Monthly Archives: July 2014

10 ways to age successfully

Why do some people seem to be healthier, others adapt to changes better and others are as enthusiastic as ever? Much of how we age isn’t just in our genes but how we’ve taken care of ourselves through the years. As Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Life READ MORE

Check your fluids

With the summer heat inching up the thermometer, it’s time to check your fluids … are you drinking enough water and other liquids? While staying hydrated is important for people of all ages, it’s particularly important as we grow older. Older READ MORE

Just Ask: Celebrate independence

independenceJuly brings ideas of Independence Day. Independence is something we value and strive for, not only in our country, but in our own personal lives, as well.  At Fort Scott Presbyterian Village we continuously look for ways to help seniors increase READ MORE

65th Anniversary: Missourians build first campus at Farmington

Dr. Fred Walker, first superintendent of Homelife in Farmington, Mo.

Dr. Fred Walker was the
first superintendent of
Homelife in Farmington,
Mo. A plaque beneath
his photo at Farmington
Presbyterian Manor
reads, “He had a dream,
we have a home.”

The Missouri synods of the Presbyterian Church, U.S., and the United Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., joined together to construct the first Presbyterian Homelife campus in Farmington, Mo. The project was authorized in 1957 in a joint session of the synods, READ MORE

Sweet memories of the county fair

Freda Maher’s prize-winning pig.

Freda Maher’s prize-winning pig.

July means it is Bourbon County Fair time. What a great month to reminisce about the fair days of our youth! Residents Virginia Chambers, Jake Underwood and Pauline Scott fondly remember the days when the Bourbon County Fair was held in Uniontown READ MORE