Our conference will feature Resource Shopping (AKA Vendors) so that family caregivers who attend the event can learn about goods and services, programs, and resources in the community that can help them meet their needs as they are caring for a loved one.
Meet the Resource Vendors appearing at The Heartland Caregiving Conference
AARP Kansas City
Caregiving is in AARP’s DNA. AARP supports family caregivers and their loved ones both directly, through programs and online resources, and more indirectly, through state and federal advocacy.
Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) | Aging & Adult Services
Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) is the Area Agency on Aging for Jackson, Clay, Platte, Ray, and Cass Counties in MO. MARC offers a wide range of beneficial programs to help older adults and caregivers live their best lives. From home safety modifications to evidence-based workshops, advocacy, and access to community resources, our professional team is available to maximize your health and wellbeing on the aging journey.
Heart of America Alzheimer’s Association
Educations and awareness programs for those caring for someone living with Dementias/Alzheimer’s, as well as resources and support.
Steadii cares for caregivers while they care for their loved ones. We offer personalized, one-on-one support with a caregiver advocate who is trained in supporting the mental and emotional health of Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers.
Caring Transitions Lee’s Summit
Caring Transitions helps senior adults downsize, move and liquidate their belongings.
At ArchWell Health, we help our members lead healthier lives through superior senior primary care and stronger patient-to-doctor relationships. As your primary care provider, we handle the majority of your healthcare directly. From routine wellness checks to lab work to acute care when you’re feeling sick, you can count on your care team to be there when you need them. We also offer on-site referrals to licensed social workers and cardiology telehealth. And when your provider feels you would benefit from someone with additional expertise, we’ll refer you to a specialist to make sure you’re getting the best care available. Also, we have an activity center with a calendar jam-packed full of fun activities such as exercise classes, crafts, games, etc. to have fun and meet new people!
Lifescape Law & Development, LLC
Lifescape Law & Development is a holistic, multidisciplinary Life Care Planning Law Firm, and practices exclusively in the areas of Life Care Planning, Estate Planning, Special Needs, and Elder Law. As a Life Care Planning Law Firm, our services include care coordination, healthcare advocacy services, estate planning, elder law, crisis planning, asset protection, public and private benefits, and personal and health & wellness coaching serving older adults, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families. The Lifescape team of experienced attorneys, care advocates and professionals provide personalized guidance, education, and support to protect clients, help them remain independent for as long as possible, and ensure they receive the best care and services that support and enhance their quality of life.
Southern Comfort Activities
Our patent pending, reusable, felt puzzle books provide a relaxing activity that contributes to the quality of life and sense of accomplishment for those with Alzheimer’s, dementia, Parkinson’s, stroke recovery, elderly, etc. Pieces are easy to handle and can be repositioned over and over again by individuals with tremors, dexterity or cognitive challenges.
CarePatrol of KCMO
CarePatrol is a senior placement service. CarePatrol offers a free service to help seniors and their families find safe and appropriate senior living options. At CarePatrol we wholeheartedly support anyone choosing to care for their elder loved one through educational emails and podcasts. For many, if not most seniors, remaining at home is the preferred option. However, caregiving can become overwhelming especially since it typically becomes harder to do over time. Our free service is available to help families understand their options so that they can make a more informed decision. Our consultative approach helps minimize the stress of making a major decision.
Paths Law Firm
Our elder law attorney in Kansas City has more than 25 years of focusing solely on issues common to seniors and their families. This includes planning for the inevitable with Wills & Trusts, or planning for the unforeseen with Powers of Attorney, Guardianships, and Medicaid or VA benefits.
Our caring staff listens to your situation and concerns, then explains your options with a timeline for completion. Our goal is to provide each client with security in legally planning for the inevitable and unforeseen regarding their passing and long-term care needs. Their firm features legal experts focusing on Wills, Trusts, Medicaid, Guardianships, and Asset Protection for Seniors and Veterans.
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