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Movies, Memory and a Program Coming to a Theater Near You

posted by Ted Ryan on August 14, 2014

The AMC Creve Coeur 12 Theater is hosting a movie series with St. Louis seniors in mind. Every Monday in September, the Silver Screen Series will highlight films that explore positive aging themes.Read More…

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SHC’s Top 6 Summer Tips for St. Louis Seniors

posted by Ted Ryan on July 29, 2014

The unusually mild weather makes it hard to believe that summer’s over halfway through. We’ve gathered some of our favorite posts to help you enjoy the rest of the season – whether it’s pleasant outdoor walking weather or a good day to stay inside and enjoy the A/C.
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Come One Come All - The St. Louis Prime Times Senior Expo

posted by Ted Ryan on July 22, 2014

SHC is excited to join more than 65 other St. Louis area vendors at the resource fair for older adults – so make sure to stop by our booth and say hello to Ryan and Nurse Liz!Read More…

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Shhh…A Great Library Service Few People Know About

posted by Ted Ryan on July 16, 2014

You’ve reached your golden years. Nine to five days and time raising children have long passed. Perhaps early retirement was spent traveling and pursuing lifelong dreams. Now is the time to enjoy simpler pleasures – being with family, reading a favorite book or watching a classic movie.
Many St. Louis libraries are taking measures to make their catalog available to seniors who are no longer able to visit them.Read More…

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Visits with Murray

posted by Ted Ryan on June 30, 2014

It wasn’t until recently that my view of senior living facilities started to change. For many years, the mention of a facility would conjure childhood memories of visiting bleak settings where loved ones spent their final years.Read More…

Seniors Home Care Blog | St. Louis Home Care

$300,000 - The Unseen Costs of Family Caregiving

posted by Ted Ryan on June 17, 2014

Nearly 10 million adults over the age of 50 care for an aging parent. It is often an assumed duty for adult children. Some wish, or feel obligated, to repay a parent for their years of care and upbringing. Others believe it is more cost effective for a family member to provide care.Read More…

Seniors Home Care Blog | St. Louis Home Care

Free Public Shred Day: A Quick Save vs. Shred Guide

posted by Ted Ryan on June 05, 2014

Saturday, June 21, SHC is hosting a free community shred day (3 box limit) from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Avery School parking lot located on Marshall Avenue, just three doors up from our office (at 504 Marshall Avenue).Read More…

Seniors Home Care Blog | St. Louis Home Care

SHC Continues to Race for the Cure

posted by Ted Ryan on May 22, 2014

June 14 will mark the 16th Annual Susan G. Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure®. At Seniors Home Care, we’re proud to walk as a team for our third consecutive year and join tens of thousands of fellow participants on a mission to save lives and end breast cancer.Read More…

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National Stroke Awareness Month - Act FAST

posted by Ted Ryan on May 14, 2014

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Considering that approximately 795,000 strokes – one every 40 seconds – are expected to occur this year, it’s not surprising that we care for a lot of stroke victims at SHC. Stroke is a leading cause of death and long-term adult disability in the United States.Read More…

Seniors Home Care Blog | St. Louis Home Care

National Nurses Week - A Salute to Our Superheroes in Scrubs

posted by Ted Ryan on May 06, 2014

Every year from May 6 to May 12 we celebrate National Nurses Week, in honor of Florence Nightingale (born on May 12), who is widely regarded as the founder of modern nursing.
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