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The Five Best Things about Being a Hospice Nurse

Monday, January 29, 2018

The Five Best Things about Being a Hospice Nurse By Myla Weakland, RN, BSN, CHPN, Senior Director of Hospice In the nearly five years that I have been working in hospice I can’t begin to count how many times someone has said to me “How do you do it?” or “It takes a special person to … 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

Recipes & Remembrances

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

When we think about food as a conduit of memories of those we have loved and lost, we are reminded of the flavors of life: sweet, savory, sour and bitter. Like a truly wonderful meal, a fully-lived life is an experience of all the flavors. Moments of sweetness give way to bitterness, and back again. … Read More

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Midland Care Mourns One of Our Own

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Midland Care Vice President of Compliance Harmony Hines died last week at the age of 54 following a long battle with cancer. Harmony has had of life of service and of caring. She epitomized her name. She graduated from Washburn University School of Nursing in 1987. With jobs at Memorial Hospital and then the Menninger Clinic. … Read More

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Findables Find: Vintage Lady Head Vase

Friday, January 26, 2018

We have another Findables Find! A generous donor has donated this vintage lady head vase, circa 1956. This is quirky find features a red hat, dress, fab eyelashes and faux pearls. She’s 5.25″ tall. How cute would this be as a Galentine’s Gift? Finally, something for all you head hunters out there. The kind of … Read More

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Findables Find: Chaim Gross Bronze Sculpture

Friday, January 26, 2018

We have a new Findables Find! A generous donor has donated this Chaim Gross bronze sculpture, signature and number inscribed. It is untitled, dated 1943, Size is 7″ high (including base) and 1.5″ wide. Chaim Gross (1904-1991) was an American sculptor and educator. Gross immigrated to the United States from Austria in 1921 at the age … Read More

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Happy Kansas Day! Here are Midland Care’s Favorite Things About Kansas

Friday, January 26, 2018

Happy Kansas Day! Here are Midland Care’s Favorite Things About Kansas Midland Care is a community care provider, proudly Kansas-based since 1978. We’re excited to celebrate Kansas Day on January 29 with our staff, volunteers, patients and participants. Here’s a list of favorite things about living, working and touching lives in the Sunflower State. Beautiful … Read More

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Nutrition with Joy: Pineapple Chocolate Frozen Treat for One

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Nutrition with Joy: Pineapple Chocolate Frozen Treat for One We’re always looking for good recipes for one, and we love this single-serving dessert that tastes like a day at the beach. It’s easy to make and low in calories and sugar. It’s also great to whip up with young children, who love to “make” ice … 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