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What COVID-19 has taught us about the importance of Elders

The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn a great deal of attention to the Senior population in Kansas City and around the world. Words like defenseless, susceptible, frail, helpless have shown up in various commentaries about the virus. Some have even suggested that this population is expendable. It was said, just the…

Fall Prevention Measures that Everyone Should Know

Since falls are the number one killer of older adults in the United States, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control, it behooves us to practice as much prevention as possible. So often we take about preventative health measures such as diet and exercise, but do we normally include…

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…

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…

Types of Elder Care In Kansas City

There is a great deal of confusion over the different types of senior and elder care in Kansas City and across the nation. Let’s be candid– it is not the type of thing that people shop for until they need it and that might be in the middle of an…