For the estimated 5.5 million Americans with Alzheimer's or dementia, living in the moment has a unique importance. Though the disease affects recall and memory, it doesn't change a person's ability to find joy within each day. For family and…
Each year, the Sunday after Labor Day brings us one of Midwest Health's favorite annual celebrations - Grandparents Day! On this special day, we get to celebrate the love, encouragement, and wisdom that grandparents offer.
Just inside the doors of each Midwest Health senior living community, there is a quiet buzz of activity. On any given day, residents and visitors enjoy exciting activities, home-cooked meals, and compassionate care, provided by a tight-knit team of professionals.
What is the best way to get where you're going? For seniors who no longer wish to get behind the wheel alone, affordable transportation is a must. The freedom to get from here to there has a huge impact on your ability to remain independent.
Beloved collections and treasured objects can hold stories all their own. All you have to do is listen. And there's no better way to start getting to know someone than a classic round of Show & Tell. We'd like to introduce you to a few of our favorite people as they share stories and mementos from their lives.
After years together, it's easy to assume that you know your parent's story from front to back. But not so fast! There may be a lot you don't know. Do you know what your mom's favorite class in college was? Who taught her to drive? Where did your dad reel in the biggest catch of his life? Who did he take to prom?
We need each other. It's a basic human truth that can easily be forgotten in the midst of busy work schedules, family obligations, and attachment to technology. Making time to give back is a challenge. Nevertheless, we urge you to find a way to make it happen!
The long days of summer are great for getting lost in a new book. A good book can immerse you in history, carry you away to distant lands, and ignite your imagination - all without leaving the comfort of your air conditioning.