In the spotlight: Clara Contreras

Clara Contreras, charting her work with residents, and helping make bread for the residents’ afternoon snack

Clara Contreras, charting her work with residents, and helping make bread for the residents’ afternoon snack

Learning what it meant to be a certified nursing aide (CNA) was a pivotal moment in Clara Contreras’ life.

“Somebody told me to take a CNA class. I didn’t know what it was, but when I figured it out I really liked it,” said Clara.

After she took READ MORE

Manor of the Plains announces Art is Ageless® winners

(left) Painting (professional) – 1st Place: Mary Anne Hendrix, “3 Girls” (right, top) Fiber Arts, amateur – 1st Place: Pat Tieben, “Round Table Topper” (right, bottom) Sculpture 3D (amateur) – 1st Place: William Herman, “Hodgeman County Barn”

(left) Painting (professional) – 1st Place: Mary Anne Hendrix, “3 Girls”
(right, top) Fiber Arts, amateur – 1st Place: Pat Tieben, “Round Table Topper”
(right, bottom) Sculpture 3D (amateur) – 1st Place: William Herman, “Hodgeman County Barn”

Manor of the Plains recently hosted a reception for the winning artists in the annual Art is Ageless® juried competition.

“We are honored to exhibit artwork by seniors,” said Kurt Lampe, marketing director. “Art is Ageless is unique in featuring READ MORE