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Learn more about Jessica Donelson and Chas Cramer

Jessica Donelson and Chas Cramer

Jessica Donelson and Chas Cramer

While they’re fairly new to Fulton Presbyterian Manor (within the past six months), Jessica Donelson and Chas Cramer bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience in their prospective fields.

Jessica is the new health services director and previously worked at ConAgra Brands as the occupational health nurse/manager/safety specialist. She attended North Central Missouri College where she earned her Associates of Applied Science Degree in Nursing and is certified as a Registered Nurse. read more

The Right Ingredients for Independent Living

Doty & Wally Peck

Doty & Wally Peck

When Doty and Wally Peck started their search for an independent living community, they knew it had to have the right mix of amenities and affordability. And after looking at several communities, both in Columbia and Jefferson City, they decided to stay right at home in Fulton.

“We wanted to stay in this community. And here, you can rent your apartment rather than having to buy one,” said Wally.

“They were all nice, but this was the best,” Doty added.

A staff connection helped seal the deal. read more

Fulton Presbyterian Manor honored for achievements

Dawn Smith, executive director of Fulton Presbyterian Manor, with Bruce Shogren (left), president and CEO of PMMA, and Bill Taylor (right), COO of PMMA

Fulton Presbyterian Manor received a certificate of recognition from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2017, covering the months of July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2017.

The recognition came through PMMA’s new Emerald Awards Program, designed to encourage its 17 locations and 2 hospices to achieve high levels of resident and employee satisfaction, meet financial goals, build philanthropic support for the organization’s mission and meet marketing goals. There are 11 areas measured for the Emerald Awards. read more

Fulton Presbyterian Manor on U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Home list

Fulton Presbyterian Manor is on the U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2017-18 list. The senior living community received the highest score of a five-star rating system to make the list, available today at usnews.com/nursinghomes.

The U.S. News and World Report list uses information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the government agency that sets and enforces standards for nursing homes. CMS assigns one to five stars to each community for how well it performs in health inspections, nurse staffing and level of quality care. read more

Fulton Presbyterian Manor honored with Emerald Award certificate

Bill Taylor, PMMA chief operating officer, Dawn Smith, Fulton Presbyterian Manor executive director, and Bruce Shogren, PMMA president and chief executive officer.

Bill Taylor, PMMA chief operating officer, Dawn Smith, Fulton Presbyterian Manor executive director, and Bruce Shogren, PMMA president and chief executive officer.

Fulton Presbyterian Manor received a certificate of recognition from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2016, July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2016.

The recognition came through PMMA’s new Emerald Awards Program, designed to encourage its 17 locations to achieve high levels of resident and employee satisfaction, meet financial goals, build philanthropic support for the organization’s mission and meet marketing goals. There are 11 areas measured for the Emerald Awards. read more

Fulton Presbyterian Manor honored

Dawn Smith, executive director, center, accepts an Emerald Certificate from Bruce Shogren, chief executive officer, left, and Bill Taylor, chief operations officer, right, of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America. Fulton Presbyterian Manor was recognized for achieving a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

Dawn Smith, executive director, center, accepts an Emerald Certificate from Bruce Shogren, chief executive officer, left, and Bill Taylor, chief operations officer, right, of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America. Fulton Presbyterian Manor was recognized for achieving a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

Fulton Presbyterian Manor received a certificate of recognition from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2015, July 1, 2014, through June 30, 2015.

The recognition came through PMMA’s new Emerald Awards Program, designed to encourage its 18 locations to achieve high levels of resident and employee satisfaction, meet financial goals, build philanthropic support for the organization’s mission and meet marketing goals. There are 11 areas measured for the Emerald Awards. read more

Fulton Presbyterian Manor honored for achievements

Bruce Shogren, PMMA CEO, left, and Doug Yoder, PMMA chief operating officer, right, present Dawn Smith, executive director, with the Emerald Award recognition.

Bruce Shogren, PMMA CEO, left, and Doug Yoder, PMMA chief operating officer, right, present Dawn Smith, executive director, with the Emerald Award recognition.

Fulton Presbyterian Manor received a certificate of recognition from Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America for reaching goals in fiscal year 2014, July 1, 2013, through June 30, 2014.

The recognition came through PMMA’s new Emerald Awards Program, designed to encourage its 18 locations to achieve high levels of resident and employee satisfaction, meet financial goals, build philanthropic support for the organization’s mission and meet marketing goals. There are 11 areas measured for the Emerald Awards. read more

65th Anniversary: New decade, new locations, new services

Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America: Celebrating 65 years of the art of life.This month, we continue to look back at our history as Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America celebrates 65 years of the art of life.

The 1980s brought growth in independent living options on many Presbyterian Manor campuses. New duplexes and apartments were constructed in Parsons, Lawrence, Wichita and Salina. It also brought construction of two new campuses and health care additions at the Wichita and Rolla campuses.

By early 1980, the United Presbyterian Foundation of Kansas’ joint project with the Manhattan Retirement Foundation was open. PMMA continued to provide management services for the new Meadowlark Hills until July 1, 1981. read more

Senior Independence Welcomes Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America as Sixth iPartner

Columbus, Ohio – Senior Independence (SI) welcomed Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America (PMMA) as its sixth iPartner on September 1. PMMA operates 18 not-for-profit communities in Kansas and Missouri.

As an iPartner, hospice services will be provided in Iron, Madison, St. Francois, St. Genevieve and Washington counties in Missouri; Sedgwick, Harvey and Cowley counties in the Wichita, Kansas market; and Wyandotte, Johnson, Douglas and Shawnee counties in the Kansas City, Kansas market.

“We are very excited to be welcoming PMMA into our iPartner family, and to begin working with PMMA President/CEO Bruce Shogren and his team. PMMA is a wonderful organization and we look forward to partnering with them to bring exceptional hospice care to their communities and surrounding areas,” commented SI President Richard Boyson. read more

65th Anniversary: Mid-’70s bring change to PMMA

Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America: Celebrating 65 years of the art of life.We continue our celebration of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s 65th anniversary with a look at the mid-1970s.

In the mid-1970s, the national Presbyterian Church underwent a reorganization that resulted in the combining of Synod of Kansas and the Synod of Missouri and brought about big changes for the Presbyterian Manor system.

In 1975, United Presbyterian Foundation of Kansas entered into an agreement with the Board of Pensions of the United Presbyterian Church of the United States of America to manage the Mid-Continent Presbyterian Manor retirement home located two blocks from the famous Kansas City Plaza in Kansas City, Mo. This agreement also secured health care services for its residents. Mid-Continent was established as a well-care-home for church pensioners, but the site was later opened up to anyone, church pensioner or lay person, who sought residency. read more