Blog

  • Raised Royal

    By Monte Spiller on August 10, 2017

    Residents, staff and family members are invited to Kansas City’s Kauffman Baseball Stadium to watch to KC Royals take on the Minnesota Twins at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7. Transportation on a...

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  • Outdoor Encounters

    By Nathan Bolls on August 4, 2017

    Horace Mann once famously remarked, “Go west, young man.”  Several plant species do the same thing:  their flower buds and flowers track the sun as it “moves across the sky.”  And these flowers do it...

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  • Remember the Power of Music

    By Michelle Haub on August 4, 2017

    The power of personal music and songs can be overwhelming for any individual. But for those affected by memory challenges and dementia, music can hold the key for communication, pleasure and easing...

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  • Renovations Begin: Verna Belle's Cafe to close for remodel

    August 4, 2017

    The time has finally come for the Verna Belle’s Café renovation! After careful planning and many, many meetings, the team is ready to give Verna Belle’s a great new look featuring updated appliances...

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  • High Fives for Murphy

    By Sarah Duggan on July 28, 2017

    Things have been a little rushed in the evenings at the Duggan household last week and this week. Murphy had swimming lessons at 7 p.m. which means getting home, changed and eating dinner happens at...

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  • Run, Speedy, Run!

    By Michelle Haub on July 28, 2017

    Beautiful shade. Flat, paved walkway. Friends and family. BBQ, beer and fresh fruit. These are just a few of the wonderful things individuals of all ages and abilities may enjoy as they participate...

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  • Show 'em how it's done!

    By Sarah Duggan on July 20, 2017

    I enjoy cooking, but lately I have really started to appreciate make-ahead freezer meals (prep them for the week, defrost the one you need and go!) and crockpot dinners. The crockpot has been a long...

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  • Mystery Trip: Residents & Passport members travel to a series of unknown locations for the Summer of 2017 trip

    By Becky Fitzgerald on July 20, 2017

    Tuesday, Wednesday, happy days. Thursday, Friday, happy days. Home to fictional TV characters Richie Cunningham and Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli, Milwaukee, Wis., promises to offer Happy Days to 36...

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  • Afternoon Coffee

    By Sarah Duggan on July 14, 2017

    When I married into the Duggan family, I learned about all-day coffee. Up until that point I believed coffee was strictly a morning drink. My dad was the coffee drinker in our house and I never saw...

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  • Summer Fun

    By Sarah Duggan on July 14, 2017

    Summer is in full swing and all around the Meadowlark campus residents, staff and families are soaking up every minute of the season, including parties with friends, fishing and spending time in the...

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