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IS ASSISTED LIVING THE RIGHT CHOICE?

Adult children and their aging parents often find an assisted living community to be an agreeable compromise. The elder maintains their privacy and independence in a private apartment, while their loved ones will feel confident the elder has the extra care and support they need. BUT HOW DO YOU KNOW IF THE TIME IS RIGHT FOR MORE ASSISTANCE? Here are...
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IS INDEPENDENT LIVING IN A RETIREMENT COMMUNITY RIGHT FOR YOU?

Older adults who choose an independent living community often do so for reasons of convenience and socialization, but how do you know if it is right for you? Ask yourself these questions: 1. Are you an active, independent senior? 2. Can you safely manage your personal care needs? 3. Are you able to independently manage your medications? 4. Do you i...
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MSS Launches the Beth and Henry Brevard Celebration of Leadership Program

October 8-10, 2019, Methodist Senior Services launched the Beth and Henry Brevard Celebration of Leadership Program for MSS employees. The inaugural class was held in Tupelo, Mississippi, at the Home Office with instruction provided by Michele Holleran of Holleran Consulting and Michelle Daniel, VP for Philanthropy and Leadership Development f...
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Meals on Wheels of Lee County Awarded Hunger Grant

Last August both Tupelo Walmart locations  participated in the MOW Boston Butt  Fundraiser earning volunteer hours & makin g  them eligible to apply for a Hunger Grant  up to $5,000/ea to donate to Meals on Wheels. We are pleased to announce both grants were awarded  and have furthered the work of MOW!
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The Wesley Meadows Retirement Community Green House® Campaign Receives Major Grants and Gifts From Local Foundations

On October 7, 2019, the Maddox Foundation, in association with the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, announced a $1 Million Matching Grant to build and maintain a Green House® Home at the Wesley Meadows Retirement Community in Hernando, Mississippi. After almost 23 years of service in DeSoto County, Wesley Meadows has identified a grow...
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Methodist Senior Services, Traceway Retirement Community and iN2L Celebrated 20 Years of Senior Living Residents Having Fun with Technology

Senior engagement technology company visited Traceway Retirement Community as part of a three-month cross-country road trip Traceway Retirement Community participated in the It's Never 2 Late® (iN2L) 60/20 tour – a cross-country road trip celebrating 20 years of senior living residents having fun with iN2L technology and the 60th birthday of iN2L c...
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Trinity Place Celebrates 40 YearsWith Resident Party

  On September 27, 2019, Trinity Place Retirement  Community celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a  resident party. Special treats, including custom cookies and a birthday cake, were served while Executive Director Craig Hill recounted the Trinity history and new Community Outreach Coordinator, Rhonda Richardson, sang for the large ...
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Seashore Highlands Hosts Alzheimer’s Mini-Walk

The First Annual Alzheimer's Mini-Walk at Seashore  Highlands, held on November 7th, was a huge success!  The Sadie Jane wreath raffle, bake sale, plus general  donations, coupled with Seashore's sponsorship of the  regular walk held the following Saturday, raised almost $2,800 for the Alzheimer's Association! Staff Members ...
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DUGAN FITNESS

We're just a group of coworkers that have decided to push each other daily to get up and get fit! We're each other's motivation. Nobody left behind. We're a family! Now, LET'S GET FIT!!!!! That's the welcome you find when you land on the newly created DUGAN FITNESS Facebook Page. And what an encouraging message! The public group was started by Marc...
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ALDERSGATE SUMMER INTERN PROMOTES WELL-BEING

A huge thank you is extended to Elizabeth Carlson for the amazing job she has done as the Aldersgate Riley Foundation Intern this summer. Elizabeth was given the task of implementing programs to improve the residents' overall state of health and well-being. She has introduced Chair Yoga, Musical Hand Therapy, "Getting to Know You Beach Ball Volleyb...
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Traceway Boston Butt/Bake Sale Held To Benefit Meals On Wheels Of Lee County

TUPELO • Alice Lute remembers the exact moment she realized the importance of Meals on Wheels. "I went with a lady named Linda to deliver meals one day and we drove up to an apartment complex," Lute said. "There was a man sitting in a wheelchair by the dumpster. I asked Linda if he was waiting on his meal and she said, 'No, he's not on the list. He...
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Riggs Manor Welcomes Jerone Lacking As Executive Director

