• Outdoor Encounters

    By Nathan Bolls on December 7, 2017

    I’m going to speak of a magnificent animal—also one of God’s creatures—that is a source of disdain for many of you: the eastern fox squirrel (Sciurus niger).  The genus name, Sciurus, is related to...

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  • Meadowlark Home Health gains donated Toyota

    By Becky Fitzgerald on December 7, 2017

    Christmas came early for Meadowlark’s Home Health staff! In November, residents Duane and Pat Miksch offered to donate their 2007 Toyota Prius to Meadowlark Foundation, and it didn’t take long to...

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  • Christmas Cinema

    By Sarah Duggan on November 30, 2017

    Welcome to one of the best times of year—the Holiday Season. There are many ways to celebrate, but one of my favorite ways to ring in Christmas is by watching the  best of the best holiday movies....

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  • Caring for the Caregiver: November is National Caregivers Month

    By Bridget Larkin on November 30, 2017

    National Family Caregivers Month has taken place every November since President Bill Clinton signed the first Presidential Proclamation in 1997. Its purpose is to honor and recognize family...

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  • Open for Business: Verna Belle's Cafe doors open today

    By Jayme Minton on November 30, 2017

    9,644,400 seconds! That’s how long the anticipation has been building for the big reveal of the newly-renovated Verna Belle’s Café! For those without their calculators handy, that’s almost 112 days...

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  • Mix & Match

    By Sarah Duggan on November 22, 2017

    Getting out the door to go anywhere at my house is an extreme sport played over what feels like several hours. After all the organizing, dog feeding, kid dressing and teeth brushing, I may have five...

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  • Trophy Tree

    By Becky Fitzgerald on November 22, 2017

    Festival of Trees entry wins two awards...again! For the sixth straight year, a decorated tree donated by a Meadowlark team to the annual Festival of Trees Gala scored favorably with judges and...

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  • Meadowlark New Owners of Autumn Hills

    By Sarah Duggan on November 22, 2017

    Meadowlark is the new owner of Autumn Hills Memory Care Home. Autumn Hills, a HomePlus model for senior living with a focus on memory care, currently has two locations; one in Manhattan and one in...

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  • Thankful for Nanny

    By Sarah Duggan on November 16, 2017

    A few weeks ago Murphy went through a stage where she didn’t want to leave daycare and Nanny who cares for her and her sister when I arrived to pick her up after work. Typically I can redirect her...

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  • Something to Squeal About

    By Becky Fitzgerald on November 2, 2017

    HOGtoberfest boosts Good Samaritan Fund The numbers are in! Well, most of them anyway. The fourth annual HOGtoberfest, a FOOD, FRIENDS and FUNdraising event to benefit the Good Samaritan Fund,...

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