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Does Your Brain Need a Personal Trainer?

Learning new things can give your brain a challenge. It is believed to be one of the best ways you can prevent or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. But if you are a busy caregiver, finding time to routinely... Read More

October is National Special Needs Law Month

Just as there are attorneys who specialize in elder care issues, there are others who are experts in the issues those living with special needs face. The field of special needs law is growing in response to the increasing number... Read More

In Search of Compassion

If you are a health care professional working in a long-term care facility or the family member of a loved one living in a nursing home, compassion is a critical part of helping people cope. However, understanding what people with... Read More

ACM Care Management October SRT meetings

Join us for the following SRT meetings this month. Feel free to invite a friend or interested colleague! Please read through for the interesting presenters that are planned. Please check the website for updates periodically. Feel free to email ACM... Read More

The Role Music Therapy Can Play in Stroke Recovery

If you are an Illinois or Missouri caregiver for a loved one recovering from the disabling effects of a stroke, this information will be of interest. Researchers have found that someone who has suffered a stroke that left them with... Read More

Shoo the Flu Tips for Illinois & Missouri Caregivers

One unwelcome visitor we can count on returning every fall is the flu bug. Missouri and Illinois caregivers may wonder whether a loved one with a disability should get the vaccine or not. There are many myths about the virus... Read More

Helping Families with Advance Care Planning

Most families probably agree that advance care planning is important. Knowing what a loved one’s wishes are in the event of a sudden accident or illness can help make a difficult situation a little less stressful. The problem is that... Read More

Laser Device Offers Hope for Parkinson’s Patients

In our work with families in Missouri and Illinois, we are finding an increasing number of people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). It has become the second most common type of neurodegenerative disorder in the U.S., whereas Alzheimer’s is the... Read More

Medicare and Social Security for People with Disabilities

If you are a caregiver for a loved one under the age of 65 who has a new disability, you might be feeling overwhelmed as you try to figure out how to manage their care. Just getting started with social... Read More

ACM Care management SRT meetings-September 2014

Join us for the following SRT meetings this month. Feel free to invite a friend or interested colleague! Please read through for the interesting presenters that are planned. Please check the website for updates periodically. Feel free to email ACM... Read More