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The Chicago Lighthouse Vision Rehabilitation Center in Glenview, 222 Waukegan Road. (Jeff Danna, Tribune reporter)

Chicago mainstay for visually impaired shines light on suburbs

A century-old Chicago institution for people with visual impairments has made Glenview its second home. The Chicago Lighthouse officially opened the doors of its first … Read more ›

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Having those difficult conversations: What to do and what not do, when managing someone else's finances

What to do, and Not do, When ManagingSomeone Else’s FinancesThomas A. Pasquesi, J.D.Tuesday, November 15, 6:00 – 7:30p.m.City HallCouncil Chambers – 2nd Floor220 East Deerpath, … Read more ›

UPDATE: County Board agrees to turn management of Winchester House over to private firm

The Lake County Board this week agreed to turn over management of its residence for seniors to a private company. The draft contract with Minnesota-based … Read more ›

Finance officials approve Winchester House contract — just Lake County Board approval remains

Lake County finance officials have unanimously endorsed a plan that will hand over the management of a county-run senior residence to a private healthcare company, … Read more ›

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Dickinson Hall Artists On Exhibit Again

During the month of September, the Dickinson Hall Artists of the Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Senior Center were featured on the Ruth Fell Community Art Wall … Read more ›

Sheriff reports an uptick in scammers victimizing senior citizens

Scammers have been victimizing more elderly people recently in Lake County, officials say. Burlgars offer services in order to gain entry and steal from homeowners, … Read more ›

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The Hoarding Dilemma: When and How to Help

By Shay Jacobson, RN, MA, NCGPresident, Lifecare Innovations, Inc. National Certified GuardianAndMartha M. KernDirector, Lifecare Home Solutions, Inc. The problem of hoarding has recently garnered … Read more ›

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Funeral Planning

Certainly not at the top of most party conversational topics, yet planning for someone's (even your own) funeral is a certainty – as they say, … Read more ›

From the community

When a Caregiver Poses a Risk to Your Family

Envision this scenario: Your parents live at home with a private caregiver they have employed for some time. The family issues paychecks to the caregiver … Read more ›

Lake County Board Chairman Dave Stolman is questioned about his commitment to high-quality care at Winchester House by Lake County United advocate Kitty Cole. (Chicago TribuneAmy Alderman)

Winchester House advocate asks county board chairman to commit to high-quality nursing home care

Nine days after Lake County board members voted to request bids from private companies to manage the county-owned nursing home, a leader from a local … Read more ›