Home & Health

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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Technology Enhances Health and Safety of Older Adults

“The times they are a-changin’” is the refrain of a popular Bob Dylan song from the 1960s. While we’re pretty sure he wasn’t singing about aging in America, the words …

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Tips for Long-Distance Caregivers of Aging Parents

Many baby boomers are concerned about the health and wellbeing of their aging parents. Complicating matters is the fact that a large number of these adult children live far from …

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Preventing Falls: Staying Safe in Your Home

Safety and independence are important to many seniors. We wanted to share an article from LeadingAge.org to help you accomplish that by preparing yourself and your home from events that …

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Your First Day Home

Meth-Wick has an in-home assistance and home health care program available to every senior living in Linn County. This community outreach program is called Home & Health Services, established eight …

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What is the cost of care?

According to Caring.com’s annual “Usage and Attitudes Survey,” family caregivers are hesitant to discuss health care concerns with their loved ones. This includes topics like moving into a senior living …

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