Homewatch CareGivers North Shore is a professional home care agency dedicated to providing comprehensive in-home care services, senior and elder care services, Alzheimer’s & dementia care, as well as home health care services to Chicago area residents, including Cook County, Lake County and the North Shore suburbs.

Healthy Aging

Are aging and being healthy opposing ideas? We all have the potential to be healthy as we age, but it requires making positive lifestyle choices throughout life. “I think that what it really means is still being able to play tennis when you are 70, hit golf balls when you are 75, and still enjoy…

Seniors are Caregivers Too

Caregiving is ageless—there are children who help care their parents and grandparents, and there are also grandparents who provide care to spouses, adult children and grandchildren. The elder population provides valuable care in their communities too. “At least half of our volunteers are over the age of 65,” said Ellie Hollander, Meals on Wheels Association…

Cannabis for Medicinal Use

In the midst of all the headlines and jokes about legalization of marijuana, there are some real facts about who is using it and why. For starters, medical marijuana is currently legal in 20 states and the District of Columbia. There are thirteen states with pending legislation or ballot measures to legalize use of medical…