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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Cost of Home Care in Illinois and Missouri

If you are a caregiver in Illinois or Missouri struggling to help a loved one living with a disability maintain their independence, in-home care may be a cost-effective way to help support their needs. Home care agencies can provide assistance […]

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Respite Options for Caregivers in Missouri and Illinois

During spring and summer family caregivers often hope to take a vacation to enjoy spending time with their own children. Knowing what to do for a loved one with a disability or an older parent they provide care for while […]

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