Archives for Meth-Wick Community

Know When To Draw Your Social Security

In a recent study, 82% of pre-retirees didn’t know that the age they begin drawing their Social Security benefits affected the amount in their monthly payments. The Consumer Financial Protection …

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Travel Tips for Seniors

You’ve spent many years working hard and now it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Many older adults are taking those vacations they’ve dreamed of for years – …

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Overcoming the stigma of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people and their loved ones every year. There are some genetic factors that may increase a person’s likelihood but for the most part, it can …

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Are you seeing the right doctor?

A routine yearly exam is an integral part of preventive medicine. You can work with your doctor to identify problems before they develop further, which is especially important as you …

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Top 4 Reasons A Life Plan Community Is Right For You

The boomer generation has changed what it means to be an older adult. You shop differently, save differently and live differently than any generation before you. So, as you transition …

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Generous Donations Bring Campus To Life

When you step on Meth-Wick’s campus for the first time, you start to notice all the little details that make it unique. Take a walk by the koi pond and …

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How to ‘Leave A Legacy’ at Meth-Wick

Meth-Wick was established in 1959 through thoughtful planning and a charitable gift. Local philanthropist Barthinius L. Wick wanted to create a place where older adults could live together in a …

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Good Food Choices Build a Good Immune System

Although homecoming parades and football games signal the arrival of fall, they also mark the beginning of the dreaded flu and cold season. But have no fear: we’re here to …

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Get Plenty of Sleep so Your Brain Can Take Out the Trash

While you’re powering down at the end of the day, your brain is blasting off like a rocket from the launch pad. Within minutes or sometimes even seconds of falling …

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Researchers: Future falls detection devices should meet emotional needs

A growing number of researchers are exploring the way that humans interact with computers. So much, in fact, that a common term has taken hold to describe this field of …

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