Everything listed under: Aging Well

  • Wichita Presbyterian Manor to host dementia workshop

    When your loved one has dementia, there are so many unknowns. When is it time to stop driving? Can your loved one still make financial or estate decisions?   Read More...

  • Wellness Department offers variety of ways for residents to stay active and in shape

    Most people have a love/hate relationship with working out. They love the benefits but hate the process. Luckily at Wichita Presbyterian Manor, residents have countless ways to get their blood pumping, keep their interest and have fun all at the same time.For starters, the community offers a full schedule of land and water classes to provide residents with both a social outlet and a holistic approach to fitness.“From ankle rolls to hand movements for dexterity and grip strength—we wo...  Read More...

  • 5 lessons from the oldest old

    By Robert DiGiacomoNew York Times reporter John Leland thought he knew how to write about the “oldest old” — people 85 and up. For a proposed year-long series, he figured he would chronicle a laundry list of their issues: things like the dangers of falling, financial pressures and family conflict.As Leland delved deeper, however, he realized the people in this age group were more than the sum of their problems. And he saw how much he didn’t know about the realities o...  Read More...

  • Celebrating our mothers

    Ever since Mother’s Day became an official U.S. holiday in 1914, we’ve celebrated our mothers with a day dedicated just for them—the second Sunday in May. Here are some special memories staff and residents have shared about their moms and grandmothers.“My mom always came to my high school cross country meets to cheer for me and my teammates.   Read More...

  • Tell Your Doctor What’s on Your Bucket List

    Your doctor can’t read your mind. A doctor assumes everyone wants to live and continue to live the best, healthiest, happiest life possible — but that means something different for everyone. If your doctor knows about your long-term goals and “bucket list” items, however, that can be used to direct your health plan and goals.Dr.   Read More...