Perspectives Online

Four Gifts for Christmas

Posted on December 16, 2014

Christmas is a most wonderful time of the year; a time for families and friends to gather and share some Christmas cheer; a time for memories to be recalled of Christmases past, and a time for making new memories. There will be...

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Love in a Shoebox

Posted on December 9, 2014

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Construction begins on Woodland Hill

Posted on December 1, 2014

Site preparations have begun, setting the stage for construction of Woodland Hill, a new Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) senior living community that will be located on land immediately east of and adjacent to Hudson Hospital...

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Woodland Hill, Hudson, Wisconsin (artist's rendering)

Woodland Hill, Hudson, Wisconsin (artist's rendering)

Give thanks, no matter what

Posted on November 26, 2014

By Rev. Chris Wheatley, Chaplain A typical Thanksgiving scripture reading from my childhood: In the Gospel of Luke, Jesus heals ten lepers on his final journey to Jerusalem. Ten people are given new lives, an opportunity to return...

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Angie Swetland, PHS Director of Customer Relations, Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

Posted on October 7, 2014

Sitting among the attendees at the Aging Services of Minnesota 2014 Annual Meeting and Leadership Forum, Angie Swetland, Director of Customer Relations for Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), was stunned to hear her name...

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Angie Swetland (center left) was joined by her family when she received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 Annual Meeting and Leadership Forum. (Photo courtesy of Aging Services of Minnesota.)

Angie Swetland (center left) was joined by her family when she received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 Annual Meeting and Leadership Forum. (Photo courtesy of Aging Services of Minnesota.)

Presbyterian Homes & Services helps restore and relocate 19th century Trapper's Cabin

Posted on September 11, 2014

Wayzata, MN--A rustic log cabin, the oldest known building in Wayzata, was dedicated on September 6, 2014 by the Wayzata Heritage Preservation Board (HPB) and gifted to the city of Wayzata for historical preservation and public...

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Trapper's Cabin at the original Bushaway Road location (left) and now in Shaver Park (right)

Trapper's Cabin at the original Bushaway Road location (left) and now in Shaver Park (right)

Time Capsule Planted at Johanna Shores

Posted on September 8, 2014

Arden Hills, MN - Fifty years from now, the residents and staff of Johanna Shores will be able to recover a time capsule filled with mementos and documents that capture the year 2012 when the community vacated its 57-year old...

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Residents at The Farmstead Express Their Lives through Art and Music

Posted on August 27, 2014

Charlie Maguire, nationally known folksinger and songwriter, knows how an old, familiar tune can tap deep memories of important events and people in one's life. Maguire counted on the memory-evoking power of music as he led...

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Two opportunities to join us at the Minnesota State Fair

Posted on August 22, 2014

Sunday, August 2412:00 - 2:00 p.m.KARE11 BarnJudson Ave. and Nelson St. Optage® Hospice is joining Hands On Twin Cities and KARE11 for a “speed volunteering” event. Have a seat while creating a hand-tied fleece...

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