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.
- 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 […]
- Oxford HealthCare’s 40th Anniversary October 24, 2014
Springfield, MO—It’s an event 40 years in the making! 2014 marks Oxford HealthCare’s 40th anniversary of bringing health care home to families across southwest Missouri. To commemorate this anniversary, the Springfield Chamber of Commerce will hold a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 6th at 11 a.m. at our office at 1550 East Sunshine. After the ribbon-cutting, […]
- Colorectal Cancer: Are You At Risk? October 23, 2014
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in America. The National Cancer Institute estimates nearly 97,000 people will be diagnosed with colon cancer and 40,000 with rectal cancer this year alone. The Institute also estimates that over 50,000 people will die from colon and rectal cancer this year as well.