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


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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Dietitian Tips: Healthful Fats – Nuts and Seeds


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

Meth-Wick Couple Hiking

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


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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