Life Plan Community

Living at Oakwood: What To Expect

In 1961, Meth-Wick Community opened its doors with a mission to serve the older adults in Cedar Rapids. Over the next half century, we expanded our campus from one building …

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Who Knew? Life Begins (Again) at 65

By Bruce Horovitz, Kaiser Health News I was convinced I would become an adult when I turned 21. But now, I’m certain that turning 65 was the watershed moment that …

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When To Make The Move to a Senior Living Community

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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 …

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What Makes Nursing Care Different at Meth-Wick?

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Every older adult has unique goals for their retirement years, which is why Meth-Wick Community offers a spectrum of living styles. As a Life Plan Community, Meth-Wick residents can live …

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Independence Plus: An Explanation

As a Life Plan Community, Meth-Wick is designed to change with you as your goals evolve. Today, you’re on the move. But in a few years, you might need some …

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Employee Spotlight: Julie Farmer

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Julie Farmer is the kind of person you like on sight. Her unmistakable warmth and energy draws people in and her conversations are filled with humor and compassion. She’s the …

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Robin’s Nest: Making Meth-Wick Unique

If there’s one thing that makes Meth-Wick unique, it’s the variety of lifestyles residents live on our campus. Those new to Meth-Wick are often surprised by the mix. We offer …

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What Living Independently Looks Like at Meth-Wick

Retirement living comes in plenty of different shapes and sizes. At Meth-Wick alone, residents can choose between five different styles of living. For many, independent living is the best way …

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Three Ways Community Living Can Make You Happier

Older adults have dozens of choices for where and how to spend their retirement years. Some of those choices are limited by ability but, for the most part, today’s older …

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Top Four Reasons A Life Plan Community Is Right For You

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The boomer generation has changed what it means to be an older adult. You shop differently, save differently and live differently than any generation before you. So, as you transition …

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