Archives for Meth-Wick Community

Resident Spotlight: Bea and Jena

As a life-long west-sider, Bea Entrekin had one requirement when she started looking for a senior living community. “I wanted to stay on the west side,” said Bea, smiling. After …

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Dietitian Tips: Healthy Tips for Dining Out


Making smart choices while eating out can be difficult. Sometimes where you eat is out of your control, especially when you are on the go. Here are some tips on …

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Employee Spotlight: Katie Christensen

Katie Christensen serves as the Director of Long-Term Support and Services at Meth-Wick. She spends her days working with assisted living staff, meeting with residents and families and generally making …

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Dietitian Tips: Health Benefits of Plant-Based Eating

Let’s get to know one of the most common food trends in recent years. Plant-based meals are focused around plant foods such as vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, nuts and plant-based …

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Meth-Wick Community is “Best of the Corridor”

Best of the Corridor Award 2019

The Corridor Business Journal announced their 2019 Best of the Corridor rankings today and Meth-Wick Community took the top prize in the Senior Community Living category. Congratulations to our employees, …

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Summer in Cedar Rapids: Things To Do

Fill up your social calendar this summer with plenty of fun-in-the-sun around Cedar Rapids. Check out our guide of places to go and things to do with friends and family. …

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Dietitian Tips: Introducing the Bite App


The Bite app puts menus and nutritional information right at your fingertips. Bite users will see what’s on the daily dining menu. Users can look at individual items on the …

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Staying Fit After 60


Blood pressure, muscle mass, metabolism, bone density, memory — just a few of your body’s functions and features that change with age. It’s best to learn how to manage these …

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Dietitian Tips: Spice Up Your Life – The Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices


Spices and herbs have been used as medicine for centuries. Some cultures with lower rates of chronic diseases use more spices than Westernized countries. Spices and herbs can replace substances …

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Why Baby Boomers are Embracing Retirement Communities

We know the drill. You’re approaching retirement age and your kids start asking if you plan to move to a retirement community. “I could never live in one of those …

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