On May 9–15, 2021, we’ll celebrate National Skilled Nursing Care Week to honor the collaborative commitment of skilled nursing care facilities and their staff throughout Marathon County in providing compassionate care to their residents during this unprecedented time under a global pandemic. We thank you for your sacrifice, talent, and compassion.
Be sure to click over to the full article to get an inside (and outside!) peek of the new 96-bed skilled nursing facility being constructed at the North Central Health Care Campus in Wausau. (Click the title for details…)
We asked several local community leaders — plus our Editorial Board — to share what they’re grateful for in 2018 and what they’re looking forward to in 2019. Their answers run the gamut from A to Z… Awe-inspiring to zany! (Click the title to learn more.)
North Central Health Care (NCHC) achieved the Gold Seal of Approval for its commitment to providing safe and effective care. As NCHC has evolved to meet the needs of our community, it has remained steady in its person-centered, outcome-focused approach to ensuring that each individual receives customized, innovative care designed around his or her challenges.
Get the details on this local healthcare center’s latest distinction . . . (Click the title for details.)
Learn about the $67 million renovation plans for North Central Health Care with a comprehensive scope that will provide greater personal dignity and financial stewardship for Marathon County. (Click the title for details…)
Hospital re-admission rates for Wausau’s Mount View Care Center (MVCC) are only at 10.2%, compared with the national benchmark for nursing homes of 17.3%. MVCC is being recognized by Security Health Plan for providing superior services, such as shorter stays, high star-ratings, & successful achievement of goals set by therapists. (Click the title to learn more about this award-winning 200-bed local nursing home…)
Charged with the goal of raising half of the $6 million to fund a new pool by March 1, 2018, North Central Health Care received almost 600 pledges from community members, local foundations, & businesses, totaling just over $3.25 million to support the Warm Water Therapeutic Pool. (Click the title for details…)
North Central Health Care’s Warm Water Therapeutic Pool fundraising has secured over $2.3 million, but there’s only 1 month left to reach their $3 million goal. See why a therapy pool is needed in Central Wisconsin for pain management & to help combat the opioid crisis. (Click the title for details…)
Meet a leader, husband, & father who wants to make a positive difference for our community. You simply can’t read this piece & NOT be inspired by Michael Loy. (Click the title for details…)
Did you know that Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States? Take our 5-question quiz to raise your awareness of Alzheimer’s disease. (Click the title to take the quiz…)
The Marathon County Public Library – Wausau Headquarters’ third floor has the potential to be a great space for senior activities. Find out why… (Click the title to read more…)