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  • Keeping Senior Homes Safe During COVID-19 Pandemic
    Homewatch CareGivers

    As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to loom across the Chicagoland area, it is imperative that seniors remain in their homes as much as possible. Homewatch CareGivers Northshore recognizes that our clients are at the most risk with the virus and so we ...

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  • 5 Keys to Fall Prevention
    Homewatch CareGivers

    The risk of a fall is different for each person whether they live in downtown Chicago, The Gold Coast, DePaul or Lincoln Park—it can either be physical or environmental. It is important to bring awareness to fall prevention and encourage people to take ...

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  • The Chicago Way to Help Manage Parkinson’s Symptoms
    Parkinson’s Symptoms

    According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, nearly 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s every year. Parkinson’s disease is a neurological disorder that affects motor skills. Our nervous system serves as the communication center, helping to make ...

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  • Caring for Dementia in Chicago
    Dementia

    When you are living in Chicago, Dementia can be overwhelming not only for those diagnosed with it, but also for their caregivers and loved ones. So, it’s very important for those dealing with the disease in the Chicago area should understand what dementia ...

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  • Determining What Long-Term Care Insurance Will Cover
    Long Term Care Options

    It may come as a surprise to many people that health or medical insurance often do not cover in-home care services, even when those services are ordered by a physician or required when discharged from a hospital. Research has shown that nearly 70% of ...

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  • Misdiagnosing Alzheimer's
    Dementia

    Talk to Your Health Care Provider When Alzheimer's Becomes a Concern According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are many who go undiagnosed, believing that the ...

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  • Caregiving: Beginning to End
    Coping and Caregiving

    The Emotional Toll of Caregiving Caregiving for a loved one can provide a real sense of purpose but can also be very exhausting and stressful. The Hospice Foundation of America conducted a study and found that caring for a loved one during a ...

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