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National Healthcare Decisions Day Set for April 16, 2021 – Midland Care to Host Educational Event

Friday, April 9, 2021

For Immediate Release: April 9, 2021 National Healthcare Decisions Day Set for April 16, 2021 – Midland Care to Host Educational Event  Topeka, KS – Midland Care, along with other national, state and community organizations, are leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision-making—an effort that has culminated in the formal … Read More

2020 National Healthcare Decisions Day

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Today is National Healthcare Decisions Day, a day dedicated to focusing on, discussing and maybe even writing down your advance directives also known as your wishes for your end of life medical care. Check out this video from our CMO, Dr. David Wensel for more information! Here is a link for resources on advance directives: … Read More

It’s About How You Live – National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Hospice and palliative care programs across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about hospice and palliative care. Hospice is not a place but high-quality care that enables patients and families to focus on living as fully as possible despite a life-limiting illness. Palliative care brings this holistic model of care to people earlier … Read More

Karren Weichert, president and CEO of Midland Care, has worked for decades to provide hospice services in the Topeka area. (Regina Stephenson/Special to The Capital-Journal)

In hospice care in Topeka, patient and family support paramount

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

In hospice care in Topeka, patient and family support paramount By Regina Stephenson, Special to The Topeka Capital-Journal, January 6, 2018 The Topeka Capital-Journal recently talked with Karren Weichert, president and CEO of Midland Care in Topeka, about the hospice care industry. Excerpts from the discussion with Weichert, a professional in the field since 1990, … Read More