National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

In 1983 approximately 2 million Americans were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. In response to the growing number of people affected by Alzheimer’s, President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Today, over 5.4 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s Disease, often referred to as Alzheimer’s, is a neurological disease. Alzheimer’s causes […]

Vision Challenges as a Caregiver Has Long Lasting Impacts

Caregivers in La Grange, IL Melinda was 56 years old and was suddenly taking care of her aging mother. She came along rather late in her mother and father’s life and as her mother approached her 90s, her physical capabilities and health began to decline. Melinda was working a full-time job and taking care of […]

The Story of a Niece Caregiver in La Grange, IL

It was one of those frigid winter mornings when Alice got the call from her cousin. Her aunt Michelle had suffered a heart attack, they didn’t know her condition, and they would call and let her know the moment that they heard something. Alice had been relatively close to her aunt since her mother passed […]

Caregivers in La Grange, IL: Financial Tips for Family Members

Finances can be a big issue when it comes to the sandwich generation taking care of their family and then suddenly realizing they must pitch in and take care of their elderly parents as well. This isn’t always anticipated, but is happening more often. Sometimes it can be lack of adequate financial planning; other times […]