Could Your Elderly Loved One Benefit From Seeing a Geriatrician?

Elder Care in Glenview IL   The relationship your loved one has with their family doctor is an important one.  Chances are, if your parent hasn’t moved, they have seen the same doctor for a number of years.  For your loved one, this is great because the doctor is able to get to know them and their needs.  But, as your parent ages, you may be wondering if seeing their family doctor is enough or if they need to see a doctor who ... Read more

A Peaceful Picnic in the Park

Caregiver in Wilmette IL Picnics are a classic leisure activity for many reasons. They are low impact, let us enjoy the beauty of the outdoors, give us a chance to move around, and typically involve delicious food. If you have never prepped a picnic basket before, here's how you should plan it out. The Essentials Your basket should always have a large sheet to cover the picnic table or spot on the lawn, a small bag for garbage collection, and a bit of bug ... Read more

Caregiver of the Month

Caregiver in Deerfield IL Huge congrats to Magdalena Capiral for receiving April employee of the month! Magdalena started working for Companion Services of America in March of 2013. Magdalena embodies what it means to be a superior caregiver, and is a role model for all her fellow workers. It is a pleasure to have Magdalena as part of our team!! If you or an aging loved one are considering caregiver services in Deerfield, IL, contact the caring staff at Companion Services of America today at (847) ... Read more

Arthritis Awareness Month

Senior Care in Lake Forest IL Feeling a bit of pain and stiffness, or having some "creaks" in their joints may seem like something that just comes along with aging. Your parent might even joke about being able to predict the weather with their stiff and achy joints. In the context of your senior care journey, however, it is important that you realize this pain and stiffness is not an inevitable part of aging and is not something that your parent just ... Read more

National Mani-Pedi Day

Home Care in Evanston IL Being on a home care journey with your elderly parent is a wonderful opportunity for you to spend extra quality time together. The time that you spend caring for her and fulfilling her needs helps to strengthen your relationship, enhance your bond, and create memories that you will cherish well after this care relationship comes to an end. While you likely have a routine when it comes to the care that you give your parent, occasionally shaking ... Read more
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