Category Archives: Residents

8 Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America communities on U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2017-18 list

Eight Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America senior living communities are on the U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2017-18 list. The communities received the highest score of a five-star rating system to make the list, available today at usnews.com/nursinghomes.

PMMA locations on the honoree list with five-star ratings are:

Inclusion on the list is confirmation of the campuses’ commitment to PMMA’s mission to provide quality senior services guided by Christian values.

The U.S. News and Report list uses information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the government agency that sets and enforces standards for nursing homes. CMS assigns one to five stars to each community for how well it performs in health inspections, nurse staffing and level of quality care. read more

Wichita State studies residents’ computer use

computerIndependent living residents at Newton Presbyterian Manor have the chance to sign up for computer training this summer to help them communicate electronically with family and friends who are off-campus.

Employees at Newton Presbyterian Manor and Wichita Presbyterian Manor have been working with a team of graduate researchers from Wichita State University to recruit residents who want to learn about computers, e-mail and social networking, said Susan Fry, senior vice president for clinical services for Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America. The WSU team is studying whether technology can help combat feelings of isolation among seniors. read more