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

Senior Couple Outdoors

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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Ten (10) Tips to Keep Seniors and Caregivers Safe as the Omicron Variant Wanes in St. Louis, MO

Older woman in mask and winter attire

The St. Louis region and Missouri experienced a major battle against the Omicron variant during the recent months of December and January. The virus was definitely winning in many of those weeks and days. We experienced a significant increase in persons testing positive, in hospitalizations and in deaths from the virus. Hospitals were full, waits…

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StaffLink Provides RNs & LPNs for Around-the-Clock Private Duty Nursing Care in St. Louis MO Region

Hospice Nurse visiting an elderly male patient

  StaffLink has been offering around-the-clock Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) care for nearly 35 years. Families are frequently told, upon a loved one being discharged from the hospital, that they need “around-the-clock” skilled care. Families are told that their loved one needs to be admitted in a long-term care facility or…

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12 Tips for Caregivers and Seniors on How to Stay Safe and in Shape Like a Winter Olympian during the Pandemic

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Stay in shape like a Winter Olympian!  The 2022 Bejing Winter Olympics will start on February 3rd and last through February 20th.  I love the Olympics! I look forward to watching figure skating, cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, ski jumping, ice hockey, bobsledding, snowboarding, curling, speed skating and more.   On top of being the Founder…

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Caregiver Tips: Seniors & Grief

Grief

Gretchen Curry, MSPH, is the Founder and President of StaffLink.  Here she conducts this interview with Amy Neu, MSW, LCSW. Amy is in private practice at West County Psychological Associates.  She provides therapy to families, adults and seniors. Amy is very knowledgeable regarding various topics concerning seniors.  In this interview, Amy provides specific information and…

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Caregiver Tips: Seniors & Dehydration

Seniors and Dehydration

Gretchen Curry, MSPH, is the Founder and President of StaffLink.  Here she conducts an interview with Brooke Grubb, MS, LD, RD. Brooke Grubb is a Registered and Licensed Dietician. She currently is the Supervisor of Food and Nutrition Services at Aging Ahead. Aging Ahead is a regional non-profit that services the needs of seniors. #seniors…

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Caregiver Tips: Seniors & Depression

Depression

Gretchen Curry, MSPH, is the Founder and President of StaffLink.  Here she conducts this interview with Amy Neu, MSW, LCSW. Amy is in private practice at West County Psychological Associates.  She provides therapy to families, adults and seniors. Amy is very knowledgeable regarding various topics concerning seniors.  In this interview, Amy provides specific information and…

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Caregiver Tips: Seniors & Malnutrition

Seniors and Malnutrition

Brooke Grubb is a Registered and Licensed Dietician. She currently is the Supervisor of Food and Nutrition Services at Aging Ahead. Aging Ahead is a regional non-profit that services the needs of seniors.

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Three (3) Resources To Help Seniors Who are Socially Isolated

Resources for seniors who are isolated

St. Louis Home Care Owner Interviews Amy Neu, MSW, LCSW About Seniors & Social Isolation In March, Gretchen Curry, MSPH, Founder and President of StaffLink, conducted an interview (via Zoom) with social worker Amy Neu, MSW, LCSW. Ms. Neu is in private practice at the West County Psychological Associates and the Assistant Director of Senior…

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Seniors and Post Pandemic Driving: 5 Things to Keep in Mind Before They Get Behind the Wheel Again

Seniors and Post Pandemic Driving:

Guest Article by Vicki Spraul, President and Founder of Gray Matters Alliance, LLC Raise your hand if you are itching to return to your normal routines, get back to your familiar activities or get in the car and hit the open roads. Well, guess who else is itching to get out there……our older drivers, maybe…

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