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Brian's journey from job to ministry

Posted on January 13, 2017

Every Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) employee has a story to tell about their work experiences. Today we share the story of Brian Freeberg, a Registered Nurse who recently joined the care team of Optage Hospice, part...

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A New Years commitment to health and well-being

Posted on January 5, 2017

New Years Resolutions – what are they really all about? The dictionary says that a resolution is a firm decision to do, or to not do something. A firm decision—isn’t that just a one-time action? How long can...

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2016 Christmas card features painting by St. Andrew's Village Resident

Posted on December 25, 2016

“Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.” ...

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Touching the hearts and lives of children around the world through Operation Christmas Child

Posted on December 23, 2016

As we anticipate sharing gifts this Christmas, we have an extra reason to celebrate – over 3,200 reasons in fact. For the 21st year in a row, 37 PHS communities helped to fill 3,250 shoeboxes with gifts to be delivered into...

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Presbyterian Homes & Services Breaks Ground to Reconnect GracePointe Crossing Senior Living Community

Posted on December 21, 2016

Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) officially broke ground Wednesday in Cambridge, MN, for the redevelopment and expansion of GracePointe Crossing senior living community. Local government and business leaders, the project...

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Local government and business leaders join Presbyterian Homes & Services staff to break ground for the GracePointe Crossing redevelopment.

Local government and business leaders join Presbyterian Homes & Services staff to break ground for the GracePointe Crossing redevelopment.

Construction begins for senior apartments at Maranatha - Reservations now open!

Posted on December 13, 2016

A new senior apartment building is under construction at Maranatha, a Presbyterian Homes & Services senior living community located at 5401 69th Avenue North in Brooklyn Center. Reservations are being accepted for senior apartments...

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Warm heads, warmer hearts

Posted on December 5, 2016

As we enter the holiday season, we remember the gifts that bring true happiness to our lives: friends and family, joyful moments and generous acts of kindness. Kristina Gordon, Recreation Director at Highland Ridge, located in...

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"Here I am:" a Christmas offering

Posted on December 1, 2016

“The angel said, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God...you will bear a son, and you will name him Jesus.” Then Mary said, ‘Here I am, the servant of the Lord.’” ~Luke...

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Optage Hospice team certified to offer dementia care

Posted on November 28, 2016

It's Alzheimer's Awareness month, as well as National Hospice and Palliative Care month. Optage® Hospice is pleased to announce that its care team is now certified in dementia care. The Optage care team includes nurses, chaplains,...

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Thanksgiving: the Art and Practice of Gratitude

Posted on November 24, 2016

A familiar passage from the Gospel of Luke tells the story of Jesus healing ten lepers (Luke 17:11-19). Maybe even Jesus would not have noticed that, once healed, nine of them simply went away without saying a word. But the tenth...

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