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Columbus nursing home receives state honor

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Medicalodges of Columbus has received the PEAK Award.  Shawn Sullivan, the Kansas Secretary for Aging and Disability, presented the award at a ceremony on Friday.

Twelve Peak Awards were given out to Kansas nursing homes this year.

It recognizes facilities that Promote Excellent Alternatives in Kansas nursing homes.

"It effects Columbus because they have a high quality place when seniors need it, and when they need care, so our belief is that when a person moves into a nursing home not all that much should change," says Sullivan.

This is the first PEAK Award Medicalodge has received.

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