Our Services

Did you know the average American spends

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hours each year waiting on hold
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Data from Use Institute; Food Marketing Institute; Bureau of Labor Statistics; USDA; Live Science; Statista

Isn’t there another way you’d rather spend 700 hours?

Here’s how we do it!

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Home Organization

Are you always searching for something you’ve misplaced? You may need a professional to organize your closet, kitchen, pantry, storage room or garage. We love organizing!

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Home Management

From planting small gardens and flower pots to changing light bulbs, we’ve got you covered.

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Holiday Preparations

No matter what the holiday, we can assist you. For example, we can help with shopping or ordering, gift wrapping, addressing and mailing cards or invitations, home decorating, party planning and preparation. Check with us for all holiday promotions and packages.

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Errands & Shopping

Grocery shopping, dry cleaning drop off/pickup, return/exchange items to stores, post office runs, personalized gift shopping, prescription pick-ups, and more.

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Wait Service

Wait Service for repairmen and deliveries. Need someone to be there for the cable guy or the delivery of the new dishwasher?

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Vehicle Wait Services

How about taking the car in for maintenance, oil changes, or having tires rotated?

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Home Watch

Absentee Home Watch. Get away from it all and don’t worry about a thing. We will coordinate necessary emergency exterior and interior maintenance, do security checks, water your plants, feed the goldfish, bring in package deliveries and mail. We will even restock your refrigerator with supplies for your return – just leave us a list.

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Home Hospitality

You still want to be the hub of your family and friends, but need assistance in hosting gatherings?  Our personal assistants help you with those gatherings.

 

 

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Transportation

Life isn’t just about medical appointments!  We can take you shopping, to concerts, plays or anywhere else you want to go. We’ll take care of the details – all you need to do is pick your adventure!  Sunflower Family Concierge has several resources to help you find the intellectual stimulation and enrichment you’re looking for.

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Wellness Checks

If an adult child lives out of the area and needs someone to stop by periodically and see how mom and dad are doing, give us a call. We do that regularly for both local and remote adult children.

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Companionship at Home & Social Events

Just need someone to visit with and have a cup of coffee, discuss current events, play a game of checkers or cribbage, do a book review? You name it and we can fill the bill.

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Notary Public

Yes, we even have a mobile Kansas-certified Notary Public that will come to your residence when documents need to be notarized – at your convenience.

Let Us Know How We Can Be There For You Today!

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GENERAL ERRANDS & SHOPPING

  • Personalized Grocery Shopping. In addition to regular delivery of your go to groceries, we’ll:  
    • Organize and tidy up refrigerator
    • Organize pantry
    • Check expiration dates
  • Assist you with online purchases and price comparisons.
  • Dry cleaning drop off/pick up & delivery
  • Deliver shoes and/or clothing for mending
  • Prescription pick up
  • Personal shopping 
  • Returns/Exchanges
  • Gift shopping and wrapping
  • Deliver shoes and/or clothing for mending
  • Pick up items from the hardware store
  • Drop off donations to Good Will, Salvation Army, etc.
  • Return library books. Pick up new library books
  • Mail items via USPS, FedEx, UPS 

Transportation- new summer 2023

  • Sunflower Family Concierge is now able to offer our clients customized transportation. We are very excited to be offering this new service!  If you are mobile, with or without a cane, and do well with a walker, you’re a candidate for this service.
  • The benefits of this are many. With transportation available to you 5 days a week, you have more freedomFreedom to schedule your appointments without fear of having no transportation.  Freedom to get involved in events taking place in Lawrence.
  • We work around YOUR schedule.  While we realize you can’t plan for an emergency, we ask that you give us as much lead time as possible.
  • The concierge will come to your home or apartment and help you gather your needs for the outing or appointments you have scheduled.
  • We will assist you into your appointment and remain with you (or we can drop you off and return when you’re ready to go back home).

PREPARING TO DOWNSIZE (or just declutter)

  • Assistance with packing- we’ll help you with decisions like what to keep, what to sell and what to give away. For this service, we work with experienced organizers and moving companies. 
  • We’ll deliver items for give away to the charitable organization of your choice. 
  • Assistance with unpacking- we’ll organize what you’ve brought with you into your new home. We’ll hang clothes, organize drawers, hang pictures and help with establishing technology. 

If you’re just decluttering, we can help you:

  • Organize drawers, cabinets and pantries
  • Organize specific rooms. For larger projects we coordinate with professional organizers. 

WAIT SERVICE for deliveries & vendors

  • Wait for deliveries, repairmen and service vendors. We’ll be there while you take care of more important things. 
  • Some examples:
    • Wait for landscapers
    • Wait for the phone or other utility company
    • Wait for appliance or furniture deliveries
    • Accept packages that require a signature
    • Wait for contractors, plumbers or other repairmen and remain in your home until the complete the job if you prefer

HOME HOSPITALITY SERVICES

  • One of our favorite things to do is plan parties.  We can help you prepare for family suppers, holidays or small gatherings (book clubs, bridge games for example).
    • Assist in planning and sending out invitations, either by email or regular mail
    • Coordinate catering services and/or food and drink delivery
    • Pick up and deliver supplies for event (flowers, food, beverages, etc.)
    • Coordinate table settings
    • Quietly restore your dining area after the meal while you have dessert and drinks with your guests
    • Attend to the needs of out-of-town guests

HOME MANAGEMENT

  • Filing – both digital and paper; assistance with paying bills
  • Technology assistance – smart TV’s, iPhone, computers
  • Assistance with calendaring and reminding you of appointments you’ve made
  • Do laundry and bedding. Fold/put away clothing items; remake bed.
  • Pick up flowers and plants at local garden shops; create flowering pots for spring, summer and fall.  

HOLIDAY PREPARATION

Let’s face it!  Holiday preparation is overwhelming at any age.  It takes a village to prepare and host.  We offer a few ways to help you retain your traditions and still enjoy the holiday.

  • Decorating
  • Buying cards, addressing and mailing
  • Buying gifts, wrapping and mailing
  • Referrals to professional decorators that specialize in holiday events

COMPANIONSHIP & wellness checks

  • Not feeling well? We will send a friendly companion to keep you company and provide any of our listed services
  • We’ll remind you to eat regularly (and gently nag you about healthy eating choices.) 
  • Be a friend. Sunflower Family Concierge enjoys becoming friends with our clients. We always take time for conversations. 

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Many clients ask for services involving managing their homes while they’re away.  It may be a short business trip or a longer vacation, maybe even a hospital stay.

  • We will pick up your mail
  • Bring Amazon deliveries in from the porch
  • Make sure outside watering systems are working properly
  • Water potted plants inside and out
  • Notify you if there appears to be an emergency inside or outside
  • Coordinate repairs in an emergency situation
  • Restock the refrigerator with supplies for your return

VEHICLE WAIT SERVICES

  • Take a car for motor vehicle inspections
  • Take car for washing/detailing
  • Wait for tires to be rotated or replaced
  • Wait for oil change
  • Wait for other maintenance and repairs
  • Take car for estimates when repairs are needed

NOTARY PUBLIC SERVICE

  • We have a Kansas Notary Public who is available to come to your home when you have documents requiring notarization.

Resources

Ask us for these on almost any topic. Whether you’re looking out for yourself or are the family member making most of the decisions for your loved one and need a resource, for anything,  we will most likely have a recommendation.