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Employee Spotlight: Julie Farmer

Employee Spotlight: Julie Farmer

Julie Farmer is the kind of person you like on sight. Her unmistakable warmth and energy draws people in and her conversations are filled with humor and compassion. She’s the …

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Robin’s Nest: Making Meth-Wick Unique

Robin’s Nest: Making Meth-Wick Unique

If there’s one thing that makes Meth-Wick unique, it’s the variety of lifestyles residents live on our campus. Those new to Meth-Wick are often surprised by the mix. We offer …

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What Living Independently Looks Like at Meth-Wick

What Living Independently Looks Like at Meth-Wick

Retirement living comes in plenty of different shapes and sizes. At Meth-Wick alone, residents can choose between five different styles of living. For many, independent living is the best way …

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What to do after a fall

What to do after a fall

Our bodies change with age. Our vision can get fuzzy, our muscles may get weaker, and our steps can get shorter. It’s a normal part of the aging process, no …

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WelTracs: Making Wellness a Priority

WelTracs: Making Wellness a Priority

Shantel Phipps stays busy on Meth-Wick’s campus. As a Successful Aging Coordinator, she personally developed and now implements the health and wellness program WelTracs. Once a new resident is accepted …

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3 Ways Community Living Can Make You Happier

3 Ways Community Living Can Make You Happier

Older adults have dozens of choices for where and how to spend their retirement years. Some of those choices are limited by ability but, for the most part, today’s older …

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What is assisted living?

What is assisted living?

Maybe you’ve noticed you need a little help around the house. Maybe you’re having a hard time remembering when to take your medication. Maybe your kids are nervous about you …

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What to know about Medicare in 2018

What to know about Medicare in 2018

For Meth-Wick residents on Medicare, there are a few notable updates to keep an eye on over the coming year. The National Council on Aging and AARP tell us more: …

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Important Exercise Habits for Seniors

Regular physical activity can prevent many common health problems faced by older adults, like high blood pressure, poor balance and obesity. If you’re not currently active, get together with your …

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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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