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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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

Fall Prevention: Simple Tips To Prevent Falls

By Jan Untz, RN, BSN, Oxford Orthopedic Coordinator Falls can put you at risk of serious injury. Fall prevention may not seem like a lively topic, but it is quite important. Physical changes and health concerns—and sometimes the medications used [...]

By | 2018-03-16T10:22:28+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Safety and Wellness|Comments Off on Fall Prevention: Simple Tips To Prevent Falls

Your Heart Needs TLC Year-Round

According to the Centers for Disease Control, cardiovascular disease (CVD)—including heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure—is the number one killer of women and men in the United States. However, many CVD deaths could have been prevented through healthier habits and managing risk factors.

By | 2016-02-29T08:24:09+00:00 February 29th, 2016|News, Safety and Wellness|Comments Off on Your Heart Needs TLC Year-Round

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

Can I Keep My Promise? A Caregiver Dilemma.

A caregiver of a loved one who has Alzheimer’s or a related dementia often faces the dilemma of desperately wanting to keep his or her loved one at home, but struggling with providing the care and support needed. Often, promises made become impossible to keep.

By | 2015-04-22T16:00:40+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Caregivers, Caregiving, Home Care, Safety and Wellness|Comments Off on Can I Keep My Promise? A Caregiver Dilemma.