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Helping a Senior Loved One Successfully Transition to Assisted Living

When a parent or other senior loved one is preparing to move to an assisted living community, they will likely feel a little anxious and uncertain. Giving up their home and moving to a new one later in life isn’t... Read More

Talking with an Aging Parent About Home Care Services

If you are an adult child struggling to assist an aging parent with the activities of daily life, it might be time to consider professional in-home care. Professional in-home care is one of the best ways for helping seniors safely... Read More

ACM Care Management March 2015 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... Read More

Financial Fitness for Seniors in Missouri and Illinois

Planning for late life care isn’t something most people want to think about, but it is an important part of successful aging. It is your way of expressing your wishes for how you want to live the remainder of your... Read More

The Impact of Isolation on Seniors in Missouri and Illinois

For many years experts have cited isolation as a cause of depression among older adults. In recent years, however, isolation has been linked to everything from earlier mortality to both obesity and malnutrition. If you are an adult child of... Read More

Obstacles to Long-Distance Caregiving

When an aging parent lives in one state and you live in another, caregiving can be even more challenging than usual. Not being able to see for yourself how your senior loved one is doing makes it more difficult to... Read More

Wandering and Aggression: Reasons More Men are Moving to Assisted Living

A recent study published late last fall revealed interesting information on the trends in new residents moving to a memory care assisted living community. While more women than men are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease every year, men are outpacing the... Read More

Helping a Senior Loved One Prepare for a Move

If you are preparing an aging loved one for a move to a senior living community, the logistics of it all may feel a bit overwhelming. Trying to determine the right type of care community for your aging parent is... Read More

February 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

Winter Storm Preparedness for Older Adults

In the past, we’ve shared information on our blog about helping a senior loved one prepare for winter. We covered tips that ranged from home heating safety to getting the car winterized. This year, we wanted to take time to... Read More