Understanding the 5 stages of parkinson’s disease

Understanding the 5 Stages of Parkinson’s Disease

An estimated 1% of the population over 60 is living with Parkinson’s Disease. Our Northbrook Chicago area office specializes in caring for those navigating the difficulty of this disease. Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a disorder of the central nervous system causing stiffness and tremors. The disease is a progressive condition with no current cure, although…

Technology in Home Care

Technology Facilitates Advances in Home Care

By 2050, the senior population is expected to take up about 20 percent of the U.S. population, according to Home Care Mag. This surge in the senior population creates an increasing demand for in-home care. Homewatch CareGivers Northshore recognizes this necessity in its community and has adapted various technological advances to keep up with the demands to ensure that our clients continue to receive best in-class home care.

How to Handle Agitated Dementia Patients

10 Strategies to Handle Agitated Dementia Patients

All across the United States, the Northshore and the Chicagoland area, nearly 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s and dementia according to Alzheimer’s Association.  Dementia can affect several aspects of a person’s life.  The simplest way to define it would be a collection of symptoms that impair various brain functions including memory, social abilities,…