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Shoo the Flu Tips for Illinois & Missouri Caregivers

One unwelcome visitor we can count on returning every fall is the flu bug. Missouri and Illinois caregivers may wonder whether a loved one with a disability should get the vaccine or not. There are many myths about the virus... Read More

Helping Families with Advance Care Planning

Most families probably agree that advance care planning is important. Knowing what a loved one’s wishes are in the event of a sudden accident or illness can help make a difficult situation a little less stressful. The problem is that... Read More

Laser Device Offers Hope for Parkinson’s Patients

In our work with families in Missouri and Illinois, we are finding an increasing number of people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD). It has become the second most common type of neurodegenerative disorder in the U.S., whereas Alzheimer’s is the... Read More

Medicare and Social Security for People with Disabilities

If you are a caregiver for a loved one under the age of 65 who has a new disability, you might be feeling overwhelmed as you try to figure out how to manage their care. Just getting started with social... Read More

ACM Care management SRT meetings-September 2014

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

Understanding the Difference between Home Care and Home Health Care

During our conversations with the family caregivers we work with in Missouri and Illinois, we are often asked if there is a difference between home care and home health care. It can be confusing to understand, especially since people mistakenly... Read More

Can Food Choices Affect Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s experts have been exploring the role diet plays in the development of the disease for many years. As clinical trials have evolved, more and more researchers are sharing what they believe are the foods that can help you prevent... Read More

Life Enrichment Programs in Congregate Housing

Older adults and those living with disabilities move to a congregate housing program for a variety of reasons. Sometimes the move is a necessity for health and safety reasons. Other times it is to help improve their opportunities for socialization... Read More

Keeping an Older Loved One’s Finances Safe: Advice for Missouri & Illinois Caregivers

The local news is full of stories about older adults or those living with disabilities, who have been the victim of a scam. Just as troubling as these stories are the statistics showing that 90% of senior financial abuse is... Read More

ACM CARE Management August 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