“I READ MORE