4 Tips for Communicating with a Senior Who Has Vision Loss Issues

By Gretchen Curry, MSPH | Jun 15, 2020

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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Home Care in St. Louis County

Our Parents Need More Help Around the House. Is Home Care in St. Louis County, the Right Choice?

By Gretchen Curry, MSPH | Jun 9, 2020

Considering Home Care in St. Louis County? When you’re trying to make sure your senior has the care that she needs, you might be trying to decide between very different scenarios.

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5 Top Hospitals in St. Louis- How to Find the Best Care for Your Medical Challenges

By Gretchen Curry, MSPH | Jun 7, 2020

StaffLink works with all hospitals in St. Louis. This article looks at the top hospitals in St. Louis and their recent awards for excellence.

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Home Care in St. Louis City

Family Care Tips: 4 Ways Home Care in St. Louis Can Prevent Falls in the Home.

By Gretchen Curry, MSPH | May 31, 2020

Home Care in St. Louis: Learn How Home Health Care can evaluate and help prevent future falls for seniors.

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Home Care Agency vs Home Care Registry

By Gretchen Curry, MSPH | Mar 4, 2020

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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What is the Difference Between “Home Health Care” and “Home Care”?

By Gretchen Curry, MSPH | Feb 4, 2020

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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Queen Elizabeth

Difficult Family Conversations-Handle them like the Queen!

By Gretchen Curry, MSPH | Jan 23, 2020

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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Medicare Advantage Plans 2020

Are Missouri Medicare Advantage (MA) Plans Offering Non-Skilled Home Care Benefits in 2020?

By Gretchen Curry, MSPH | Dec 3, 2019

If a participant needs more than the 124 hours of home care, in a plan year, the senior or their family will need to consider other methods for covering the cost of services.

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