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First day of fall is a call to prevent falls

Posted on September 22, 2016

September 22, the first day of the fall season, is also “Fall Prevention Awareness Day.” Did you know that one in three older Americans suffers a fall every year? Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries...

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Faith, forgiveness, gratitude and hope

Posted on September 14, 2016

Hospice: once a word that evoked shelter for tired or ill religious pilgrims, the term has come to describe a concept of end-of-life care centered on quality of life. When a person faces a life-limiting illness, he or she often...

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Do Something Grand!

Posted on September 9, 2016

Presbyterian Homes & Services joins in recognizing National Grandparents’ Day, September 11, 2016. “Do Something Grand!” is the theme designated by Generations United, a national organization focused on improving...

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Faster, Higher, Stronger

Posted on August 23, 2016

While the eyes of the world were focused on Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics, a riveting competition was taking place in Clive, Iowa, a suburb of Des Moines, as the Walnut Ridge Olympics unfolded....

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Cheers for Olympian Paula Lynn Obañana

Posted on August 5, 2016

Paula Lynn Obañana, a former Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) culinary employee at Johanna Shores, is competing in the Rio 2016 Olympics as a member of the United States badminton team. Paula and her playing partner,...

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National Noon/Night Out celebrations unite PHS communities with their neighborhoods

Posted on August 4, 2016

On Tuesday, August 2, residents and staff at several Presbyterian Homes & Services communities joined people across the nation to celebrate National Noon/Night Out. Neighbors gathered to get to know each other and promote...

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The Excitement is Building!

Posted on July 26, 2016

With every footing, brick, and fixture, Senior Housing Partners, the project development arm of Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), is realizing our organization-wide vision of “providing more choices and opportunities...

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100 years between friends at Lake Minnetonka Shores

Posted on July 22, 2016

Annabelle Reinitz and Annabelle Dale share more than a name. Annabelle Dale is a resident at Lake Minnetonka Shores, a PHS community located in Spring Park, MN. Annabelle Reinitz attends Koala Bear Child Care located at Lake Minnetonka...

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