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    Memory care connects mind, body, heart

    Tranquility House at Rolla Presbyterian Manor offers a dedicated memory care neighborhood, providing services and compassion for the ever-changing needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. We provide specialty programs designed to engage the mind and provide purpose, as well as plenty of social opportunities for residents and their loved one.Memory Care at Rolla Presbyterian Manor recognizes that every resident is different. With 24-hour staffing and individuall...  Read More...

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    Donor spotlight: Mary McFarland

    The PMMA mission and its unique programs are sustained through the many families, friends, employees and companies that donate each year. To help tell the story of one such contributor, we recently caught up with Mary McFarland of St. Louis.What is your connection with Rolla Presbyterian Manor?“My connection to Rolla Presbyterian Manor goes back to the early 90s when my maternal grandmother Grayce Swope moved into ‘The Manor’ and my parents followed suit in the early 10s.   Read More...

  • Providing care, support for those affected by Alzheimer’s

    Alzheimer’s disease and others forms of dementia can be devastating both, for those affected as well as the friends and family members who love them. Staff members at Rolla Presbyterian look at the disease from every angle to provide the hands-on care and behind-the-scenes support needed to meet the complex needs of everyone dementia touches.Internally, nurses in the community’s Tranquility House learn that the symptoms of dementia can vary depending on the root cause. Staff members ...  Read More...

  • Are You Doing Doctor Appointments Right?

    Navigating the medical system can be a daunting process. It’s challenging enough to find any doctor with openings, let alone a good doctor. And the internet isn’t always much help.What is helpful, however, is this in-depth guide to having a good doctor’s appointment written for The New York Times by Dr.   Read More...

  • Are You Being Helpful or Ageist for People with Dementia?

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