Dementia is a progressive disease, for which there is no cure. Loved ones who are tasked with caring for people with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Lewy Body or other kind of dementia may experience stress-related illnesses and burn out, which is why the professional caregivers at Kansas City Home Care are here to help. We can arrange for part-time in-home memory care, or full-time, round the clock professional dementia care. Contact us to set up a professional assessment and find out more.

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Knowing that the winter quilt is in the linen closet upstairs, that the family photos are in the drawer in the living room, that the cat can snuggle up for a winter afternoon’s nap— maintaining a sense of wholeness at home is most possible when in-home senior care is engaged. Being able to depend on the comforts of home is one of the biggest benefits of in-home elderly care. Kansas City Home Care is a leader in home elder care in Kansas City. We are committed to helping your loved ones maintain the dignity of living at home, while receiving top quality senior home care. Here are some services our elder care providers can treat you to every day:

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The Paris of the Plains—that’s how the rest of the world once knew Kansas City. Our heritage is rich with arts and events for all ages. Seniors, or people caring for elderly family members need to remember that the good times still roll in Kansas City, Johnson County and Overland Park regardless of a person’s age.

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The market for anti-aging products can be mind boggling in its scope. Marketers have clearly identified a generation of seniors who want to age gracefully. But some products are definitely more hype than help, and for elderly consumers, some guidance might be needed. Kansas City Home Care is a leader in in-home care for the Kansas City metro area. Here is our take on the anti-aging consumer craze:

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Driving is a hot topic for families that have senior adults who want to continue driving even after signs point to stopping. Driving is more than a means of transportation for many seniors: it’s often a way of staying connected and keeping interests alive. Getting to the store, to doctor’s appointments, going to the salon or the gym, seeing family and friends are engagements that are crucial to seniors who can otherwise become isolated or depressed.

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Lucia and David* like to have dinner on Thursday nights at their country club in Johnson County, as they have done for years. But David’s dementia has progressed to the point that Lucia isn’t sure if he’ll remember the names of acquaintances who stop by to say hello. She has to be vigilant in order to keep him from repeating himself to the waiter, she orders his food, makes sure he keeps his placemat and clothes clean, and helps him find the restroom.

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