Category: Health and Wellness

Effective Thursday, April 2, 2020 – Iowa’s Governor, Kim Reynolds, has extended the State Public Health Emergency Declaration until April 30th. This declaration extends closure dates for various businesses including, but not limited to, senior centers, beauty salons, restaurants, etc. through April 30, 2020 in order to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We …

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Every year in March, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates its annual nutrition education campaign entitled National Nutrition Month®. They describe it as an effort to “focus on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits”. This year’s theme is “Eat Right, Bite by Bite”, which was used …

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The emotional dimension of wellness emphasizes healthy ways of processing feelings, expressing feelings and self-care. It’s also about maintaining a positive headspace and an overall positive outlook on life. The reason emotional wellness is one of the six dimensions of wellness we focus on in our community is because of how imperative it is for …

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By Adam DuPree, RD/LDN, Clinical Nutrition Manager As we ring in the new year many will start thinking about resolutions, with the most common being “to lose weight”. While this is a healthful decision it is very broad and often lacks the proper setup for success. We tend to look for the newest trend or …

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We’re proud to announce that the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) and NuStep, LLC, have named Meth-Wick Community as a Top 25 Best in Wellness senior living community in North America! The 2019 ICAA NuStep Beacon Award recognized us for successfully fostering a best-in-class wellness-centered environment that benefits everyone who lives and works here. …

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