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Dementia Rates Dropping in Some Countries

As part of our commitment to helping educate caregivers in Illinois and Missouri, we pay close attention to Alzheimer’s research and treatment trials. Two newer studies that we have been following offer hope that dementia rates are dropping in some... Read More

Can a Glass of OJ Help Older Adults and Those with a Disability Sleep Better?

Over the past few years researchers have linked a lack of sleep to a variety of health problems ranging from an irregular heartbeat to strokes, high blood pressure and diabetes. For many seniors and for those living with a disability,... Read More

Winter Safety: Advice for Caregivers in Illinois and Missouri

Like it or not, winter is here. If you are a caregiver for an adult living with a disability or for an aging loved one, it is time to help them prepare.  The care management team from ACM Care offers... Read More

Understanding Senior Care Legal Terminology

If an aging loved one or a family member living with a disability has recently been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, families often begin to consider what legal and financial planning they need to do to prepare for the... Read More

Holiday Success When a Loved One Lives with Alzheimer’s Disease

The holiday season can present unique challenges for caregivers when a loved one lives with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. Decking the halls is a tradition most families in Missouri and Illinois look forward to every year. But holiday... Read More

February 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

Communication When a Loved One Lives with Alzheimer’s Disease

For adult children caring for an aging parent who lives with Alzheimer’s disease, one common challenge is understanding how to best communicate with them. Their disease often makes it difficult to have a conversation, especially if their verbal skills are... Read More

Communicating Concerns with the Staff at Nursing Home

Having a loved one in a nursing home can be tough on families. Because staff members at skilled nursing facilities often juggle many areas of responsibility, it can make it difficult to get your concerns addressed in a timely manner.... Read More

In-Home Safety Checklist for Seniors in IL & MO

Caregivers in Illinois and Missouri that we talk with each week often express their concern for a loved one living at home alone. While they don’t want to prevent them from remaining independent and in their own home, they also... Read More

5 Ways to Dodge the Flu Virus this Flu Season

Amidst the beauty of a Missouri and Illinois Fall it lurks. The virus that can have deadly consequences for our seniors. Yes, flu season is almost here again. While experts predict the virus will peak in January or February, the... Read More