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St. Louis’ Premier Home Care Company

Welcome to Continuum! We understand that entrusting your loved one to a home caregiver is a difficult decision, and we hope you can stay a few moments to explore our website and learn why Continuum is consistently the top choice for in-home care and eldercare planning in St. Louis and St. Charles, MO. Care for Life begins here! Call (314) 863-9912 to get started today.

What Makes Us Different?

  • A 5-Person Care Team is assigned to every client in order to ensure proper assessment and oversight, at no additional cost.
  • We use degreed professionals to provide an initial free home consultation, develop a personalized plan of care, and perform frequent client supervisory visits.
  • We guarantee services by having staff on call 24/7 to make sure our clients get the care they need and desire.
  • We have an extensive hiring process using all possible background checks.
  • We thoroughly train our employees and provide specific training based on the individual needs of each client.

From The Continuum Blog

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Is There a Link Between Anxiety Drugs and Alzheimer’s?

According to a study published in 2004, chronic insomnia and related anxiety are more common among the elderly than the general population. Individuals with anxiety and chronic insomnia know what it is like to feel miserable on a daily basis. That is why many people who suffer from these conditions seek help from their doctors who often prescribe sedatives, including drugs known as benzodiazepines (Ativan, Xanax, Valium, and Klonopin). However, more and more research is emerging that indicates that long-term use of these drugs can be dangerous. Doctors and health organizations note that […]

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Are Artificial Sweeteners Creating Rather Than Reducing the Risk of Diabetes?

A recent study suggests that artificial sweeteners may be doing more harm than good for persons at risk for Type 2 diabetes. When it comes to artificial sweeteners, there has been a long running debate as to whether they are helpful or might cause harm. Many dieters and diabetics purchase these zero calorie beverages and snacks to avoid weight gain and spikes in blood sugar levels, but could they be promoting the opposite? A new study evaluating the effects of artificial sweeteners suggests they may actually lead to the development of diabetes and […]

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How Can Home Care Affect the Emotional Life of Alzheimer’s Patients?

To quote the late Maya Angelou, “People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” Truer words were never spoken. A new study from the University of Iowa shows that caregivers have a profound influence on those who often cannot remember them or their actions – Alzheimer’s patients. According to the study, published in the September 2014 issue of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, when Alzheimer’s patients were shown clips of sad and happy movies, they sustained states of sadness or […]