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    Major renovation project begins at Topeka Presbyterian Manor

    On Jan. 16, Topeka Presbyterian Manor and Harbin Construction kicked off a $1.6 million renovation project.Work on the 17-acre campus will include a redesign and remodel of the main entrance, common areas, dining rooms and the library. Construction will create separate dining and event spaces for residents in independent and assisted living.   Read More...

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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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    Constructing a life

    John Goodin doesn’t seem to have wasted a minute of his 101 years of life. On top of helping to raise a family and build several businesses, he found time to serve others and the community. He even had a hand in the construction of Topeka Presbyterian Manor, which he now calls home.The fifth of 10 children, John was born on Dec.   Read More...

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    A life well-lived

    In early April, Lenice Massey’s family gathered to help her celebrate 100 years of life.“I got to see a lot of people and family I haven't seen for a long time,” the Topeka Presbyterian Manor resident said. “I had a wonderful time.”Lenice was born April 8, 1919, near Kansas City, and, like everyone else, she’s experienced a life of ups and downs.World War II had a significant impact on those who lived through that period of history, and it was no different...  Read More...

  • 61 years strong

    February is the "month of love," so why not highlight some of our very own "love birds?" Peg and Donald Shrewsbury have called Topeka Presbyterian Manor home for two years, and they have been married for 61 years."It's kind of funny how we met. My sister was dating a guy in the Air Force who was stationed at Forbes Field. He brought his roommate to church, we met, and that's who I ended up marrying!" said Peg.Now we know you're wondering, did her sister ...  Read More...