Emporia Presbyterian Manor is on the U.S. News and World Report Best Nursing Homes 2016-17 list. The senior living community received the highest score of a five-star rating system to make the list, available at www.usnews.com/nursinghomes.
The recognition came through PMMA’s 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
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