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    Local news outlets feature ‘random acts of kindness’ at Topeka Presbyterian Manor

    During this time of social distancing, members of the wider community are finding creative ways to connect with residents at Topeka Presbyterian Manor, and local news outlets are taking notice.Students from Landon Middle School have written dozens of letters to residents. The students ask about resident’s lives, and they also describe how they are learning at home. Landon Principal Stacy Schreiner personally delivered the correspondence.Resident Kay Jones discussed the letters on a KSNT ne...  Read More...

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    Residents get to know students, staff from Seaman High School — and their dogs, too

    A group from Seaman High School visited Topeka Presbyterian Manor earlier this year, and they brought some furry friends along.Sophomore Morgan Sharp had conducted some research into animal therapy and was inspired by what she learned.“I started to think of ways I could use animal therapy to help our community, and nursing homes were one of my first choices,” she said.Earlier this year, students and teachers brought three dogs to Presbyterian Manor and two other senior living communi...  Read More...

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    Making a real difference

    Topeka Presbyterian Manor relies on donors and volunteers to help support and improve the quality of life of the community’s current and future residents.Many donations support The Manor’s Good Samaritan Fund, which allows residents to continue receiving care if their financial resources are depleted through no fault of their own. Financial gifts also support the employee scholarship fund and help pay for special projects, memorials and other community programs and improvements.&ldqu...  Read More...

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    Volunteer Voices

    April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and while we have many wonderful volunteers to thank, this month we’re highlighting a special volunteer who makes life a little brighter for Presbyterian Manor residents. When it came time for Ellen Evans to retire, she didn’t go very far. That’s because she retired from work at Topeka Presbyterian Manor in 2012, and quickly returned to volunteer in the store.“I used to do Wii bowling as well, but interest in that waned, so I stayed helping in the stor...  Read More...

  • Volunteers are music to our ears

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