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Orchard Path senior living community breaks ground in Apple Valley, MN

Posted on October 4, 2016

As heavy excavation equipment moved tons of soil in the background, Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) officially broke ground Tuesday for Orchard Path, a new senior living community located in Apple Valley. Local government...

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Community and project leaders take up golden shovels to mark the official groundbreaking of Orchard Path.

Community and project leaders take up golden shovels to mark the official groundbreaking of Orchard Path.

Boutwells Landing resident honored in 2016 UNCF calendar

Posted on September 27, 2016

Marcia L. Halvorsen, PhD, Emerita Professor of Economics was honored for her work in civil rights and education by being featured this month in the 2016 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) calendar. Dr. Halvorsen lives at Boutwells...

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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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