Category: Building on Innovation

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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Amber Jedlicka is the director of post-acute care at Meth-Wick Community. She runs The Woodlands, Meth-Wick’s five-star rated skilled nursing home, which cares for residents who can no longer live independently for a variety of reasons. Much of Amber’s work  at The Woodlands is focused on the physical tools that assist in aging. Her team …

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Wellness is more than a buzzword at Meth-Wick Community. We’re not just another care center with a few activity and exercise programs. We’re a wellness campus with options for care. Wellness means something different to every resident and we’ve built our programs to reflect that very fact. This week we’re talking to Eryn Cronbaugh, Director …

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One of the most significant advances in our history is the expansion of styles of living. When Meth-Wick opened in 1961, residents had two care options. Every resident lived in The Manor, the only building on campus at the time, and received help with their daily housekeeping needs. If someone needed extra medical attention, they …

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Kris Kuester meets her fair share of potential residents every year as the sales manager for independent living at Meth-Wick. By the end of every campus tour, she makes sure each person leaves with one important message –Meth-Wick is not a one-size-fits-all experience. “No two residents are exactly the same,” says Kuester. “They all have …

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Since our founding in 1961, Meth-Wick Community has been innovative in the senior living space by offering multiple levels of care on one campus. This model is known as a Life Plan Community. Teresa Dusil, Meth-Wick’s Director of Operations, joins us on the blog this week to discuss Life Plan Communities, their forward-thinking philosophy, and …

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