Riggs Manor Retirement Community in Raymond, Mississippi, announces the selection of Jerone Lacking to serve as the new Executive Director. Formerly Jerone served as a Nursing Home Administrator on the campus of Mississippi State Hospital. Prior to serving in that role, Jerone served in various positions from direct care worker to Bureau Director o...
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MSS Benefits Program Recognized

At a recent conference, sponsored by Lipscomb and Pitts, Methodist Senior Services was named one of the Mid-South Areas's Top 10 "Best in Benefits in 2019." MSS was selected by  Milliman Actuarial Services, based upon our  low employee cost of benefits, the low  ded uctibles and the wide range of benefit  offerings to our employ...
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MSS Wins Velvet Rope Award

Methodist Senior Services won the Velvet Rope Award by achieving all 5 stars in Red Carpet Learning's Milestones for Momentum and achieving its highest honor by stepping over the Velvet Rope. The achievement is awarded to those companies that are both recognized by a verified outside entity for service or employee happiness as well as betteringbott...
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Wesley Meadows & Traceway Elders Travel to Branson

After last year's adventure to see the Ark in Kentucky, the Wesley Meadows elders were itching to hit the road again. This time they invited friends to go with them... from Traceway Retirement Community in Tupelo. On Monday, September 30, 2019, residents boarded a travel bus and headed to Branson, Missouri, to enjoy a little sightseeing, enter...
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Wesley Meadows Dream Team Cheerleaders

It all started with a trip to the movies to see "Poms," about a group of ladies in a retirement community who start their own club of cheerleaders. This movie was so inspiring it convinced several ladies at Wesley Meadows to start their own cheer team! The Dream Team practices weekly and has upcoming community performances at the local Senior Day a...
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Turner-Duvall Elder Livesn Up The Party

On June 11, 2019 we had a 50's party for the residents and transformed the dining room into a 50's diner. Dina Reynolds, a resident at Turner Duvall, made poodle skirts for all the ladies who wanted them. Everyone was so stylish and loved their skirt. Dina was called away and did not get to attend the party, but she was so happy everyone had a 50s ...
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Traceway Elder Commincates Through Art

Mrs. Grull likes to say that she began her life as a Methodist, and she's thrilled to be back to her Methodist roots here on the Traceway Campus! When she was a school girl in Oskaloosa, Iowa, during World War II, Mrs. Grull expected to become a music teacher, and all her efforts were directed toward that goal. At William Penn College, where she me...
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Its Never Too Late to Fly High

Ms. Elaine, a WWII veteran, a retired Registered Nurse, widow and mother of four daughters, one granddaughter and 2 great-granddaughters, has called Seashore home since 2015. Ms. Elaine's career started when she completed nursing school training in New York right as World War II broke out. She had to wait until she was 21 to join the Navy Nurse Cor...
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Trinity Celebrates Centurians

Trinity has celebrated some major milestones this year! Earlier this summer Ms. Irene Ezelle celebrated her 100th birthday and Ms. Marguerite Breland celebrated her 102nd birthday. Many family members joined in the celebrations held at Trinity Healthcare and Trinity Assisted Living. In the coming weeks the staff will celebrate Ms. Meda Stennett's 1...
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30 January 2020
Caregiver Classroom
Adult children and their aging parents often find an assisted living community to be an agreeable compromise. The elder maintains their privacy and independence in a private apartment, while their loved ones will feel confident the elder has the extr...
30 January 2020
Caregiver Classroom
Older adults who choose an independent living community often do so for reasons of convenience and socialization, but how do you know if it is right for you?Ask yourself these questions:1. Are you an active, independent senior?2. Can you safely manag...
30 January 2020
News
October 8-10, 2019, Methodist Senior Services launched the Beth and Henry Brevard Celebration of Leadership Program for MSS employees. The inaugural class was held in Tupelo, Mississippi, at the Home Office with instruction provided by Michele ...
30 January 2020
News
Last August both Tupelo Walmart locations participated in the MOW Boston Butt Fundraiser earning volunteer hours & making them eligible to apply for a Hunger Grant up to $5,000/ea to donate to Meals on Wheels.We are pleased to...
30 January 2020
News
On October 7, 2019, the Maddox Foundation, in association with the Community Foundation of Northwest Mississippi, announced a $1 Million Matching Grant to build and maintain a Green House® Home at the Wesley Meadows Retirement Community in Hernando, ...

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Methodist Senior Services

Telephone : 662-844-8977
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109 South Broadway
Post Office Box 1567
Tupelo, Mississippi 38802-1567

Office Hours Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm