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Cambridge's Willie Nelson becomes instant 'celebrity' after waving picture goes viral

Posted on June 21, 2017

Originally published in the Isanti County News on June 14, 2017. Republished with permission....

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Arrows in the Quiver: a Reflection on Father's Day

Posted on June 18, 2017

Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth.Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shamewhen...

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A Shining Star of Service Excellence

Posted on June 15, 2017

Resident Assistants like Joseph Taropurua provide direct care to residents every day with compassion and dedication. In honor of National Nursing Assistants Week, we share Joseph’s story of how he provides the extra measure...

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Starting conversations about advance care planning

Posted on June 14, 2017

Who would speak for you if you couldn't speak for yourself? Presbyterian Homes & Services is dedicated to helping you talk about your wishes for end-of-life care with your family, health care providers and with us. Advance...

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Music therapy at The Deerfield featured in local news

Posted on May 23, 2017

New Richmond News reporter Jordan Willi writes about how music therapy enriches the lives of residents living at The Arbor memory care. The Deerfield, a PHS community located in New Richmond, WI, received a grant from the New...

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Presbyterian Homes of Wisconsin Breaks Ground in Germantown, WI for Fairway Knoll Senior Living Community

Posted on May 20, 2017

GERMANTOWN, WI — Golden shovels in hand, Presbyterian Homes of Wisconsin (PHW), the eastern Wisconsin affiliate of Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) celebrated the official groundbreaking on Friday, May 19, 2017, for...

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Civic and business leaders joined PHS and PHW to break ground for Fairway Knoll. (From left) Dawn Wieczorek, Lisa Albain, Dean Wolter, Dan Lindh, Kent Tess- Mattner, Paul Kwiecien, Jesse Greenlee, Justin Gross.

Civic and business leaders joined PHS and PHW to break ground for Fairway Knoll. (From left) Dawn Wieczorek, Lisa Albain, Dean Wolter, Dan Lindh, Kent Tess- Mattner, Paul Kwiecien, Jesse Greenlee, Justin Gross.

Celebrating Older Americans Month

Posted on May 12, 2017

This May we join in the celebration of Older Americans Month which aims to “give aging a new voice.” This year’s theme “Age Out Loud” highlights the importance of older Americans engaging in their...

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An autographed Liberty Dream for Joan Schmidt

Posted on May 10, 2017

"These are happy tears. He’s so darn cute, you’re cute too!" Resident Joan Schmidt beamed as she hugged LPN Tim Deery while clutching her new, autographed picture of Phil Mickelson....

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In honor of National Nurses Week...

Posted on May 6, 2017

As a teenager, Katie Kiminski flinched when her mother said she had scheduled an interview for her at a retirement community just five blocks away. As a 16 year old high school student with no intention of working with the elderly,...

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Volunteers: offering gifts of time and talent

Posted on April 25, 2017

Volunteers who serve Presbyterian Homes & Services help build a better world for older adults, one act of kindness at a time. Over 4,100 residents and friends have contributed 137,000 hours as volunteers across PHS communities...

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