Care Resources

Information You Can Trust

In addition to providing top-rated medical and non-medical senior home care in St. Charles and the surrounding communities, Visiting Care Giving Services is proud to offer a variety of trustworthy educational resources for clients and their families. Our ever-expanding library of resources is just one of the many ways we’re helping family caregivers and their loved ones live safely and independently in the comfort of home.

Visiting Care Giving Services Blog

Access articles on a variety of topics, including caregiving concerns, chronic diseases and conditions such as Alzheimer’s, COPD, and MS, as well as general information about health, wellness, safety, exercise, and much more. Check back often to read our latest posts.

Family Room

A secure, online portal that enables designated family members to access information about the care of their loved one, the Family Room is the perfect platform for family members, regardless of location, to get up-to-date details on their loved one’s schedule, caregiving team, medications, invoices, and even specific tasks that were completed during a caregiver’s visit.

The Family Room is just one more way Visiting Care Giving Services demonstrates its commitment to customized care solutions and providing clients and their families with peace of mind.

Resource Library

Learn more about common health, safety and caregiving concerns from our ever-expanding resource library. Please click on a topic title below to view the resource and save the PDF to your computer, if you wish to do so.

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Local Senior Resources

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Aging Ahead: Nonprofit organization that supports the local senior community, including community fitness programs, legal services, and information on Medicare and Medicaid.

Meals on Wheels: Delivering nutritious meals and friendly safety checks to homebound seniors.

Missouri Area Agency on Aging: Providing information and advocacy to improve the lives of older Missourians.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services: Information on independent living, elder abuse, and care options.

St. Charles Senior Services: Resources and information on services available to seniors in St. Charles.

National Senior Resources

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Aging CareAgingcare.com enhances the lives of caregivers by creating an expansive community of support, easy access to scrutinized resources, cutting edge product information, and unique, original content to assist caregivers in making the most informed choices for the elderly.

Alzheimer’s AssociationA national network of chapters, it is the largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s and helping those affected by the disease.

American Heart Association: The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

American Stroke Association: The division of the American Heart Association that’s solely focused on reducing disability and death from stroke through research, education, fundraising and advocacy.

Caregiving: Information regarding caregiving for elderly.

Care Pathways: Created by RNs to provide seniors and caregivers quality information, products and services.

Care Resources: Provides assistance in accessing appropriate and affordable resources in order to maintain an individual’s independence, dignity and peace of mind.

Family Caregiver Alliance: A public voice for caregivers, it is the first community-based nonprofit organization in the country to address the needs of families and friends providing long-term care at home.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Provides information on neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s, recent discoveries, and information about signing up for clinical research trials.

National Senior Citizen’s Law Center: Advocates nationwide to promote the independence and well-being of low-income elderly individuals, as well as persons with disabilities, with particular emphasis on women and racial and ethnic minorities.

Parkinson’s Disease Foundation: The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education, and public advocacy. PDF works to fund promising scientific research and supporting people with Parkinson’s, their families and caregivers through educational programs and support services.

RedFin: A resource for determining the market value of your home.

Seniorlaw: Access information about Elder Law, Medicare, Medicaid, estate planning, trusts and the rights of the elderly and disabled.

To learn more about our professional medical and non-medical care, and to learn how we can help you thrive in the comfort and safety of home, give us a call today at (636) 493-9058.