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Some Fun for Elders Living in Assisted Living in Kansas City

With so many negative things surrounding us these days, it is a good time to focus on some good memories and fun for elders living in assisted living. Since conversations and activities are still a part of senior living, it helps to guide communication in a positive direction. Shared memories…

Patience & Kindness During Isolation in Assisted Living

Everyone needs patience and kindness as we continue to deal with isolation in Assisted Living in Kansas City. Moving into an Assisted Living or Memory Support community has its challenges and its rewards. Leaving home and making a transition is enormous, and families are there to provide support and encouragement.…

Fall Risk in Assisted Living vs. Home

It would not be accurate to say that falls are eliminated when you live in an Assisted Living community, but they may be minimized. A recent study by the National Institute on Aging states that one out of three individuals 65 years and older will experience a fall. The fall…

Plan For A Future With Assisted Living in Kansas City

Everyone talks about planning for the future. Financial advisors, Funeral Home Directors, Health and Life Insurance companies are in the business of helping you plan for your future. Older Americans are deluged with mailings and invitations to pre-plan everything. Physicians will predict your future health status based on your current…

Avoid Senior Care Emergencies – Start the Conversation Early

Adult children are often involved in helping their parents make decisions about care needs. We are often asked the question, “How can I talk to Mom about moving to an assisted living?” Starting the conversation early is so important. Many are fearful that these conversations will be uncomfortable even hostile.…