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Importance of Scheduling Assisted Living and Memory Care Family Tours

Taking a number of Assisted Living and Memory Care family tours in Kansas City facilities will give a balanced understanding of the differences and similarities between communities. Time should be allowed to give each community the opportunity to explain their philosophy and show their property. Some shoppers feel they have…

What Does it Cost to Live in Assisted Living in Kansas City?

Around the clock care for Seniors is expensive for sure.  It is really not something that any of us want to pay for. Hopefully, you’ve saved for your retirement years but those funds can be eaten up quickly with the cost of assisted living when long term care is needed…

Overcoming Objections to Assisted Living Care in Kansas City

Although you may be convinced that moving to an assisted living facility or a memory care facility is the best place for your mom or dad, getting them to agree to move may be difficult, they may have objections to assisted living. The last thing anyone wants is to have…

The History of Nursing Homes & How The Piper is Better

Nursing homes have a negative reputation. When it comes to care for your loved one, understanding the history of nursing homes, and alternatives to the historical model of nursing homes, can make a huge difference in their experience. Residents of nursing homes with a historical model have at times felt…

The Importance of Activities and Amenities

What does Assisted Living and Memory Care in Kansas City have to offer residents?  Having a safe and secure environment with meals, housekeeping and medication administration is just the beginning of requirements for a vibrant lifestyle for Seniors.  When all of the daily needs are cared for, it is time…

What is Memory Care vs Assisted Living Care?

It is important to distinguish between these two specialized care communities and what is the right place for mom or dad. How are Memory Care Facilities different from Assisted Living Facilities?   All Seniors that are in need of care with their activities of daily living or ADLs could benefit from…

Are You Looking for an Assisted Living Facility in Kansas City?

Assisted Living is a specific type of care for Seniors that cannot live independently in their own home. What is Assisted Living? Who is shopping for an Assisted Living Facility? Approximately 85% of the calls we get at The Piper Assisted Living in Kansas City are from the children of…