Archive for June 2013

Results from the 2013 State of Illinois Alzheimer’s Disease Plan Survey

Have you ever wondered what the heck Illinois is doing to meet the needs of families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease? If so, you may find the results from this survey interesting. Administered by the Alzheimer’s Association’s Greater Illinois Chapter, it reveals that Illinois is indeed doing something about Alzheimer’s through the array of programs and... Read more »

Dance for Dementia on June 23

If you live in Chicagoland and are caring for someone with dementia or simply care about this cause (in which case, many thanks and blessings), you might want to check out this innovative social event and fundraiser. Dance for Dementia, coordinated by North Shore Dance Therapy in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association, strives to connect... Read more »

Legal Issues in Eldercare: Tips for Planning Ahead

When older relatives begin to need more assistance, we often think of practical, day-to-day matters first. How can we make sure that Dad’s medication is taken correctly? Can I take off work to get Mom to the doctor, or do we need to look into other transportation options? Is it okay to leave my spouse... Read more »