Homewatch CareGivers Northshore is a professional home care agency that offers specialized in-home care and support services to Alzheimer’s and dementia patients throughout Chicago and the North Shore suburbs including both Cook County and Lake County in Illinois.

4 Ways to Create a Dementia Friendly Environment

Stirling University’s Dementia Services Development Centre states approximately 80% of home care residents in the Northshore are living with some form of dementia. Given those statistics, it is important for people living with dementia to have a dementia-friendly home. Home environments can be rearranged to adapt to the person’s needs, and bring a little extra…

6 Easy Ways to Include Family Members with Dementia during the Holidays

Highland Park resident, Rachel S., is preparing for this year’s holiday season in a different way than years past. Her mother’s dementia has progressed over the year, and although she can still remember family members, her anxiety level has significantly increased. The constant commotion and loud laughter makes her more uncomfortable than ever before, so…