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7 Ways to Stay Hydrated in the Summer Heat

Caregivers for a family member living with a disability or an aging parent know the summer heat in Illinois and Missouri can present greater health risks for their loved one. That increased risk can be blamed on a variety of... Read More

Transitioning Home Without Worry

So, how many of us find ourselves in a living situation that we are not sure we really need to be in?  Are you thinking that with a little help, you could negotiate getting to a more independent environment or... Read More

Technology to Help with Medication Management

Mistakes managing medication send 770,000 people to the emergency room every year, according to the Institute of Medicine. For caregivers of an aging loved one or someone living with a disability, finding ways to help them safely track and administer... Read More

ACM Care Management June 2014 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

Are You Suffering from Caregiver Overload?

Tips to Help Missouri and Illinois Caregivers Recognize the Warning Signs The sandwich generation is a term coined to explain the situation many adult children find themselves in. They have children living at home, a busy career, and a senior... Read More

The Health Benefits of Volunteering

For people living with a disability or older adults who live alone, maintaining a feeling of connectedness with the community is important. It helps prevent feelings of loneliness, isolation and depression. One way to help stay connected is through volunteer... Read More

5 Tips to Dementia Proof Your Home

If a loved one who lives with dementia will be staying with you, creating a safe environment is important. These quick tips will help you evaluate your risks and create a safer home.... Read More

What is a Resident Care Conference?

If you have a loved one with a disability or an older parent who has recently moved to a care community, this term may be new for you. Care conferences are a routine event for all types of providers ranging... Read More

5 Tips for Finding the Right Assisted Living Community

A transition to a senior living community often begins at the urging of an adult child. When we are first starting to help families explore senior care options for an aging parent one question that routinely comes is whether they... Read More

May 2014 ACM Care Management 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