We all want to live life to the fullest. But when health issues start to interfere, what do you do? As a full service home care and hospice provider, we assist people of all ages to remain active and independent in their home. We provide as much, or as little, care as you need and are flexible to make changes as your loved one’s condition changes. Since 1974 we have developed more home care services and programs than any other agency in southwest and central Missouri. From round-the-clock care to short-term care, we offer a variety of home care services to meet your needs. Our staff is dedicated to developing one-on-one relationships with clients, helping them feel confident and comfortable in their own home. You can view the full list of the services we provide, or call one of our specially-trained Care Coordinators who will help you develop a plan tailored for you. Staying in control of your health is important. We have the solutions to help you achieve that goal.
- Coping with Holidays and Loss December 17, 2014
The holiday season is here, and for many people, this is an exciting season. But, if you have lost a loved one or friend, this season can be painful. The ache intensifies and the loneliness can quickly overwhelm you. Here are a few suggestions to help you make the most of the holiday season, along with helping you move forward.
- True or False? Dispelling the Myths of Alzheimer’s Disease November 28, 2014
With more Americans diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it’s important to understand the truth about the disease. Here are some of the top myths according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
- November is National Hospice Month November 20, 2014
Once again we celebrate a wonderful and caring option of care for patients who are facing end of life illness. Many people think hospice means a place to die. It is not. It is a specialized program and philosophy of health care to provide comfort for individuals approaching the end of life.
- Advice from a Caregiver – Embrace Humor November 13, 2014
In honor of National Caregiver Month, I want to encourage all caregivers to not forget one crucial thing—humor. You’ve heard the saying, “laughter is the best medicine” and I believe that saying to be true! I came to learn this important lesson while I was caring for my father.
- November is National Caregiver Month November 6, 2014
Recently I visited a caregiver whose wife had Alzheimer’s disease. When I asked him how he was coping with taking care of her, he responded with a loving smile “I don’t have to take care of her, I GET to.”
- Hope for the Holidays October 29, 2014
Holidays are intended to be a time of family togetherness, thankfulness and great joy. However, if you are grieving the loss of a loved one, the holidays can be a time of sadness and loneliness. That’s why Oxford HealthCare is offering a free workshop called “Hope for the Holidays” to help bring comfort and support […]