Springfield, Missouri
417.883.7500
3660 S. National, Suite 300
Springfield, MO 65807

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417.782.0111
2318 E. 32nd Street, Suite C
Joplin, MO 64804

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573.474.1530
1400 Heriford Road, Suite 104
Columbia, MO 65202

West Plains, Missouri
417.255.9577
1625 Gibson Street
West Plains, MO 65775



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Mobile Technology Allows More Seniors to Stay Safe and Healthy at Home

More seniors are embracing in-home health technology. Seniors have been historically slow to join the digital revolution. But over the past several years, technology adoption rates for seniors have strongly outpaced the overall adult population, according to a [...]

By | 2018-03-16T10:22:23+00:00 June 5th, 2017|GeriJoy, Home Care Technology, Lifeline, Safety and Wellness|Comments Off on Mobile Technology Allows More Seniors to Stay Safe and Healthy at Home

When Do You Know Loved Ones Need Care?

By Pam Gennings, Executive Director Special Projects* Over the years I have talked to many family members who come home for the holidays and become concerned because they have noticed “changes” in their loved one or their circumstances. They are [...]

By | 2018-03-16T10:22:27+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Caregivers, Caregiving, Home Care|Comments Off on When Do You Know Loved Ones Need Care?

Be Informed for the Better During Stress Awareness Month

By Carol Combs, MSW, Oxford’s Memory Care Program Coordinator   Stress is defined as mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. Stress is inevitable—everyone deals with it. So, during Stress Awareness Month, it is [...]

By | 2016-04-14T15:35:15+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Caregivers, Caregiving, Home Care, Memory Care, Stress|Comments Off on Be Informed for the Better During Stress Awareness Month

November is National Hospice Month and National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Hospice is a compassionate option for people facing end of life illness. When faced with the unique needs of end stage Alzheimer's and other related dementias, hospice can be especially beneficial to the patient and family.

By | 2015-11-10T09:39:20+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Caregivers, Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care|Comments Off on November is National Hospice Month and National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Customize Your Care

Oxford provides a variety of customized, quality-of-life services to help our clients continue to do the things they have always loved. Private duty services provide the help needed to remain independent at home.

By | 2015-10-06T08:28:10+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Caregiving, Home Care|Comments Off on Customize Your Care

Oxford Hosts Event to Help Those Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

Coping with Caregiving is a free event to help those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease or dementia. Don't face these challenges alone—Oxford HealthCare is here to help.

By | 2015-09-18T14:36:57+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Caregivers, Caregiving, Safety and Wellness|Comments Off on Oxford Hosts Event to Help Those Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

What to Do When a Loved One Won’t Accept Help

If possible, be proactive and start a relaxed conversation with an elderly loved one about the possibility of receiving help at home. Practicing listening skills and spending time with your loved one can create opportunities for meaningful conversations and empower your loved one by having input in decisions regarding his/her care.

By | 2015-08-26T09:20:23+00:00 August 26th, 2015|Caregivers, Caregiving, Home Care, Long-Term Care, Safety and Wellness|Comments Off on What to Do When a Loved One Won’t Accept Help

Long-Term Care: What Does It Really Mean?

Researchers at Georgetown University and Pennsylvania State University found that 70% of individuals age 65 and older will need some form of long-term care during their lives. Long-term care is not the same as nursing home care. In fact, most long-term care is provided in the home.

By | 2015-07-09T12:59:09+00:00 July 9th, 2015|Caregivers, Caregiving, Home Care, Long-Term Care, Paying for Care, Safety and Wellness|Comments Off on Long-Term Care: What Does It Really Mean?
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