The Story Behind the "M"

The "M" is 620 feet above the Missoula Valley floor. It is 125' feet long and 100' feet wide. University of Montana forestry students cut the switchbacks into the side of the hill in the early 1900's. The first "M" was assembled out of whitewashed rocks in 1909, and given a fresh coat of paint by freshmen every year, until 1968, when all those rocks were cemented together with concrete.

Photo by Nelson Kenter, kenterphotography.com

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How To Find The Best Senior Home Health Care Services In Missoula Montana

Here are three options to help you find the best senior home health care services in Missoula, Montana.... more

Home Medical Equipment: Helping with Accessibility

If you return from the hospital or are finding it harder to enter, exit or use certain facilities in your home, help is available.... more

Three Types of Caregiver Jobs for an Elderly Population

Caregiving can be a rewarding profession. It is also one in which a scarcity of trained personnel makes caregiver jobs increasingly available.... more

Services Offered By Hospice Companies

Individuals of any age with chronic and untreatable illnesses at the advanced stage can be served by hospice companies in and around Missoula, Montana.... more

Five Common Types of Home Medical Equipment

If you suffer from a medical condition but want to remain in your home, you can often do so by purchasing or renting home medical equipment. Here's how:... more

Is Senior Home Care Required?

Adult children worry about the care their aging parents may need--they do not know what is best or how to recognize when a change in the status quo is required. Here are some tips:... more

Utilizing Elderly Home Health Care Services Missoula, Montana

One of the most challenging decisions an adult must make is when it is time to start looking for support and assistance for their aging parents.... more

Categories of Caregiver Jobs Available in Missoula Montana

Caregiving careers can be both rewarding and portable. Here are a few reasons to consider a caregiving career with Partners in Home Care. ... more

Senior Home Health Care: When is it Necessary?

If you live in Missoula, Montana, senior home care is available from Partners in Home Care.... more

What is a Home Health Aide?

With the help of a home health aide, the elderly, the sick and the disabled can maintain much of the lifestyle they have always enjoyed.... more

Senior Home Health Care Services: In-Home Support Services

If you are the caregiver of a senior, in home care services are available to remove some of the weight from your shoulders.... more

Elderly Home Health Care Services: The Possibilities

The elderly no longer must choose between receiving health care in retirement/nursing homes and insufficient care in their homes.... more

Types of Nursing Jobs in Missoula Montana: Focus on Elderly Health Care

If you plan on entering the nursing field, you can be assured there are a variety of nursing jobs currently available in Missoula Montana... more

7 Legal Services All Senior Citizens Should Consider Using

Here are some reasons senior citizens should consider using legal services to ensure their property and wellbeing are taken care of.... more

Five Signs Indicating the Need for Senior Home Health Care Services

Missoula has several agencies to help you decide on the best senior home health care services for your aging parents. ... more

Home Medical Equipment: Definition and Types

Want to learn more about your options for medical equipment here in Missoula, Montana? Read on: ... more

Customized Plans for Hospice Home Care in Missoula Montana

Hospice care is provided for terminally ill people with a life expectancy of six to twelve months. Here are some things to consider with contracting for Hospice services:... more

4 Reasons You Should Get In-Home Care Service

Read on to know why hiring an agency for in-Home Care in Missoula Montana may be the right option.... more

Rejected Proposal Exacerbates Senior Housing Proposal in Missoula

It is essential that every effort is made to find affordable housing solutions for Missoula’s seniors.... more

What are the Four Levels of Hospice in Missoula, Montana?

Understanding hospice in Missoula, Montana and everything it has to offer might help you make better decisions for loved ones when the time comes.... more

What Can You Expect as a Hospice Volunteer in Montana?

If you are looking to become a hospice volunteer in Montana, here are some things to consider:... more

How Can Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services in Montana Help Your Family?

By choosing to provide a comfortable and community focused in home health care experience for your loved one, you can rest assured knowing that they can age in place. ... more

3 Reasons to Consider In-Home Infusion Therapy in Montana for Your Loved One

Here are 3 reasons why you should consider best in home infusion therapy in Montana.... more

4 Benefits of Home Care Services For the Elderly in Missoula, Montana

Here are some of the benefits that come with hiring in home care services in Missoula, Montana, for your loved one.... more

Elder Abuse – The Dark Side of Aging

Watching our relatives age is a distressing thing in and of itself, but the idea of them being abused, especially by those who we have enlisted to care for them, is extremely upsetting. ... more

Tips for Helping Your Aging Parents

It is hard to see the people that brought you up start to age and struggle with things that were once easy, but there are things that you can do to help and support them during this challenging time.... more

How Has Missoula Protected Its Elderly Residents From Abuse?

Care homes are a critical service that provide much needed care and respite for elderly citizens across the state.... more

Exploring the New Trends in Caregiving

The following are the trends we expect to see in the caregiving sector in 2020.... more

Helping Missoula Seniors Get the Extra Support They Deserve

Skyview, a  new senior housing development project in Missoula, has just secured $5.9 million in federal tax credits, boosting affordable housing in the area by 32 units. This is great news for the thousands ... more

Retirement: How to Cope

Having planned the financial side of your retirement, you may have failed to pay attention to how you are going to spend your time. ... more

Senior Dating: Pros, Cons, and Tips

Senior dating is becoming more prominent in the modern day as people realize that they want love even as they age. ... more

Missoula History

The first inhabitants of the Missoula area were Native Americans from the Salish tribe.  They called the area “Nemissoolatakoo,” which translates roughly to “river of ambush," and eventually gave rise to... more

Volunteer Opportunities

Missoula is known for its giving spirit. On a per capita basis, Missoula is home to more non-profit organizations than any other city in the nation. That means volunteer opportunities abound. ... more

Missoula in Motion

Missoulians embrace green living and you'll find sustainable transportation options readily available in the city. Missoula in Motion aims to promote the city’s popular sustainable transportation system and i... more