Robin’s Nest: Researching The Move To Meth-Wick

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 …

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Nonprofit v. For Profit Retirement Communities


In 1947, a Cedar Rapids philanthropist named Mr. Barthinius Wick set aside some funds in his trust for a specific purpose: he wanted to build a residence to provide care …

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Employee Spotlight: Ron Jaeger


When Ron Jaeger started his career in accounting, he had a plan. He wanted to get experience in a range of different industries rather than sticking with one job his …

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What You Need To Know About Medicare Open Enrollment


Fall is here again, which means it’s time for the Medicare Fall Open Enrollment Period. Medicare enrollment can be challenging to sort through when you first sign up, let alone …

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Older Adult Bloggers You Should Be Following


The internet’s not just for kids anymore. Older adults have carved out a significant corner of the world wide web to talk about issues that matter to you: how to …

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What To Do in Cedar Rapids This Summer


Fill up your social calendar this season with plenty of summertime fun in and around Cedar Rapids. We’ve compiled a list of places to go and things to do with …

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Resident Spotlight: John and Karen Wagner


As John and Karen Wagner will tell you, they are members of the Oreo generation. Their adult lives were squeezed by two important sets of responsibilities: after spending a few …

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Socializing Has a Positive Impact on Senior Health

You enjoy your book club, visits with grandkids and lunch with friends, but did you also know these are good for your health? Research shows that social interaction is good …

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Social Isolation: What does that mean?

  “I get by with a little help from my friends.” This simple line from a Beatles song was referenced in a Huffington Post article about social isolation. According to …

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Keys to Downsizing

I have too many things, I don’t want to get rid of them. What am I going to do with my pets? What if something happens to me in a …

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