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Download Your Copy of Rush Alzheimer’s Latest Caregiver Resource Guide

This year’s RADC General Resource Guide includes a Caregiver Resource List as a bonus edition! Designed by social worker, Charon Cannon, MSW, LSW, the fifth edition of this guide was written with the family unit in mind, regardless of structure. Worksheets are provided to caregivers to assist them in identifying areas where additional assistance mayContinue reading “Download Your Copy of Rush Alzheimer’s Latest Caregiver Resource Guide”

Registration Open for AARP Caregiving Conference

This annual event, sponsored by AARP Illinois and community partners provides vital information, resources, support services, and self-care workshops for Latino family caregivers. Register online at: https://events.aarp.org/…/30187f0f-3cdc-4943…/register

AgeGuide Senior Lifestyle Expo August 23 & 24

AgeGuide is thrilled to announce the return of its Senior LifeStyle Expo live and in-person! The two-day event will take place August 23 & 24 at the Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace, IL., from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Attendees can expect to find loads of information from educational seminars, wellness screenings and technology demonstrationsContinue reading “AgeGuide Senior Lifestyle Expo August 23 & 24”

NIA Video: How to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit

Have you ever left your doctor’s office realizing you forgot to ask an important question? Or maybe you were upset because you didn’t fully understand the doctor’s instructions. Not getting what you want out of a doctor visit can be frustrating. However, there are things you can do to prepare ahead of time. Check out thisContinue reading “NIA Video: How to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit”

Now Available: Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center’s 2022 General Resource Guide for Seniors

Created by social worker, Cháron Cannon, MSW, LSW, the RADC General Resource Guide is a valuable tool that aids in accessing common resources in the Chicagoland area for Illinois seniors and their families. This annually updated guide lists a full range of partnering organizations and offers information on where to go for assistance. Download yourContinue reading “Now Available: Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center’s 2022 General Resource Guide for Seniors”

Check Out NIA’s Top 5 Healthy Aging Articles of 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, NIA invites you to explore some of the most popular health information topics from this past year: Four Types of Exercise Can Improve Your Health and Physical Ability — Research has shown that it’s important to get all four types of exercise: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Each one hasContinue reading “Check Out NIA’s Top 5 Healthy Aging Articles of 2021”