Tags : Care takers

Shining a Light on Elder Abuse

Recognizing and reporting cases of neglect and harm When Danté and Regina moved their family to Grayslake, they were excited to be closer to Danté’s mother, Ella, in nearby Gurnee. Ella needed help keeping her medications and doctor appointments on track, so Danté and Regina hired a caregiver from a Craigslist ad. He came with […]Read More

Deciding Directives

Why end-of-life planning is essential for you and your loved ones Kim Placentino loved Luigi “Louie” Caringello like a father. Placentino’s father had died when she was 2 months old, so Caringello, a longtime family friend, took on that role in her life. When Caringello fell ill with congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary […]Read More