Keeping Seniors Independent As We Celebrate Independence Day 2022!

Keeping Seniors Independent As We Celebrate Independence Day 2022!

Ninety (90) percent of seniors want to “age in place” at home as they grow older. Staying independent at home may become challenging if a senior is starting to experience challenges in performing “activities of daily living” (ADLs). In order to “age in place”, a senior may need to consider contracting for services to assist…

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Eight (8) Cool Indoor Things for St. Louis Caregivers and Seniors to Do When It Is Hot Outdoors

Eight (8) Cool Indoor Things for St. Louis Caregivers and Seniors to Do When It Is Hot Outdoors

The St. Louis heat arrived before the summer of 2022 officially arrived. Our region has experienced multiple days of temperatures above 90, 95 and close to 100 degrees. The sun has been searing and the humidity sweltering. Here are a few pointers to survive the hottest days of summer. *Drink plenty of water. *Avoid long…

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Nine (9) Tips to Keep Seniors and Caregivers Safe this Summer from the New Variant of COVID-19

Two seniors outdoors exercising with face masks 2022

Well, it finally happened!  I tested positive for Covid-19 four weeks ago! I got my fourth shot about four weeks before I tested positive.  I would not have known that I had COVID had I not been required to take a test for travel purposes. I had very, very light hay fever symptoms.  A little…

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Missouri Medicaid In-Home Care Hourly Reimbursement Rates May be Increasing in July 2022

Missouri Medicaid In-Home Care Hourly Reimbursement Rates May be Increasing in July 2022

We have received word that the hourly reimbursement rate for Missouri Medicaid in-home care will increase significantly. This is breaking news! This is really good news! This is BIG news! StaffLink has been servicing Medicaid recipients for nearly 35 years. Our clients and employees live throughout St. Louis City, County, and in Jefferson and St.…

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StaffLink Wins a Nursing Contract in Louisiana!!!

StaffLink Wins a Nursing Contract in Louisiana!!!

Since our May newsletter went to print, StaffLink has been notified that we were awarded a nursing contract in the state Louisiana.  We are currently seeking to learn more about the nursing staffing needs of our new clients in Louisiana. StaffLink continues to hire CNAs and LPNs in Arkansas for nursing staffing contracts in the…

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Family Caregiving Depends On Mothers!

Family Caregiving Depends On Mothers!

Happy Mother’s Day 2022! Mother’s Day is on May 8th this year. I am a mother. I have been a family caregiver.  I own an agency that provides assistance to family caregivers.  Most of my  agency’s professional caregivers are women, mothers and grandmothers. Mothers and Women Carry the Load With Family Caregivers Mothers across America…

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Six (6) Ways to Help an Aging Veteran Enjoy Memorial Day 2022

Six (6) Ways to Help an Aging Veteran Enjoy Memorial Day 2022

Memorial Day is on May 30th this year. StaffLink has been providing in-home care and private duty nursing services to veterans for nearly 35 years. It is an honor to service these men and women. I remember the name of one of the first veterans StaffLink served. He had seen action in the Vietnam War…

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StaffLink Is Now Providing Nurses in Mississippi

StaffLink Is Now Providing Nurses in Mississippi

As of April, StaffLink is now actively providing nursing personnel to facilities in the state of Mississippi. We are providing Certified Nurse Aides (CNA) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN). Our new staff have been attending orientation classes and training these past two weeks and more are scheduled to attend orientation this week. We are still…

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A Heartfelt Prayer for Nurses During Nurses Week 2022

A Heartfelt Prayer for Nurses During Nurses Week 2022

Nurses Week is celebrated from May 6th to May 12th this year.  As we tip-toe into this third spring of the pandemic, I hope we all have a greater appreciation of nurses. We do not know if a new wave is headed our direction, but it will be health care professionals, primarily nurses, that help…

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Twelve (12) Springtime Activities for Caregivers and Seniors to Enjoy and Reduce Stress

Twelve (12) Springtime Activities for Caregivers and Seniors to Enjoy and Reduce Stress

We are entering the third spring in which the pandemic is part of our current reality. We have just come out of a very serious wave these past winter months. It is important that senior and caregivers use caution in pursuing spring activities. Caregivers and seniors should look for opportunities to build relaxing activities into…

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