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Meet our new marketing director

Sloan Dwyer

Sloan Dwyer

Sloan Dwyer is from Parsons and has lived here her entire life. Up until this point, she’s been in management at a sporting goods store, but felt called to a career with Presbyterian Manor to help people in a different way.

“I was attracted READ MORE

Parsons Presbyterian Manor announces Art is Ageless winners

(Top row, left to right) Dorothy Jeffries, “Crowing Barnyard Rooster,” Sculpture/3-D, professional. Janice Miller, “Funny Bunny,” first place Drawing, amateur. Janine Albertini, “Baby it’s Cold Outside,” first place Christmas, amateur. Lyn Kirk, “Old Blue & Rust,” Mixed Media/Crafts, professional. (Bottom row, left to right) David McConnell, “Pine Bowl,” first place Sculpture/3-D, amateur. Eweleen Good, “Spirit Lifter,” first place, Photography, amateur. Barbara Evans (Amateur), “Who's Got the ?,” Fiber Arts, amateur. Doris Yeoman (Amateur), “Cherokee Child,” first place, Needlework, amateur. Skip Smith (Prof), “In the Spirit,” Drawing, professional.

(Top row, left to right) Dorothy Jeffries, “Crowing Barnyard Rooster,” Sculpture/3-D, professional
Janice Miller, “Funny Bunny,” first place Drawing, amateur.
Janine Albertini, “Baby it’s Cold Outside,” first place Christmas, amateur
Lyn Kirk, “Old Blue & Rust,” Mixed Media/Crafts, professional
(Bottom row, left to right) David McConnell, “Pine Bowl,” first place Sculpture/3-D, amateur
Eweleen Good, “Spirit Lifter,” first place, Photography, amateur.
Barbara Evans (Amateur), “Who’s Got the ?,” Fiber Arts, amateur
Doris Yeoman (Amateur), “Cherokee Child,” first place, Needlework, amateur
Skip Smith (Prof), “In the Spirit,” Drawing, professional

Parsons Presbyterian Manor recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Lori Sears, marketing director. “Art is Ageless is unique in READ MORE

Parsons Presbyterian Manor honored for achievements

Maegen Pegues, executive director of Parsons Presbyterian Manor, with Bruce Shogren (left), president and CEO of PMMA, and Bill Taylor (right), COO of PMMA

Parsons Presbyterian Manor received a certificate of recognition from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2017, covering the months of July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017.

The recognition came through READ MORE

Here’s a tool to plan for late-life what-ifs

A website for older adults by older adults

By Kevyn Burger for Next Avenue

Seniors have a lot to say about thier options for care.

Jane Curry used Plan Your Lifespan to think through her contingencies in case health issues diminish her independence.

Jane Curry, of Chicago, settled into a retirement community a few years ago, where she found friends and support. It was part of her preparation to age in place in a home of her own. But the now-75-year-old widow knew READ MORE