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In Case of Emergency

Posted on July 9, 2013

With the onset of severe weather season, and in the wake of recent weather-related disasters, how would you know if the people you love are accounted for, injured or even alive in such a crisis? Or, on a smaller scale but no less...

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What I Learned from You

Posted on June 16, 2013

A Father's Day Poem by Gary Hennerberg...

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Harmony River welcomes Senator Al Franken

Posted on June 5, 2013

Al Franken, U.S. Senator from Minnesota, often urges young adults to hug their parents. Franken exchanged a few hugs himself when he visited Harmony River senior living community in Hutchinson, Minnesota on Friday afternoon, May...

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Caring Companion Senior Apartments Offer a Unique Memory Care Living Option

Posted on May 14, 2013

Bill and Mabel: Side-by-side When Mabel Penney was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder characterized by loss of memory and skills, her husband, Bill, never doubted that he would look after her. As...

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Ten Ways to Care: a series for and about caregivers

Posted on May 9, 2013

Presbyterian Homes & Services joins with Twin Cities Public Television's Next Avenue to encourage the conversation with and for caregivers. Here are links to the first 5 stories in this series. We will post more in the days...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Norm and Oliver

Posted on April 26, 2013

Norm Pursinski and his dog Oliver make quite a team as dedicated volunteers with Optage Hospice. Oliver is a certified therapy dog through Therapy Dogs International, does agility competitions and visits with children in a reading...

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1962 Time Capsule opened at Johanna Shores

Posted on April 9, 2013

Arden Hills, MN -- On Tuesday, April 2, the Johanna Shores' staff opened a recently discovered time capsule from 1962. That was the year when the senior living community, then known as The Presbyterian Home, celebrated the opening...

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