Senior Care


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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Caregiving And Caresharing

Caregiving Is A Natural Part Of Our Lives. At every stage of life, we are taking care of others in some capacity. It’s hard to imagine going through life without the responsibility of caring for another individual. Having positive human relationships requires the need to think about another person’s needs. Marriage, children, careers, and families …

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What Can We Do Instead Of Visiting Loved Ones In Senior Care Facilities In Kansas City During The Coronavirus Outbreak?

At this time, Senior Communities have been instructed by state and federal authorities to discontinue nonessential visitors to seniors, including family and friends due to the Coronavirus. It is difficult for everyone involved. Families may be frustrated they can’t see their loved ones, as well as the residents who are facing disruption to everyday life. …

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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 fall prevention? What Can Elders …

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