What legal decisions should be made before entering a Nursing Home?

Choosing to enter a nursing home can be a stressful time. With all the arrangements you are having to handle, and finding the right Kansas nursing home for you, it can be easy to miss some important steps or simply not be aware of all the necessary tasks at this time. One activity that will require some effort on your …

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Mount Hope: Rated in Top 10% of all Kansas nursing homes

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New report lists Mount Hope Nursing Center as one of the best in Kansas! Mount Hope Nursing Center is committed to providing only the best care to each and every resident, and so we are incredibly proud for all our efforts to be acknowledged in a recent study that looked at the hundreds of long-term care facilities in Kansas. According …

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Hang Up on Medicare Scammers

March 11, 2019 Recently, the City of Mount Hope, Kansas put out an important reminder, vital for anyone with Medicare. They issued a warning to anyone with Medicare to NOT give out your Medicare number to anyone. There were apparently recent reports of medicare scam artists calling people trying to get this information. These criminals may try to scare you …

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The Power of Jasper (and other furry friends)

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Do you ever get the feeling you’re not accomplishing much? I sometimes feel that way, too. Especially on those really cold days of the winter when I can’t get out and run around in the warm sun. That snow is just too cold for my paws. But it turns out, by not doing much, I’m really doing quite a lot! …

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I love February, but not because of Valentine’s Day

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Okay, that’s not completely true. Part of why I love February is because of Valentine’s Day. I can’t help but wag my tail thinking how happy all my humans will be with the Valentine visits from loved ones and all the special Valentine’s Day events we have planned here at Mount Hope. Every week I watch our residents play bingo, …

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Woof and Happy New Year, everyone!

I hope you had as great of a time over the holidays as I did. I got presents and treats and sooooo many laps to sit in! As it is still my first year at Mount Hope (which makes sense, since I haven’t even turned 1 yet), I get a lot of questions. What am I? I am Jasper, of …

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Woof and Happy Holidays, everyone!

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This will be my first Christmas here at Mount Hope Nursing Center. It will also be my VERY FIRST CHRISTMAS EVER! I am so excited. I really hope Santa gets my list in time. I am not at all worried about being on the naughty list. Not only does everyone tell me I’m a GOOD BOY, but I just graduated …

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Mount Hope Gets into the Holiday Spirit

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Mount Hope Nursing Center got into the holiday spirit this year, and how! These types of activities and events are a great way to foster a happy and stimulating community for all our residents and their families. We had decorations, gift giving, brain teasing activities like a Christmas crossword, even a tacky sweater content (congrats to the “winner”!). There were …

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Mount Hope Takes a Trip to Carriage Crossing

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Recently, the managerial staff at Carriage Crossing, a restaurant in Yoder, Kansas, swere extremely gracious to allow us to take a trip there, just a brief 15-minute trip up route 96. It was a great experience for residents and staff alike. We enjoyed a delectable lunch of southern cooking, and were able to take a scenic trip across Kansas countryside …

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