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Silverado Difference

Silverado DifferenceSilverado's Assisted Living communities specialize in caring for those with memory impairments, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Lewy-Body, or other related dementias. We provide expert … Read more ›

Georgia Nicklas celebrated her 103rd birthday with friends and family at Alden Estates of Barrington Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Barrington. Nearly 100 attendees celebrated with her.
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Centenarian Celebrates Birthday in Style

Alden Estates of Barrington’s Georgia Nicklas celebrated her 103rd birthday with friends, family and staff at a birthday bash at Alden Estates of Barrington Rehabilitation … Read more ›

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 ›

The rendering for the Spectrum Retirement Communities plan shows a two-story 158,000-square-foot assisted-living facility on 3.6 acres of land, surrounded by several single-family homes. (Chicago Tribune\Amy Alderman)

Developer gets OK to build assisted-living facility in Lake Zurich subdivision

Lake Zurich officials have approved an 80-unit assisted-living facility for seniors, despite opposition from neighbors. In a 4-2 vote this week, village trustees approved the … 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 ›

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 ›

Residents balk at proposed retirement community

Several residents told the Lake Zurich Village Board and a Denver-based developer this week that they opposed a proposed assisted-living facility near their homes. Spectrum … 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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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 ›