Category: Making the Move

From the desk of Meth-Wick Community CEO, Robin Mixdorf. With 240 spacious homes, condos and apartments across 68 acres, there is no shortage of seniors looking to make the move to the Meth-Wick’s campus. Over the past year, Meth-Wick has worked with WildFig – a data and analytics consulting firm – to learn what continues …

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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 completely independently or with round the clock skilled care and supervision. On the total care side of the spectrum at Meth-Wick is The Woodlands, our …

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Is Mom having a hard time finding her words lately? Are there unopened bills piling up on the dining room table? Have you noticed several dents and scratches on Dad’s normally pristine car? What about an unusually untidy house, severe mood swings or sudden weight change? When our loved ones start showing symptoms of dementia, …

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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 adults are largely healthy and living independently. So, if you’re in good health and capable of staying in your own home, why make a change? …

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Transportation is essential to quality of life for seniors. Yet our country’s transportation network policy has not undergone any extensive updates in five decades. Transportation for America (T4A), a coalition working to ensure transportation for citizens of all ages, released a report in 2011 called “Aging in Place, Stuck Without Options: Fixing the Mobility Crisis …

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Meth-Wick has an in-home assistance and home health care program available to every senior living in Linn County. This community outreach program is called Home & Health Services, established eight years ago in response to a resident need. The professional staff of Home & Health Services can assist you with health care related tasks, household …

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