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What is the Difference Between a Standalone Assisted Living Community and a Continuing Care Retirement Community?

Making the Distinction Between These Two Options Here at McCrite Plaza, we know that retirement isn’t a one-size-fits-all type of affair. Individuals are unique, and people have their own distinct definition of what they believe retirement looks like in the years ahead. For some, a sense of independence ranks above all else. These folks require… Continue reading What is the Difference Between a Standalone Assisted Living Community and a Continuing Care Retirement Community?

4 Ways Seniors Can Improve Their Well-Being

Simple Methods That Will Help You Feel Great For seniors that want to remain healthy and active, the name of the game is prevention. Ask any healthcare provider and they’ll tell you it’s much easier to prevent a healthcare issue than it is to resolve one after the fact. Here at McCrite Plaza, we have… Continue reading 4 Ways Seniors Can Improve Their Well-Being

Fall 2019 Newsletter

See what’s happening at McCrite Plaza Topeka! Hear more about the new basketball commercial, see what residents are thankful for this holiday season, and meet some dedicated McCrite Plaza employees. Click here to see the McCrite Plaza Topeka 2019 Spring newsletter.

Spring 2019 Newsletter

See what’s happening at McCrite Plaza Topeka! From motorcycle riding to winning art awards, our residents continue to amaze everyone. Click here to see the McCrite Plaza Topeka 2019 Spring newsletter.

Talking to your loved one about moving

The best time to make future plans is before you’re in the midst of a crisis. Open and honest conversations about what your loved one wants as they age can pave the way for easier transitions. Those early conversations, when there is no need to move immediately, can help create a plan and agreement at… Continue reading Talking to your loved one about moving

Meet the baseball team

McCrite Plaza is dedicated to providing high quality rehabilitation services in a comfortable environment to ensure you return safe at home. Injuries can’t keep our players out for long. And with our skilled rehabilitation team on your side, we build your strength and get you back to normal in a comfortable environment. Now that you’ve… Continue reading Meet the baseball team

McCrite Plaza Topeka honored with “Best Retirement Community” award

McCrite Plaza Topeka is excited to announce their first place award as “Best Retirement Community” in the Best of Topeka publication! For 28 years, Topekans have voted for their favorite restaurants, chiropractors, car repair shops, hair dressers, and of course, favorite retirement communities. All votes are cast online and tallied up to create the “Best of… Continue reading McCrite Plaza Topeka honored with “Best Retirement Community” award

4th Annual ‘McCrite Grandparent Celebration and Contest’

In 1978, Congress passed legislation making the Sunday after Labor Day the official Grandparent’s Day. The statute cites the day’s purpose is in part, “to honor grandparents, to help children become aware of strength, information, and guidance older people can offer.” In anticipation of the celebratory day, McCrite Plaza will sponsor its fourth annual “McCrite… Continue reading 4th Annual ‘McCrite Grandparent Celebration and Contest’

Meet Jack Morgan, a Memory Care Resident

It’s early afternoon at McCrite Plaza Briarcliff when Diane, the activities assistant, enters Jack Morgan’s apartment. “I have never seen so many pictures of steam engines in my life,” she says. Jacks favorite steam engine photograph hangs on the south wall above an antique secretary desk. Each image is identified by hues of brown and… Continue reading Meet Jack Morgan, a Memory Care Resident

Resident Receives Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.

Sam Hutchinson, a resident of McCrite Plaza Topeka, will participate in the Honor Flight Kansas-Student Edition from Central Heights High School that departs June 5th for Washington, D.C. Sam, an infantry Instructor stationed at Fort Riley, trained servicemen to fight in Korea during his service years beginning in 1952. After Sam was discharged as a… Continue reading Resident Receives Honor Flight to Washington, D.C.