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How Health Care Reform Impacts Those With Disabilities

Since ACM Care was founded in 1999, we’ve worked with a variety of clients. Some are residents of Missouri or Illinois living with disabilities or a chronic illness, while others are senior citizens. A common concern for them and for... Read More

The Benefits of Journaling: Tips for Helping Missouri and Illinois Caregivers

Over the past decade, the use of alternative therapies to help manage chronic illnesses, stress and depression have gained more widespread acceptance. Art therapy, music therapy and pet therapy are now standard in many group homes and senior living communities.... Read More

5 Ways a Care Manager Can Help in a Nursing Home Community

When you have an aging loved one or family member with a disability in a Missouri or Illinois nursing home, developing effective ways to work with the staff might feel challenging. Nursing care facilities and senior housing communities often have... Read More

Benefits of Medicare Home Health for You

When a loved one with a disability is ready to transition from a Missouri or Illinois hospital back to their home, the social worker or discharge planner may refer them to a home health provider. If you haven’t utilized the... Read More

Coping with Unique Challenges During the Holidays

If your family is like most families, the holiday season means decorating your home, wrapping gifts and attending or hosting holiday parties. Festive lights and trimming the tree are often the start of the season. However, when a loved one... Read More

What does Medicare Open Enrollment Mean to Me?

The Medicare Open Enrollment period is here! If you are a caregiver for a loved one with a disability or an older adult, this is an important deadline of which to be aware. It is the one time of year... Read More

ACM Care Management SRT November and December 2014 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

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