Elderly Care

How to Choose the Right Home Care for Your Loved One in Kansas City?
By Kevin Schmiterson · 9 years ago
Kansas City is the largest city in the state of Missouri. The metropolitan area encompasses four different counties - Jackson, Clay, Cass and Platte, and is home to more than 2.1 million people. Close to ...
Wood shower benches: Top Tips to Care for them
By Ivana Williams · 9 years ago
Shower benches are useful addition to the shower as aids for the elderly, physically-challenged, or for those who require extra assistance in the shower. The prime issue in taking care of such benches, especially for ...
The Reasons Why You Should Consider Making a Difference as a Hospice Volunteer
By Jessica Lane · 9 years ago
There are many ways to volunteer and give back to your community, but volunteering at a hospice care center is certainly one of the most rewarding and fulfilling ways. This type of volunteer opportunity isn’t ...
The 64-dollar Question for Seniors: Is Social Networking Good for You?
By Stefanie Jeanne · 9 years ago
A couple of years ago, the first batch of the so-called baby boomers turned 65 years old. The baby boomers are not a demographic group to be trifled with—they have money, education, and therefore, much ...
Personal Care in Kansas City - How It's Done
By Kevin Schmiterson · 9 years ago
Personal care services provide in-home assistance to seniors, disabled and to those who are recovering from some illness or injury. They help people perform certain routine tasks that can prove challenging for elderly people or ...
Caregiving – A Stressful Calling
By Cheryl Hitchcock · 9 years ago
Approximately 65 million Americans are caregivers to loved ones. These people, who care for loved ones without training as health care professionals, are in many cases forced to do so due to our aging population ...
Hospice Services - Understanding What to Look For
By Jessica Lane · 9 years ago
When a loved one is facing an illness that could prove to be life limiting, it may be time to look into hospice. While many people think that word means a certain place, this isn’t ...
Non-medical Ways Medical Alarm Systems Can Save Your Life
By Stefanie Jeanne · 9 years ago
Contrary to the popular misconception, a medical alarm system’s use is not actually limited to medical emergencies. But rather, thanks to its compact design, wireless technology, and the fact that it runs 24 hours a ...
Elements of an Easy, Safe Modern Living: Medical Alarm and Other Advanced Products for Seniors
By Stefanie Jeanne · 9 years ago
Aside from the more common senior-targeted products such as the medical alarm and other medication-related automatic dispensers, there are several other products that can help you ensure a happy, safe modern living for your aging ...
Home Care in Overland Park - Essential Attributes of a Good Caregiver
By Kevin Schmiterson · 9 years ago
Overland Park is a suburban area in the Kansas City metropolitan area. This is the state of Missouri’s largest suburb in the area with a population of just over 176,000 people. The city is growing ...
Creative Senior Adults Busily Painting Masterpieces
By Les Scarborough · 9 years ago
The baby-boomers have become senior citizens and are discovering art at the same time. Senior art classes and programs are full of energetic individuals learning to express themselves through painting and drawing. Researchers say that ...
Integrating a Senior Medical Alert System with Exercises to Help Prevent Falls
By Stefanie Jeanne · 9 years ago
While the use of a senior medical alert can be instrumental in preventing accidental falls among seniors, there is nothing more effective in falls prevention that helping the senior stay as physically fit as possible. ...
Senior Medical Alert Versus Expensive Senior Care Housing Costs
By Stefanie Jeanne · 9 years ago
One of the odd consequences of the real estate crisis in the USA is how it is pushing the cost of senior housing to continue to rise. This happens because, as real estate prices plummet, ...
Alarm Services Help Seniors Stay Independent
By James Davies · 9 years ago
No one said ageing was easy but just like taxes is something most of us cannot avoid. For many, the biggest frustration once we officially cross the threshold of middle-age to old-age is growing physical ...
5 Important Things to Keep in Mind When Visiting an Ailing Loved One
By Jessica Lane · 9 years ago
Death is a natural part of life, but when the time comes to bid farewell to a friend or loved one, words often fail. Grappling with the passing of those closest to us is never ...
Exercises for the Elderly, Live life For The First Time
By Walter Phillips · 9 years ago
Various elements of daily life are included in the long list of exercises for the elderly. In order for the elderly or anyone else to maintain a focused mind and a healthy body, they should ...
Home care service providers – how to select the one for yourself?
By Jacob David · 9 years ago
Why opt for home care services? Though your family may be very much concerned about your health and involvement in day to day activities, they may be heavily occupied with their other works and may ...
Five Easy Ways Professional Caretakers Can Prevent Compassion Fatigue
By Helen Thamm · 9 years ago
Have you heard of the newer buzz words "compassion fatigue"? It happens when you feel you just don’t have anything left to give to your clients/patients. Karl LaRowe, in his book "Transform Compassion Fatigue" shares ...
Home Health Services - What to Expect
By Kevin Schmiterson · 9 years ago
Kansas City is a large city, and each year countless families are faced with the reality of having to find care options for aging family members. What you may not realize is that most elderly ...
Public Relations In The Care Home Industry
By Jason Tucker · 9 years ago
Care homes for the elderly need to exist, and the majority of them do their utmost to provide a good standard of living. However, some businesses, like in any industry, attract negative publicity for various ...