Here’s Why Your Mom and Dad Need Different Care Plans, Even When They Live Together

You're providing some of the care your parents need. To save time, you've created a one-size-fits-all plan to hopefully cover most of what they need. A single approach rarely works well. One party ends up missing out on some of the home care they require. Here's what you need to do. Look at the Strengths and Weaknesses of Both Parties. Activities of daily living are the things that you must do each day for your mental and physical well being. The common activities ... Read more

Annual Easter Seal’s Golf Outing at the Grand Geneva Resort

Steve and I attended the annual Easter Seal’s Golf Outing at the Grand Geneva Resort last weekend. This annual fundraising event raised money for Children with Autism. The money raised, helps fund therapeutic schools and supplies needed for these children. This funding supports the many programs in the Chicagoland area. Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago serves nearly 30,000 clients with disabilities and special needs. Read more

Companion Services of America was a Vendor at Lake Forest Hospital

I was a vendor today at the Lake Forest Hospital.  Lake Forest Hospital is a community based hospital in Lake Forest, IL. It was established in 1899 and has 201 beds.  The services available at the hospital are inpatient and outpatient services, maternity and breast care services at the women’s center, a health and fitness center, and a nursing care facility. There were several companies in attendance today.  I enjoyed meeting with the other vendors from rehabilitation facilities, hospice companies, and mobility ... Read more

Get in the Habit: 4 Healthy Habits to Consider for Senior Care

Des Plaines, IL - Get in the Habit: 4 Healthy Habits to Consider for Senior Care Even though we are now in the month of February, don’t think that it is too late to make a commitment to your health and well-being. Whether you rely on some form of senior care or not, the following are some healthy habits you should consider working on in the new year. 1.      Get Organized. You will be surprised by how much better you will feel when you ... Read more

Easter Seals Gala in Chicago

Jamie and I attended the Easter Seals Gala at the Marriott Hotel in Chicago.  Easter Seals supports over 30,000 families in the Chicagoland community empowering individuals with Autism and other disabilities.  See attached pictures with the board of directors and the MC for the evening, Zoraida Sambolin, the NBC morning anchor.  She has been a great friend of Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago.   Read more
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