Archives for Meth-Wick Community

Who Knew? Life Begins (Again) at 65

By Bruce Horovitz, Kaiser Health News I was convinced I would become an adult when I turned 21. But now, I’m certain that turning 65 was the watershed moment that …

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When To Make The Move to a Senior Living Community


If you ask an older adult which decade of their life has been the best so far, they’ll probably say their sixties. Most adults in their sixties are in good …

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Dietitian Tips: Winter Vegetables – Adding Seasonal Produce To Your Diet


Winter vegetables are harvested late in the season and don’t spoil or rot easily. Some of the best produce to purchase in the winter includes root vegetables, such as potatoes, …

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Robin’s Nest: Researching The Move To Meth-Wick

From the desk of Meth-Wick Community CEO, Robin Mixdorf. With 240 spacious homes, condos and apartments across 68 acres, there is no shortage of seniors looking to make the move …

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Nonprofit v. For Profit Retirement Communities


In 1947, a Cedar Rapids philanthropist named Mr. Barthinius Wick set aside some funds in his trust for a specific purpose: he wanted to build a residence to provide care …

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Dietitian Tips: A Nutrition Plan for the Holidays


Despite the many temptations of the season, it’s possible to enjoy the holidays and maintain a healthy diet as long as you follow a few simple tips: The holiday season …

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Employee Spotlight: Ron Jaeger


When Ron Jaeger started his career in accounting, he had a plan. He wanted to get experience in a range of different industries rather than sticking with one job his …

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What You Need To Know About Medicare Open Enrollment


Fall is here again, which means it’s time for the Medicare Fall Open Enrollment Period. Medicare enrollment can be challenging to sort through when you first sign up, let alone …

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Resident Spotlight: Gretchen Beckhelm

Gretchen Beckhelm has always had an independent, adventurous spirit. After graduating from Mt. Vernon High School, she left Iowa to attend college and never looked back. Gretchen earned degrees in …

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Dietitian Tips: Pumpkin For Dinner


A chill is in the air, leaves are slowly changing colors, and pumpkin is in season! Pumpkin is a popular fall flavor that’s everywhere this time of year. You’ll find …

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