Seniors Home Care
504 Marshall Avenue
Webster Groves, MO 63119
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Hours of Operation24 hours a day, 7 days per week
Seniors Home Care (SHC), a privately owned company operated by a Registered Nurse, offers senior services and senior home care in the St. Louis area. Providing professional and compassionate elder care since 1987 including complete personal and household services that allow seniors to maintain their dignity and independence, wherever they call home.
Established in 1987.
In 1987, Kit Whittington was serving as the primary caregiver for her grandmother, who had been diagnosed with cancer. Kit was the only family member available to help care for her grandmother. Because Kit worked full time, serving as the primary caregiver grew increasingly difficult both physically and emotionally. Kit knew this was unhealthy and unsustainable in the long term.
After scouring ads in papers, yellow pages and magazines, Kit finally found someone she thought was trustworthy enough to care for her grandmother. The woman had advertised herself as a caregiver and was an independent contractor. Over the next few months, there were many tough moments and they ultimately proved unbearable.
Kit's own feelings of helplessness and guilt with the situation fueled her to find a better way of caring for her grandmother. Now, 24 years later Kit continues to remind her staff of the personal struggles she and other families face with end of life decisions.