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By 2030, all baby boomers will be over the age of 65. What does the growing senior population mean for the future of dementia care? The number of people who suffer from dementia will increase as the large “baby boom” generation crosses over into retirement age. Dementia is not a specific diagnosis but rather a …

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Independence Plus at Meth-Wick combines independent living with services like housekeeping and laundry so residents can live an active lifestyle.

The Independence Plus style of living at Meth-Wick sits between independent living and assisted living on our spectrum of care options. It’s for residents who prefer to live independently but also have the option to choose services to help with housekeeping, meals, maintenance, etc. when they need it. Read on to learn more about  Independence …

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The open enrollment period for Medicare coverage runs from October 15 to December 7, 2022. This is the annual period when existing Medicare beneficiaries can make changes and update their plans for 2023. Changes made during this period go into effect on January 1, 2023. Who can make changes during Medicare open enrollment? During the …

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Meth-Wick Community CEO Robin Mixdorf knows the needs and wants of older adults —Meth-Wick’s target audience—are constantly changing. This year’s “Building on Innovation” series explored the many ways Meth-Wick has met those challenges since its earliest days. Now she joins us for a conversation about the future. Q: How does Meth-Wick meet the changing tastes …

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In a senior living community, the key word is community. Meth-Wick’s residents, donors, and staff all benefit from our mission to build an enriching environment on campus. One unique tool we use to accomplish this goal is our status as a not-for-profit organization. You’re likely more familiar with the term nonprofit rather than not-for-profit. Neither …

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One of the most unique and exciting aspects of senior living at Meth-Wick is the expansive nature of our independent living offerings. This month we’re talking with Kris Kuester, Sales Manager for Independent Living, about why you should consider starting your retirement years with us.     Q: What makes independent living innovative at Meth-Wick? …

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This year’s Pioneering a New Culture of Aging Conference will feature a presentation about Meth-Wick’s nursing care unit, The Woodlands, and its person-centered care (PCC) model. Eight team members will present at this industry-leading conference on Thursday, July 28th in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Alicia Vance Aguiar, Dondee Crow, Emily Haymond, Drew Hebert, Amber Jedlicka, Kris …

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