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What Are the Costs of In-Home Memory Care in Kansas City and Overland Park?

Though some families in Kansas City and Overland Park may write off the possibility of in-home dedicated memory care for a loved one with dementia, we at Kansas City Home Care are here to tell you, affording dedicated in-home memory care is possible. Financial viability is the topic of a care video hosted by Tim Tholen, Founder and CEO of Kansas City Home Care and its affiliates in Johnson County and Kansas City. In this video, Mr. Tholen considers the financial tipping point, which is the situation that arises when the need for care outweighs the ability to care. When it comes down to nuts and bolts, Tholen says, devoted in-home memory care provided by Kansas City Home Care costs an average of $20 per […]
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How to Find an In-Home Nurse in Kansas City

How to Find an In-Home Nurse in Kansas City Kansas City is known for its thriving community and its friendly citizens. We Kansas Citians are proud to call KC home, and we do what we can to take care of our own. We are the Heart of America. When it comes time to take care of our parents, especially those who have memory care issues, many Kansas Citians are looking to find quality in-home care givers who can keep Mom or Dad in the family home as long as possible. Kansas City Home Care is here to help. Our skilled professionals are here to help with care at home. Here’s how it works. Contact us to set up an interview with our experienced case managers. […]
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An Alternative to Nursing Homes

An Alternative to Nursing Homes Nursing homes can be a saving grace, or they can be the cause of worry and concern. Neglect, accidental death, mismanagement, substandard care—these issues reflect the worst of what nursing homes have to offer. An entire segment of the legal profession is focused on prosecuting wrongful deaths in nursing homes. In short, many families would feel more comfortable keeping their loved one at home. If only it were possible… Safe and Comfortable at Home Alternatives to nursing homes are available to families in Leawood, Overland Park and Kansas City. When considering the true costs of care, many families are surprised to find that it’s financially viable to keep their loved one in his or her home, even as the care […]
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Benefits of In-Home Care in Leawood, KS

Benefits of In-Home Care in Leawood, KS Aging at Home Is an Alternative to Nursing Homes Home. It’s where we have some of the best memories of our lives. Birds come to the feeder outside the window in spring time. School photos hang in the stairwell. The maple in the front yard turns bright red in fall. It can be a place to stay for the long term. In fact, seniors requiring extra support or memory care, who remain in their homes, can live healthier, more independent lives. Whereas a physical move for an elderly person, particularly one with memory care needs, can be disorienting and deeply upsetting, home is filled with years of memories. Everything is familiar—the bathrooms, the kitchen, the doorways, the photographs. […]
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Choosing a Kansas City Home Health Agency

If you’re growing older and have decided you could use some extra help at home, or if you’re caring someone who needs some additional assistance, it may be time to start looking for a Kansas City home health agency. But where should you start? Here are some things to consider: What type of services do need? Do you need an agency that provides Alzheimer’s or dementia care? Help with bathing, grooming, dressing, or toileting? Companion services? Around-the-clock care? Respite for your caregiver? End of life care? If you know what you need, you can easily eliminate any home care agencies that don’t provide those services. Are the agency’s employees bonded, insured and pre-screened? If not, you might be safer moving on to another agency. Does the […]
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8 Easy Exercises You Can Do While Sitting

Regular exercise is important, no matter what your age. It can improve your balance, flexibility, and stamina. It can also ward off depression, and may even prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s or dementia. If exercising is difficult for you due to limited mobility, you might want to start with some chair exercises, which you can do right from your Kansas City home. Here are some options: Arm circles. Hold your arms straight out to your sides, palms facing down. Rotate both arms forward in small circles. Repeat 20 times. Turn palms up. Rotate both arms backward in small circles. Repeat 20 times. This exercise builds arm strength and improves posture. Shoulder rolls. Sit straight up in your chair with your arms down at your sides. […]
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Fall-Proofing Your Home

According to the National Institute of Health, around 60% of all falls happen at home. And falls can cause seriour injuries. So if you’re getting up in years (or if you’ll be providing elder care at home), it’s time to take steps to fall-proof your home. Here are some things you can do: Install handrails and grab bars. Add handrails to all staircases and grab bars to showers and around toilets. Once they’re installed, don’t forget to use them. Remove trip hazards. Move things out of pathways (e.g., electrical cords, phone cords, magazines, pet bowls). Also, remove or secure any rugs. Rearrange furniture. Leave yourself wide walking paths. Make sure there’s enough room for you to get through with a walker or wheelchair. Even if you’re not using those things now, you might need them later. Improve lighting. Eyesight […]
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24-Hour Senior Home Care in Kansas City

When an aging loved one requires around-the-clock care, it’s often more responsibility than a typical family can handle. If you’re worried about leaving an aging parent or family member home alone for fear of injury, medication mixup, lonelienss or health failure, Kansas City Home Care is an ideal solution. Our highly trained caregivers are available to help elderly individuals in their homes 24 hours a day, seven days a week. From morning hygiene to nighttime medication reminders, our private-duty staff will cater to the senior’s needs throughout the day, including: Waking, bathing and grooming Transportation to appointments and family events Daily housekeeping Medication monitoring Running errands We will be readily available while also giving him or her plenty of room to live independently at home. Twenty-four-hour care can eliminate […]
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Skilled Nursing Is Most Important

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Assisted Living As One Of The Best

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