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

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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

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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

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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

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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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