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    Fort Scott Presbyterian Village supports caregivers by providing adult day services

    A caregiver’s duties never end. It’s a 24/7 job to provide support for an adult loved one who requires daily assistance.So, what do caregivers do when they need a vacation or a day off?Fort Scott Presbyterian Village is here to help.Adult day services allow caregivers to take a break while feeling assured that their loved one is safe and comfortable in a supportive environment.Day services are available in Fort Scott’s assisted living setting, or trained staff will provide home...  Read More...

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    Residents share homemade treats and memories at ice cream social

    The first ice cream social was held in 1744 when Maryland Governor Thomas Bladen served ice cream at a dinner party and has since become a popular way for Americans to socialize and celebrate.Fort Scott Presbyterian Village joined the tradition in late June by holding an ice cream social for residents and friends of the community. The social featured three varieties of homemade ice cream - vanilla, chocolate and strawberry - and music.The social attracted a large crowd, with residents and guests...  Read More...

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    Standing in the gap

    Successful Good Samaritan fundraiser brings in nearly $30,000 to support seniors in needA well-known Bible verse talks about “standing in the gap,” referring to offering prayer and support for others who are unable to do it for themselves.Ginger Nance, executive director of Fort Scott Presbyterian Manor, notes this verse when discussing the success of Fort Scott Presbyterian Manor’s recent Good Samaritan fundraising event. The event is held annually to provide financial support...  Read More...

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    Financial Protection for Older Adults: Presbyterian Village to host free program

    Financial exploitation of older adults and seniors is one of the fastest growing crimes. As part of Fort Scott Presbyterian Village's ongoing “Just Ask” lifelong learning series, a free presentation will be held on July 16 focusing on how older adults can protect themselves from financial scams.The program called, “Financial Protection for Older Adults: Outsmart the scammer,” will be held from 2-4 p.m. at Fort Scott Presbyterian Village.   Read More...

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    Spring luncheon a success

    Presbyterian Village hosted a Ladies Spring Luncheon and Tea on April 16. The menu was homemade chicken salad on croissants with carrot sticks, fresh pepper slices and cheese slices along with a fruit kabob.There were three flavors of tea: peach, raspberry and unsweetened tea."The tea party was a blast!" said Minnie Lou Allen.Minnie Lou had four guests at the table, and they all chose to wear spring hats. It was a wonderful time.   Read More...

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