Homewatch CareGivers Chicago North is a leading provider of in-home care, elder care and senior support services throughout Chicago’s north side and near-north side communities, including the Gold Coast, Andersonville, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Edgewater and Streeterville. Working as your trusted source for Long Term Care insurance assistance, we work with all major Long Term Care insurance providers and are proud to accept your Long Term Care insurance as a method of payment for home care services.

Lasting Damaging Effects of Covid-19

A new study from Northwestern University, located in downtown Chicago, recently discovered the ability to see Covid’s damaging effects of the body through radial imagery. Through different imaging techniques (CT scan, MRI, x-ray) they revealed damage to muscles, nerves, joints, bones and other soft tissue. After further scrutiny the images also revealed inflamed nerves, dead…

Paying for Treatment of Veterans with Parkinson’s Disease

Paying for Treatment of Veterans with Parkinson’s Disease

As Northbrook’s top in-home care company, one of our specialties is providing care for Parkinson’s Disease. Parkinson’sDisease (PD) is a disorder of the central nervous system causing stiffness and tremors. An estimated 1 million people inthe United States have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s and 110,000 of those are vets, according the United States Department of…

Every 65 Seconds Someone in the United States Develops Alzheimer’s Disease

An organization that provides in-home senior care, like Homewatch CareGivers, must understand and recognize that the prevalence of Dementia and Alzheimer’s in the United States, Chicago and up and down the north shore is rapidly increasing. When caring for Seniors, having helpful tips can be beneficial in guiding your loved ones to a healthier and…

Medicare Advantage to Include Home Care Services in 2019

Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are allowed to cover non-skilled home care services starting in 2019. Seniors and home care providers are excited at the prospect of expanded coverage which will include Home Care Services. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the policy in a recently issued call letter  This is an historic and long-awaited move…

falling among parkinson's patients

How to Identify Fear of Falling Among Parkinson’s Patients

Fear of falling is a common concern among the elderly that can present a significant barrier to their physical and social activities, negatively affecting their quality of life and general health. Parkinson’s disease carries one of the highest risks of falls among neurological illnesses. The decline of both cognitive and motor function, which characterize this…