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    New cooking program sparks engagement in residents and staff

    Food has a way of bringing people together.That’s why Topeka Presbyterian Manor started a new program in January called “Teaching Kitchen,” where residents are taught how to create delicious dishes and the health benefits of the ingredients.“It’s a new concept,” said Atul Karki, dining services director. “The idea is to increase engagement in residents through a fun, educational program.”Each month Atul and his staff come up with a tasty, healthy recipe that’s easy for residents to put together....  Read More...

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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 Topeka 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.  Read More...

  • What Does it Cost?

    Topeka Presbyterian Manor hosts free programHave you ever wondered what it will cost to live in a senior living community? Which contract is best for your budget, a rental plan or an entrance fee? Can I afford to live in a retirement community?Questions like these and more will be explored at Topeka Presbyterian Manor’s “What Does it Cost?” seminar October 25, 2018.  Read More...

  • Can you stand up to the challenge of downsizing?

    Moving from a home you’ve lived in for many years poses a number of challenges. Sometimes the biggest challenge is what to do with all the stuff you’ve accumulated. If you’re moving into a smaller home, downsizing may be your biggest challenge.On Tuesday, Sept.  Read More...

  • 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. For most of his adult life, he...  Read More...