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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

Screen capture of The Stories Behind the People podcast, hosted by Dr. David Wensel. interviewing Dr. Christian Sinclair of Pallimed

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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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

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Lawrence Couple Finds Independence in PACE

Friday, November 3, 2017

Lawrence Couple Finds Independence in PACE By Ryan Brinker, Midland Care Volunteer When people think about growing older, they generally envision a restful retirement, the burdens of stressful day-to-day struggles being alleviated, and enjoyment of a well-earned break from the hustle and bustle of society. Sometimes, however, the supposedly simple twilight years are not so … Read More