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    Resident’s book holds mirror up to modern Christianity

    In her new book, “Seeking to Become Whole: Creating a Transformed Church for All the Children of God,” resident Pat Welker explores how the actions of modern-day Christians match up to the parables of Jesus’ life and what can be done to create a more inclusive church.Finished nearly a year ago, the book just began hitting shelves this past June. But while such a delay may frustrate some authors, Pat believes the message behind her book is actually more relevant now than ever be...  Read More...

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    Westerly resident offers advice for good health and a healthy marriage

    Wherever Westerly resident Ann Hunter goes, there’s a good chance someone will either recognize her face or voice. That’s because Ann taught nutrition classes in person and online for the College of Health Professions at Wichita State University for 45 years and returned as faculty emeritus. She also consulted in her own private practice before retiring in 2015.“All students with a health-related major had to take nutrition – it’s what they call a ‘feeder clas...  Read More...

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    Resident’s eye for birding makes him a natural photographer

    About 15 years ago, Westerly residents Max and Kay Miller were introduced to “birding” by their friends, the McDavitts, also residents at Wichita Presbyterian Manor. What started out as watching and tracking birds, however, developed into a true passion for photography and works of art.“The McDavitts are very accomplished birders and got us interested in it. We went with them a lot of the time.   Read More...

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    Mark Ritchey gets second shot at a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ trip

    When Mark Ritchey attended “The Divine Office - Choral Music in Oxford” festival three years ago, he was told that it was a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience.It wasn’t.That’s not to say that the event wasn’t amazing—it was. It was just such a success that this past winter, the event’s organizers decided to do it again. Upon hearing the news, Mark jumped at the chance to make a second trip to England to see—and hear—it for himself.Ta...  Read More...

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    Julia Welch, a PATH success story

    Following a short term stay in the hospital, Julia Welch chose Wichita Presbyterian Manor’s PATH (Post-Acute to Home®) program for her short-term rehab stay. A major factor in her decision was that she was a current resident of the community and was familiar with the staff and the care.When she originally decided to move to Wichita Presbyterian Manor, Julia’s decision was influenced by the fact that the community offered a full continuum of care. While she had a good experience w...  Read More...