McCrite Plaza Retirement Living: A Haven of Comfort, Care, and Community in Topeka, KS

Located in the heart of Topeka, Kansas, McCrite Plaza Retirement Living is a testament to warmth, community, and family values. Owned and operated by the McCrite family – Pat and Judy McCrite and their children – this retirement haven provides seniors with a unique blend of luxurious amenities, compassionate care, and a true sense of… Continue reading McCrite Plaza Retirement Living: A Haven of Comfort, Care, and Community in Topeka, KS

McCrite Plaza Unveils New Memory Care Unit For Seniors in Topeka, KS

McCrite Plaza, a venerable presence in Topeka’s senior living landscape for nearly five decades, recently marked a significant chapter in its storied history with the inauguration of a state-of-the-art Memory Care Unit. The ribbon-cutting ceremony drew notable figures, including Kansas Senator Rick Kloos, Councilmember Spencer Duncan, and Greater Topeka Partnership CEO Matt Pivarnik, highlighting the… Continue reading McCrite Plaza Unveils New Memory Care Unit For Seniors in Topeka, KS

Observations and Conversations

Adult children can look for clues with their senior parents during the holidays. This is especially important for adult children living far from their parents. But it can be critical for those close by who suddenly notice a pattern of clues that things are not as they should be.  Having a nice hug after a… Continue reading Observations and Conversations

When Do Adult Children Need To Step In To Help Their Senior Parents?

Throughout history, there seems to be a time in most families when adult children and parents experience a role reversal. This is quite normal and can be seen as an opportunity to give back to our senior family and loved ones. That certainly doesn’t mean that it is easy. These kinds of transitions are fraught… Continue reading When Do Adult Children Need To Step In To Help Their Senior Parents?

Do I Have Dementia? By Connie Michaelis

While on a recent road trip to Colorado, my sister mentioned that she was worried about having some memory issues. As the conversation ensued, she said, “I’m terrified that I have early signs of dementia!” I’ve become familiar with these situations after spending much of my career working with seniors. Memory loss can happen to anyone.… Continue reading Do I Have Dementia? By Connie Michaelis