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We’re always cooking up something interesting for members of our greater community. From art exhibitions and open house brunches to our popular Just Ask educational seminars, find out what’s happening this month.

Don't miss out on the fun of meeting new friends and improving your health! Our second Wine & Wellness Wednesday will focus on senior fitness.


Warm up with a glass of your favorite wine, delivered right to your door, and share a virtual toast with our growing circle of friends.


Then, join Carol Gibbon, our Wellness Center Director with Aegis Therapies, as she demonstrates some easy, at-home exercises to build strength and flexibility. No experience and no equipment needed!

Register in advance and we'll deliver your choice of wine or non-alcoholic "mocktail" right to your door!

Go to

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3629165039116147983

to register online. For more information or assistance with registration, call 316- 942-7456 or email sbergmann@pmma.org.

Calling all artists age 65 and older. Wichita Presbyterian Manor is now accepting entries for the annual Art is Ageless® juried exhibit and competition at the campus, 4700 W 13th Street. The exhibit is scheduled for March 15-31, 2021.



Entries of artistic works will be accepted from any area artist who is 65 years of age or older to exhibit and/or compete for an opportunity to be featured in the 2022 Art is Ageless calendar.



The exhibit will continue the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America) program, celebrated with the 2021 Art is Ageless calendar.



Due to the uncertainty created by COVID-19, Wichita Presbyterian Manor plans to hold its event virtually for friends of the program on the community’s Facebook page, and to announce winners during a Facebook live event. Works will be on exhibit at the community for residents only.



Artists may choose to enter works for exhibit only. For the competition, the artist must have been 65 at the time of creation and have completed the work in the past five years (since January 2016). There are nine categories, as well as designations of amateur or professional. Works to be entered for judging need to be at Presbyterian Manor by March 11. To arrange drop-off of artwork, contact Amy Watson at 316-942-7456 or awatson@pmma.org.



The Art is Ageless® program encourages Presbyterian Manor residents and other area seniors to express their creativity through its annual competition, as well as art classes, musical and dramatic events, educational opportunities and current events discussions throughout the year.



Local competition winners will join winners from 14 other PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America) communities to be judged at the systemwide level.



Entry forms and information can be obtained by contacting Amy Watson at 316-942-7456 or awatson@pmma.org, or accessed online at ArtIsAgeless.org.


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Local senior artists will be celebrated March 15 through 31 at Wichita Presbyterian Manor as the community hosts its annual Art is Ageless® exhibit virtually on the community's Facebook page.

The Art is Ageless exhibit will feature works from local artists and include acrylics, oils, photography and various other mediums, ranging from. The public is welcome to visit the community to view the exhibit o amateur to professional levels. Winning pieces at the community level move on to a masterpiece level judging to determine which pieces are featured in the annual calendar and note cards.

Art is Ageless is a trademarked program of PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America). The program offers senior artists the opportunity to share and display their artwork and reaffirms the agelessness of human creativity.

“It’s inspiring to see the beautiful pieces these seniors have created,” said Amy Watson, life enrichment director. “The joy it brings to them and others is wonderful, and that’s something we want to celebrate and share with the entire Wichita community.”

The program's 40th anniversary celebration continues. The first Art is Ageless calendar was published in 1981, featuring art from Presbyterian Manor community residents. Since then, the program has expanded to include a juried art competition open to all seniors age 65 and older.

For more information about Art is Ageless, visit ArtIsAgeless.org or contact Amy Watson at 316-942-7456 or awatson@pmma.org.

For more about Wichita Presbyterian Manor, visit WichitaPresbyterianManor.org or contact Stephanie Bergmann at 316-942-7456 or sbergmann@pmma.org.

Winners of the 2021 Art is Ageless® competition will be announced through Facebook Live at 4 p.m. March 31.


Entries in the annual competition are entered in one of nine categories and are judged in amateur and professional divisions.


Winners of the local competition will compete with winners from 14 other PMMA (Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America) communities for an opportunity to appear in the 2022 Art is Ageless calendar.


For more information about Art is Ageless, visit www.ArtIsAgeless.org.

Wine is good for the heart, so enjoy a glass while learning more ways to practice wellness!

Every second Wednesday of the month, join Stephanie Bergmann and Cherree Hudspeth for a 30-minute webinar serving up casual conversation on health and fitness for seniors, along with a taste of vino. We'll even supply the drinks!

Register in advance, and we'll deliver your choice of wine or non-alcoholic drink right to your door! Then we can share a virtual toast and learn how to stay active and energetic, even during chilly weather!

Go to

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2117207908063943951

to register online. For more information or assistance with registration, call 316-942-7456 or email sbergmann@pmma.org.

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