Making Masks GC

When the coronavirus began to spread across the United States, health care providers across the country scrambled to find personal protective equipment (PPE) for their “essential” caregivers.  When Gretchen Curry, who is the Founder and President of StaffLink, a home care and medical staffing company, could not find what her staff needed, she decided to…

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making mask

StaffLink’s owner making masks for caregivers. Gretchen Curry is mentioned in this stltoday.com story for her efforts to make masks for our caregivers. Faced with a shortage of masks for those working in the home care industry, Gretchen began work on a plan to make masks. The goal was to provide protection for StaffLink’s most…

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SRO March 2020 1

SRO Plans Upcoming Senior Scams Programs. Senior Resource Options (SRO) had their March 4, 2020, monthly meeting in Creve Coeur, MO.  At that meeting SRO planned for their upcoming Senior Scams programs in March and April of 2020.  https://www.facebook.com/events/504816920229692/ At the March meeting the members planned and organized education events and programming for seniors throughout…

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Sometimes individuals don’t know the difference between a home care agency and a home care registry, they will approach me and say, “Oh, you own a nursing registry, right?” My answer is “No, StaffLink, is a nursing agency.” It is important to make the distinction between a nursing registry and nursing agency. A nursing “registry”…

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RISE Malena me 2020

Gretchen Curry, Founder and President of StaffLink, a St.Louis home care, private duty and medical staffing company, was recognized on February 25th by RISE Collaborative as one of five (5) St. Louis’ Women of Influence 2020! Ms. Curry was selected in the Small Business Category.  The impressive group of women included Susan Stith (Corporate), Aisha…

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TWO 2020 Gretchen

St. Louis home care and medical staffing President, Gretchen Curry, was recognized by Small Business Monthly at their Top Women Business Owner luncheon held this past Wednesday.  Ms. Curry, Founder and President of StaffLink, was humbled to be recognized. She started StaffLink in 1987, and has been providing home care and medical staffing services to…

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Laclede Groves Education Lunch

On February 12th, StaffLink’s home care staff hosted a lunch meeting for social workers at a South St. Louis County senior living community.  StaffLink’s Donna Neuman, BSN, RN and Pam Stone, BSW, CCM worked together to educate the senior living community’s social workers about unique home care and private duty programs for seniors. Donna and…

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The St. Louis Small Business Monthly (SBM) annually recognizes the area’s top women-owned companies at a luncheon. On February 19th approximately 100 women business owners will be recognized at the lunch.  Our founder and owner, Gretchen Curry, has been recognized since the inception. The current publishers of SBM has been hosting the celebration for 17…

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StaffLink President, Gretchen Curry has lived in Kirkwood, Missouri most of her life.  Her parents were educators. She moved to Kirkwood while in high school. Gretchen’s father had recently begun teaching and coaching in the Kirkwood School district.  She still lives in Kirkwood today. One of several ways that Gretchen “gives back” to the community…

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Forum 1

StaffLink, Founder and President, Gretchen Curry, participated in a leadership event hosted by the St. Louis Forum, attended by fifty (50) women executives and leaders in Clayton, MO last Thursday. They gathered to hear a presentation from Jen Bersdale, Executive Director of Missouri Health Care for All.  The women executives represented various business and community…

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Two Houses

The home care market has a lot of terminology that is used interchangeably but really means different things.  To industry professionals the terms “home health care” and “home care” mean different things.  The general public uses these terms interchangeably. “Home health care” is the industry term for home care that is delivered via visits to…

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STLWomenofInfluence Gretchen

Our Founder and President, Gretchen Curry, is humbled to be honored by RISE Collaborative as one of the Women of Influence 2020! She will be honored with a dynamic group of women representing leadership from different sectors of the St. Louis community.  Please join us in congratulating Gretchen!  The awards ceremony will take place on…

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Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth has been in the news a lot over the last several days regarding her leading a family meeting to discuss tough and important issues regarding her families’ future.  The Queen is ninety-three (93) years-old and still leads her royal clan with unwavering sternness.  Her husband, Prince Phillip is ninety-eight (98) years-old.   Her recent…

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Private Duty Nursing Care

Where Can I Find Private Duty Nursing Care in St. Louis, MO? What is Exactly is Private Duty Home Care or Private Duty Nursing? Does StaffLink Offer Private Duty Home care or Private Duty Nursing? The term “private duty” is sometimes used interchangeably with private pay home care.   Frequently the term is followed by the…

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My mom needs in-home caregiver assistance in St. Louis County, does she need “home health care” or “home care”?   Is StaffLink a St. Louis “home health care” company or a St. Louis “home care” company? The home care industry has a lot of terminology that is used interchangeably but really means different things. To…

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In-Home Elderly Care in St. Louis Can Help One area that can become more complicated for seniors who are losing their vision is communication. That might be surprising at first, but it’s a definite issue. Often times, in-home elderly care in St. Louis, with a reputable home care agency, can help the senior and the…

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