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Spring 2019 Newsletter

See what’s happening at McCrite Plaza Topeka! From motorcycle riding to winning art awards, our residents continue to amaze everyone.

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Talking to your loved one about moving

The best time to make future plans is before you’re in the midst of a crisis. Open and honest conversations about what your loved one wants as they age can pave the way for easier transitions.

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Resident Receives Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

Sam Hutchinson, a resident of McCrite Plaza Topeka, will participate in the Honor Flight Kansas-Student Edition from Central Heights High School that departs June 5th for Washington, D.C. Sam, an infantry Instructor stationed at Fort Riley, trained servicemen to fight in Korea during his service years beginning in 1952. After Sam was discharged as a Corporal he made his home with his wife and family in Topeka.

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McCrite Plaza Resident Mentioned on Late Night with Seth Meyers

As reported in our blog on March 20, 2017, Assisted Living resident Harold Facklam was honored by the Kansas Health Care Association with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Harold was recognized for donating over 32 gallons of whole blood throughout the last 68 years. The award earned him a front page story in the Topeka Capital Journal and from there was picked up nationally. The story has appeared in places such as The New York Times, MSN, ABC News, and most recently was featured on the television show, Late Night with Seth Meyers.

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