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Preparing for a Health Emergency

Preparing for a Health Emergency

As a family caregiver, you know that your life and your loved one’s life can be thrown into absolute chaos if the care recipient requires hospitalization or a visit to the emergency room. Recent studies...
KCUR Interview with Pam Seymour

KCUR Interview with Pam Seymour

An important role for Shepherd’s Center Central is educating the community about aging issues.  Shepherd’s Center Central Executive Director, Pamela Seymour took some time to speak with Alex...
Without Regrets

Without Regrets

In Without Regrets, Helen Emmott, RN shares both heartfelt stories and lessons learned that help anyone needing to guide loved ones through frailty and illness and ultimately death. Six Lessons for Living...
Organized? Checklist for Caregivers

Organized? Checklist for Caregivers

Do you care for an older adult and sometimes wonder if all that information–financial, personal, medical, and insurance related details–is really necessary?  Have you postponed organizing the...
Workplace Juggle

Workplace Juggle

Did you know that approximately 1 out of every 6 employees is involved in some level of family caregiving?   The responsibilities of handling a full or part-time job while attending to the needs of...
Happy 65th Birthday

Happy 65th Birthday

Turning 65?  You’re in good company. For the next 18 years, 10,000 people a day will turn 65.  Kansas City will be in the bull’s-eye of this unprecedented demographic shift.  Just under 200,000...
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