Family Caregivers are the Real Valentines and Caregiving Takes Real Heart

Caregivers Valentine Heart

Valentine’s Day will be celebrated on February 14th.  The most recognizable visual of Valentine’s Day is the red heart. I have been a family caregiver. I own an agency that provides assistance to family caregivers. I want to honor family and professional caregivers across America on this Valentine’s Day.  I know that caregiving takes real heart and true…

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Meet Erika-14 Years of Service!

Meet Erika B.-14 Years of Service!

Erika B. recently celebrated her 14th year as a caregiver for StaffLink. She has been in this field for over 35 years, beginning as a Candy Striper at Barnes Hospital. Erika most enjoys interacting with clients and their families. She has particularly fond memories of one of her past clients. She worked for “Mary” for…

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Eight (8) Ways to Say “Thank You” to a Caregiver During the Thanksgiving Holiday

Eight (8) Ways to Say “Thank You” to a Caregiver During the Thanksgiving Holiday

“What am I thankful for this Thanksgiving holiday?” You, like millions of other family members across America, may answer this question with, “ I am thankful for our primary family or professional caregiver who helps provide care to our special loved one.” Millions of family caregivers and professional caregivers provide care on a daily basis…

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Yes, Your Loss Matters: Accepting the Experience of Grief

Yes, Your Loss Matters: Accepting the Experience of Grief

Written By: Amy Neu, MSW, LCSW “We are all dealing with the collective loss of the world we knew. The world we knew is now gone forever.” – David Kessler Lately in my practice, I have been hearing clients describe their surprise in feeling mixed emotions upon reunification with their loved ones. Yes, they are experiencing…

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Caregiving Is a Labor of Love

Caregiving is a Labor of Love

Labor Day is celebrated this upcoming Monday.  Labor Day is the federal holiday that honors workers across America.  I have been a family caregiver. I own an agency that provides assistance to family caregivers. I want to honor family and professional caregivers across America on this Labor Day.  I know that caregiving is a labor of love. The…

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Thirty (30) Olympic-Size Feats that Caregivers Perform Daily

Thirty (30) Olympic-Size Feats that Caregivers Perform Daily

Most seniors or persons with disability want to stay in their homes as long as possible. Ninety percent (90%) of seniors and disabled want to “age in place” as they grow older. Eighty percent of seniors believe they will stay in their home for as long as they live. Many will not be able to…

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StaffLink Serves the Bosnian Community

StaffLink Serves the Bosnian Community

StaffLink has served the St. Louis Bosnian community for nearly thirty (30) years. Since the early 1990’s, StaffLink has hired Bosnian immigrants as caregivers to provide home care to elderly immigrants who have moved to St. Louis from Bosnia. The St. Louis Bosnian community is made up of approximately 70,000 persons. St. Louis has the…

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Meet Donna Neuman, RN, BSN-Client Service Liaison

Donna Neumann RN, BSN-Client Service Liaison

Donna joined StaffLink in March 2019 as our Client Service Liaison and came to StaffLink with over 30 years of clinical, staff education, and sales/marketing experience in the industry. Within the industry she has been employed with home health, hospice, and infusion companies. Since arriving, Donna has been excited about the depth of services that…

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Meet Camelle Gibbs-Prince, Service Coordinator!

Meet Camelle Gibbs-Prince, Service Coordinator!

Camelle has been a Service Coordinator for StaffLink since July 2021. Prior to joining our administrative team as a Service Coordinator, Camelle was a caregiver for StaffLink for six and half years for one client. As a caregiver she really enjoyed giving one-on-one care to her client. She liked being able to to focus all…

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Ten (10) Ways to Honor the Fallen: Honor an Aging Veteran

Ten (10) Ways to Honor a Living Veteran on Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day and Happy Memorial Day week! StaffLink has been providing home care services to veterans for over 30 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 and had been injured.…

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