Archives for Meth-Wick Community

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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Dietitian Tips: Healthful Fats – Nuts and Seeds

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Nuts and seeds have been part of the human diet for centuries and are increasingly recognized for a growing list of potential health benefits. Nuts and seeds are a rich …

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Senior Discounts You Never Knew Existed

If you’re a senior living on a fixed budget, every dollar counts. But your lifestyle doesn’t need to suffer just because you’re keeping an eye on your bank account. Many …

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Hidden Costs of Aging in Place

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As you plan for the next stage of your life, there’s one big question every person has to consider. Do I want to stay in my home or move? For …

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Dietitian Tips: The Health Benefits of Coffee

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Every day, millions of people around the world wake up and set about the same task – making their morning cup of coffee. Depending on where you are, that cup …

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Living at Oakwood: What To Expect

In 1961, Meth-Wick Community opened its doors with a mission to serve the older adults in Cedar Rapids. Over the next half century, we expanded our campus from one building …

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