Dec 11, 2018, 3:56 PM
Naturally, as we age, we change both mentally and physically. These changes can present challenges that affect day-to-day life. This doesn’t mean you’re unable to live alone or unable to preform a majority of your daily tasks. It just means that particular everyday functions may become harder to accomplish and present more risks for falls or other injuries.
Oct 25, 2018, 10:11 AM
October 21st-27th is Pastoral Care (also known as spiritual care) Week 2018. The purpose of this week is to bring awareness to pastoral care and all of the benefits it’s caregivers bring to the people they serve. We would like to thank those working in pastoral care for the differences they make in the lives of those they serve!
Oct 12, 2018, 8:49 AM
Thursday, October 18, Kore Cares will be holding the second community education event of the Fall series. Haley Samuelson will be presenting “Introduction to Crucial Conversations for Caregivers”. Professional and Family Caregivers, Home Health Aides, Certified Nursing Assistants, and Direct Support Professionals can learn effective techniques for having difficult conversations.
Oct 5, 2018, 8:21 AM
There are many definitions for care management, but to put it quite simply- it is assistance with coordination of services related to a person’s overall wellbeing. A care manager can help individuals identify paths to improving one’s health and assist them in achieving their health care goals.
Sep 13, 2018, 11:13 AM
Kore Cares is introducing an education series coming this fall! Check out our upcoming events and RSVP before seating fills up!
Aug 3, 2018, 3:07 PM
Do you ever wonder what it is like to be a caregiver? Here is some insight from a Kore Cares caregiver, Allison.
Jul 27, 2018, 9:41 AM
People are often asking what kinds of services we offer at Kore Cares. We can list our services, but people who are unfamiliar with home care are often still left wondering exactly what it is they need and for how long or how often they need it. We hope that providing scenarios in this blog post as well as previous blogs will help answer your questions. Our services are customizable to each individual. No client is the same and we don’t expect their needs to be either. No matter what it is, even if it doesn’t end up being our services you need, we are here to assist in any way possible. Check out some examples of client scenarios below!
Jul 16, 2018, 10:53 AM
Long term care can be home care, hospice, assisted living, nursing homes, etc. These services and facilities are designed to assist individuals with both short term needs related to recovering from an illness or injury as well as providing long term care.. How are these services paid for? We put together a few options to help guide the process.
Jun 29, 2018, 10:13 AM
If you’ve ever purchased home medical supplies for yourself or a loved one, you know how much of a help this equipment is. You also know how expensive it can be. If you have wheelchairs, lifts, etc. that are not being used anymore here are a few options on how you can sell or donate the items to others in need.
Jun 18, 2018, 1:34 PM
At AseraCare Hospice’s “Butterfly to Remember” event, people from the Sioux Falls community gathered to eat, enjoy live music, listen to speakers talk about loss and acceptance, and honor loved ones lost by releasing a butterfly in honor of them. This year, Tracy Vik gave a testimonial on loss, the different stages in life that it can occur, and finding peace afterwards. As a member of a large family, principal of an elementary school, and volunteer in countless community events, Tracy has experienced many different scenarios of loss, healing, acceptance, and lessons learned. Here are some of the stories she shared: