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The Stories Behind the People Podcast: Dr. Christian Sinclair

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Stories Behind the People Podcast: Dr. Christian Sinclair The Stories Behind the People Podcast Episode 1: Host David Wensel, DO, FAAHPM, interviews Christian Sinclair, MD, FAAHPM about his career in hospice and palliative medicine and the development of Pallimed, the primer hospice and palliative medicine blog. About the Host: Dr. David Wensel, DO, FAAHPM, began … Read More

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Midland Care Breaks Ground on Compass Center

Friday, September 8, 2017

Midland Care broke ground August 18, 2017 on a $6 million building renovation at 2631 E. Circle Drive South in Topeka to create the Compass Center for Senior Independence. The local, not-for-profit health care provider also launched a capital campaign to fund the project. The Compass will provide a space for Topeka’s seniors to receive … Read More

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Nutrition with Joy: Midland Care Dietitian Honors the Small Stuff

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Nutrition with Joy: Midland Care Dietitian Honors the Small Stuff Midland Care Dietitian Joy Rose, RD has learned that when serving our community’s elders, the details matter. “When my mom went to a nursing home,” she explains, “I saw things through her eyes. It was hard even to get creamer in her coffee. People just … Read More

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Security Benefit Continues Legacy of Service

Friday, January 19, 2018

Security Benefit Continues Legacy of Service The Midland Care Compass Center for Senior Independence clinic will be named for Security Benefit in recognition of their benevolent $250,000 gift. “Security Benefit is honored to continue its tradition of philanthropy and care for the elderly, through our alliance with Midland Care and the Compass Center for Senior … Read More

Get a job that reminds you why you wanted to be a nurse when you grew up

Friday, January 19, 2018

Midland Care is Hiring Experienced Nurses Get a job that reminds you why you wanted to be a nurse when you grew up. Midland Care is looking for experienced nurses who want to help us to change health care for the better. We have current openings for RNs who will visit patients in their homes … Read More

Teen Retreat Supports Grieving Youth

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Teen Retreat Supports Grieving Youth Midland Care’s annual Teen Retreat for kids ages 12 to 17, was held this past weekend at the Midland Care Center for Hope and Healing in Topeka. Teen Retreat offers teens the opportunity to interact with others their age who have experienced the death of someone they love. In the retreat atmosphere, … Read More

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Doc Talk: Check on Neighbors During Dangerous Cold

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Doc Talk: Check on Neighbors During Dangerous Cold TRANSCRIPTION Hello, this is Dr. Wensel again with Midland Care Doc Talk. Thank you so much for watching us and viewing these. Today, I thought we would talk about the critical the current temperatures are, especially in central Kansas right now. When I went out this morning … Read More

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Socially Responsible Investing Boosts Local Economy

Friday, January 12, 2018

Socially Responsible Investing Boosts Local Economy Investing in the communities in which we live, work and play provides economic impact which positively affects our environments, neighborhoods and families. When we improve the lives of those around us, the results are visible, from safe and affordable housing, job opportunities, and education, to healthcare and other essential … Read More

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How can you be a hospice social worker? It’s so sad!

Friday, January 12, 2018

How can you be a hospice social worker? It’s so sad! Midland Care Hospice Social Worker Alayna posted the following today on her Facebook, we had to share! When people ask: how do you do it? How can you be a hospice social worker, it’s so sad? I do hospice work because I get to … 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