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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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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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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Senior Resource Options (SRO) Starts Educational Programs for 2022

Senior Resource Options (SRO) Starts Educational Programs for 2022

Senior Resource Options (SRO) is a group of professionals that service seniors. Our Founder and President, Gretchen Curry, is a founding member of Senior Resource Options (SRO).  StaffLink is the only home care and private duty agency that is a member of Senior Resource Options (SRO). Besides our President, current members of SRO are Bruce…

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SIX (6) ST. LOUIS DESTINATIONS THAT SENIORS MIGHT ENJOY THIS UPCOMING SPRING & SUMMER!

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Spring weather and the end of mandatory masking has made many in our area eager to get outside and resume favorite activities that COVID brought to a halt for so long.  There are so many destinations in St. Louis that offer opportunities for seniors to enjoy our area.  The following are just a few venues,…

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Celebrating 35 years in Business! Letter to Those Responsible for StaffLink’s Success!

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Today, on March 7, 2022, StaffLink is celebrating 35 years in business!  We are grateful to reach this milestone! As I and my team celebrate this milestone, I want to say “thank you” to all those who are responsible for helping StaffLink reach this milestone. As I and other business owners entered the beginning of…

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The Ultimate Guide for Paying for Home Care Services in St. Louis, MO in 2022

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You have many options to pay for home care services in St. Louis, MO.  Some of your best options are listed below!   What type of Home Care Does Medicare Cover? Medicare pays for forty-one (41) percent of home care services. Medicare is the federally funded health insurance available to individuals that are 65 or older.  Medicare currently…

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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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Terms and Resources to Help Family Caregivers of the Aging in Missouri

Terms and Resources to Help Family Caregivers of the Aging in Missouri

As we or a loved one ages, we are faced with decisions that need to be made. Often, we are confronted with terms that are new to us and don’t know where to begin. Hopefully this brief overview can help clarify some of the terminology and offer practical resources that will link you to needed…

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