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Employee Spotlight: Katie Christensen

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

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”

Meth-Wick Community is “Best of the Corridor”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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