Assisted Living


Kansas City Senior Living Myth #5: It’s A Nursing Home Where People Go To Die

Research and consulting company Age Wise surveyed seniors 65 and older on their impressions of senior living. They found there were five common myths that prevailed among that population. 

Over the past few weeks, we’ve broken down these myths. This week’s myth is “it’s a nursing home where people go to die.” Myth #5: It’s …

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Kansas City Senior Living Myth #4: I’ll Never Need It

We continue to look at five of the common myths seniors associate with assisted living communities. The fourth myth identified by Age Wave, the research and consulting company that studied the 65+ age group perceptions of Senior Living relates to the misconception that an individual doesn’t need any help and won’t in the future. Myth …

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Kansas City Senior Living Myth #3: It’s Too Expensive

Age Wise, a research company, found there were five common myths among the 65 and older population concerning moving to a senior living community. We are debunking each myth over the course of a couple of weeks. This week’s myth is “Senior Living is Too Expensive.” 
Myth #3: Senior Living Is Too Expensive The third …

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Kansas City Senior Living Myth #2: “I Will Miss My Friends.”

Research company Age Wave surveyed the thoughts and perceptions of the 65+ population concerning Senior Living and found there were five myths that prevailed among this age group. Over the next few weeks, we will look at these five myths through the lens of those Elders that are actually living in Senior Living communities. Myth …

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Kansas City Senior Living Myth #1: “My Current Home Will Be The Best Possible Place To Live In Retirement Years.”

Certain Myths Or Misconceptions Concerning Senior Living Have Continued To Be Firmly Held. There are five myths that need to be approached with an open mind. Research done among Senior Citizens shows that these often stated “facts” are not necessarily factual. Over the next few weeks, we will look at these five myths through the …

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The Importance Of Transparency In Assisted Living In Kansas City During The Pandemic

In this unprecedented time with a worldwide crisis, the need for careful and accurate communication and transparency has never been so critical. With a no-visitation policy in place at many assisted livings in Kansas City, it makes communication even more critical. Families are normally visiting not only with their parents, but with staff. There are …

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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 can help lift the spirits …

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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. Typically, resident care is a …

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We Can’t Let Our Guard Down Yet

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, residents and families are struggling with the no-visiting restrictions in nursing homes and assisted living communities in Kansas City. This is a challenging time for residents and staff in Senior Healthcare Communities around the country. From the very beginning of the pandemic, it became apparent that this population was the …

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