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  • Culture Story Writing Contest

    By Sarah Duggan on January 9, 2014

    Happy New Year! Meadowlark Hills is kicking off 2014 with a Culture Story Contest. The purpose of this contest is to gather resident, family, staff and stakeholder’s stories that speak to the uniqueness of Meadowlark Hills and how person-directed care has changed their thoughts on what it means to age.

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  • Parkinson’s Program in Manhattan Receives Excellence Award: Meadowlark Hills Recognized for Giving Back

    By Sarah Duggan on October 25, 2013

    The Parkinson’s Program of Manhattan at Meadowlark Hills receives the 2013 “Excellence in Social Accountability” award for providing high-quality services to elders with Parkinson’s disease and education to the broader community.

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  • Speedy PD Race for Parkinson's Disease a Great Success!

    By Sarah Duggan on September 12, 2013

    The Speedy PD 5K/10K Race for Parkinson’s Disease was held at Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhattan, Kan., on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. The 5K Run/10K Run/Walk and Half-Mile Family Fun Run/Walk was presented by UMB Bank and proceeds benefit the Meadowlark Hills Parkinson Fund.

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  • Meadowlark Hills Receives PEAK Award

    By Sarah Duggan on August 22, 2013

    Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community received the PEAK Award on Thursday, Aug. 22, during a presentation ceremony in the MeadowlarkHillsCommunity Center. The award was presented to Lonnie Baker, CEO at Meadowlark Hills, by the Secretary for Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS), Shawn Sullivan.

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  • Award Ceremony: Meadowlark Hills receives PEAK Award for 2012

    By Sarah Duggan on August 15, 2013

    For the past ten years, the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) has been recognizing nursing homes for successfully implementing culture change through the Promoting Excellent Alternatives in Kansas Nursing Homes program commonly known as PEAK. Meadowlark Hills is proud to announce, we will receive the award once again, this year.

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  • Meadowlark Hills to Host Community Wellness Fair

    By Sarah Duggan on August 1, 2013

    Meadowlark Hills will host a Community Health and Wellness Fair from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, throughout the Community Center on the Meadowlark Hills campus, 2121 Meadowlark Rd. The event is open to all Meadowlark Hills residents, Passport members, staff, and seniors throughout the Manhattan community. It will showcase various vendors and services offered at businesses throughout the community.

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  • UMB Presents the Speedy P.D. Race For Parkinson’s Disease: Fifth Annual 5K/10K Race to Benefit the Meadowlark Hills Parkinson’s Fund

    By Sarah Duggan on June 27, 2013

    The Speedy P.D. 5K/10K Race for Parkinson’s disease will be held at Tuttle Creek State Park in Manhattan, Kansas, on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. The 5K Run/10K Run/Walk and Half-Mile Family Fun Run/Walk are presented by UMB Bank and proceeds benefit the Meadowlark Hills Parkinson Fund. The newest feature of the race is the certification of the 5K and 10K courses.

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  • 2013 Manhattan Legacy Award Recipients: Burke & Margery Bayer, and Barbara Wilson

    By Sarah Duggan on May 21, 2013

    Burke and Margery Bayer, and Barbara Wilson received the Manhattan Legacy Award on Monday, May 20, at the Meadowlark Hills Legacy Banquet.

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  • Meadowlark Hills Welcomes New CEO

    By Sarah Duggan on April 26, 2013

    Meadowlark Hills has named Lonnie Baker the Chief Executive Officer. As the CEO, Baker is responsible for providing visionary, strategic leadership for the organization by working with the Board of Trustees and senior leaders to establish and achieve the short-term and long-range goals.

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  • Tournament champion named: Meadowlark Hills 8-ball pool tournament

    By Sarah Duggan on June 14, 2012

    Congratulations to Shorty Kahler, IL resident, for his victory in the championship match in the Rasmussen 8-ball Tournament on Monday, June 11, in the Billiards Parlor at Meadowlark Hills! Shorty beat the reigning champion, Brad Olson (Environmental Services), to claim the title. An official presentation of the trophy will be included at the next Town Meeting, set for 9:30 a.m. on Monday, July 2. The Rasmussen 8-ball Tournament is a quarterly pool tournament played between residents and staff on the Meadowlark Hills campus.

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