EVERYTHING LISTED UNDER: Community Involvement

Sewing group makes quilts for four-legged companions

Recently, the community’s Sit & Sew group partnered with Missouri Patriot Paws to create custom quilts for veterans and service dogs who have graduated from the group’s training program. Each quilt created by the residents was designed to meet an individual dog’s specifications to ensure that it is a perfect fit both at home and in public.“When we take a dog into restaurants, we teach it the command to go to bed
Read More...
January 15, 2019

2018 Alzheimer’s Walk

In September, Rolla Presbyterian Manor participated in the Alzheimer’s Walk for the fourth year in a row. While it was a rainy day, we had a great time walking for a good cause. To date, we have raised $29,312.48, and we will continue to raise funds through December 31.
Read More...
October 15, 2018

Student volunteers give … and receive

Over the years, Rolla Presbyterian Manor has been blessed by its close relationship with the community it serves—epitomized by the steady stream of volunteers and children who visit the campus throughout the year.Among those who donate their time and talents are the students of Missouri University of Science and Technology and Rolla High School, who regularly help with projects, perform or simply sit and talk with residents.
Read More...
August 20, 2018

One Surprising Way Older Adults Can Get Healthier

Whether or not we actually do the right things to improve our health, many of us probably assume we know what they are. Walk more. Quit smoking.
Read More...
April 14, 2018

The Power of Sharing Our Stories

Playing a game at an assisted living facility opened up connections [Photo credit: Adobe Stock][/caption]By Reyna Marder Gentin for Next AvenueMy friend runs an assisted living residence not far from where I live. When she called to say she had a mitzvah (a good deed) for me that was “right up my alley,” I was wary, to put it mildly. She explained that she was running an event where the residents would play a game encouraging them to share, open mic style, stories from their lives. My friend knows I write — essays, memoir pieces, a novel. I tell stories.
Read More...
March 25, 2018
TO GIVE
CONTACT