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.

Dementia: What Northbook Residents Need to Know

According to some experts, there is a global dementia epidemic. As of 2014, there were an estimated 44 million people living with dementia worldwide, Alzheimer’s Disease International reported. That number is expected to triple by 2015. September 21, 2015 is World Alzheimer’s Day during World Alzheimer’s Month. The purpose of having a designated day to…

Advice from a Doctor on Choosing Dementia Home Care in Chicago’s Northshore

Dr. G. Allen Power, M.D., FAACP, an internist, a geriatrician, and clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of Rochester, shared his insights on how patients in Chicago’s North Shore Suburbs select home care for family. He is the author of “Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care” and is in the film…

Is It Alzheimer’s?

Every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Yet those statistics don’t tell the whole story: there are many people who go undiagnosed, believing that the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are normal aging, and then there are people whose memory loss may not be dementia.