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

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

Columbia, Missouri
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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The Skin You’re In: Preventing Pressure Ulcers

Good skin health is important to living a full and active lifestyle By Corrie Dinwiddie, RN Oxford HealthCare Wound Coordinator The skin is the largest organ of the human body. According to the online journal LiveScience.com, the average [...]

By | 2018-03-16T10:22:25+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Caregivers, Home Care, Prevention|Comments Off on The Skin You’re In: Preventing Pressure Ulcers

How to Protect Yourself from Phishing (pronounced: fishing) Scams

By Bryan Bardwell, Oxford’s Security and Privacy Officer Don't get hooked by crooks! Our latest blog post outlines several ways to avoid online scams. Even in the relative safety of our homes, the world can be a dangerous place. [...]

By | 2018-03-16T10:22:25+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Digital Security, Identity Theft, News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Protect Yourself from Phishing (pronounced: fishing) Scams

Why Go If My Loved One Can’t Remember My Visit?

When a loved one has Alzheimer's disease or dementia, behavioral changes that accompany these diseases can make visits difficult. Here are some helpful tips to help ease the discomfort and make the visits more pleasant.

By | 2016-05-11T10:23:39+00:00 May 11th, 2016|Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Caregivers, GeriJoy, Lifeline, Memory Care, Oxford Music Therapy|Comments Off on Why Go If My Loved One Can’t Remember My Visit?

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

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

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?