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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

7 Warning Signs an Older Adult May Need Help

We talk with adult children across Illinois and Missouri each week who are just beginning to recognize that something is wrong with an aging parent. They often tell us they aren’t really sure if the small changes they notice are... Read More

5 Top Tips to Prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment

Every autumn we begin receiving questions about Medicare open enrollment from the adult children we work with in Illinois and Missouri. Because many of them are not yet eligible for Medicare, they need advice on how to help their aging... Read More