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Understanding Senior Housing Options
Navigating a major change in a loved one’s living situation can be stressful. It’s an emotional time, and with the sheer volume of options and details, it can become overwhelming very quickly. We’re here and ready to help. We spend thousands of hours each year pre-screening care and housing solutions, and we know your local communities from the inside out.
How CEU Educators Helped Healthcare Workers Remain Licensed Through the Pandemic
The pandemic threatened even the licensures of healthcare workers who were suddenly left unable to obtain their required Continuing Education Units (CEUs). That’s when two providers of CEU instruction, Katie Cochran and Jay Jones, recognized the problem and decided to do something about it. Read More
8 Mistakes Families Make When Looking For Senior Care
Searching for assisted living or residential care by yourself can be an eye-opening experience for... Read More
Tips on Improving Communication with your Parent's Medical Team
5 Tips on Improving Communication with your Parent's Medical Team Read More
Just in Time? The Decision to Move to Assisted Living
Mom and Dad planned ahead for assisted living and chose their own community - a rare story. Read More
When Home is a Vulnerable Place
By CarePatrol CarePatrol is committed to helping families stay safe, whether it be at home... Read More
6 Fall Prevention Methods Used by Senior Communities
One of the biggest challenges facing assisted living facilities is the prevention of falls. Falls... Read More
Good News for Older Adults: Frailty is Reversible
By CarePatrol Frailty develops over time, which allows people to accept the incremental changes... Read More
How to Prevent Falls in Your Aging Parent's Home
By CarePatrol of Overland Park-Topeka Did you know, according to the National Council on Aging,... Read More
Top 8 Mobility Tools for Older Adults
By CarePatrol No one can stop the time counter of life. We all are bound to grow old, and old... Read More
Family caregiving must adapt as life returns to normal
How a family caregiver can re-enter the physical workforce after the pandemic. Read More
What is Wandering?
If you’re caring for a senior or older adult suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia,... Read More
When is the Right Time for Memory Care?
We covered questions adult children ask when pursuing senior living options for a loved one with dementia, and how to field them. Read More
How Memory Care Communities Were Impacted by Covid
Amy Angelo of CarePatrol recently spoke with our partners at Arden Courts and Atria Senior Living in our Memory Care Fireside Chat. Read More
I've Got Dementia and These are my Family Rules
When Penny received her dementia diagnosis, she realized there may be a rough road ahead. The dementia journey can be challenging, and she immediately reached out to my CarePatrol office to put a plan in place for her future care needs. Penny had a unique self-awareness and ability to express herself. She was also aware of how others around her responded to her diagnosis. Our exchanges over the next few months were a fascinating insight into the early stages of dementia. Read More
The Benefits of a Caregiver Support Group
Being a family caregiver is incredibly rewarding. It’s also hard work. It can be overwhelming... Read More
Choosing Memory Care or Assisted Living
While the majority of older adults will eventually require long-term care, especially those with... Read More
‘I Care a Lot’ Reminds Us of the Need to Protect Older Loved Ones from Financial Abuse
By Becky Bongiovanni, Brand President of CarePatrol If you’re like me, you’ve had a... Read More
Honoring and Supporting Our Social Workers
March is National Social Work Month, and CarePatrol would like to take a moment to recognize the... Read More
Should Older Adults Use Pain Medications Before or After the Vaccine?
If you’re helping an older loved one find vaccination sites, you may have heard... Read More

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