Category: Life Plan Community

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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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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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 sure her resident’s lives are running smoothly. Early Days But during her childhood, her days looked surprisingly similar to the work she does now. Her …

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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 places,” you say. “Those are for old people.” Phrases like “nursing care”, “assisted living” and “retirement community” all come with a certain stigma. We think …

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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 health, don’t have any children or parents to care for, and have the time and money to travel. So what’s one thing still tying you …

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