Home care in Oak Park, IL

  • 1100 Lake Street
  • Suite 130
  • Oak Park, IL 60301

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March 16th, 2018 Does Osteoporosis Have Symptoms?

Osteoporosis is a condition in which bone mass is reduced and the bones become weak and brittle. This condition can be mild, but it can also be severe, leading to increased risk of falls and other accidents as well as increased risk of serious...

March 9th, 2018 Foxconn Fake Serves as a Reminder for Elderly

An elderly couple in Wisconsin became the victims of a scam that ended up costing them more than $1,000. If your parents live alone, you need to share this story and make sure they know to never let anyone into their home without asking a lot of...

March 1st, 2018 Have You Overstretched Yourself in Your Sandwich Caregiver Role?

A large percentage of the adult population of the United States is a part of what is called the sandwich generation. This is the people who are sandwiched between caring for their adult parent while still raising their children. This role can be...

February 28th, 2018 Bring your talent to the organization with a HIGHER STANDARD OF CARE! 

Director of Skilled Services for a Local Private Duty Home Care and Medical Staffing AgencyFrom our industry-leading employment standards to RN oversight on every Plan of Care, we are committed to the highest levels of quality, support, and...

February 22nd, 2018 What Are the Warning Signs of Arthritis?

It's vital that you and your senior learn about the warning signs of arthritis. It can help her to feel better in the event of a flare-up or it can even help you to get a diagnosis for her more quickly.Joint Pain that Lasts Longer than a Few...

February 13th, 2018 How Can You Talk to a Loved One Who Won't Accept Home Care Help?

You might feel incredibly disheartened to have your senior tell you that she doesn't want any help from elderly care providers, especially when you know she can use the help. Try some of these ideas.Don't Put the Conversation Off If you...

February 8th, 2018 What Can You Do to Make Your Aging Adult's Bedroom Safer? 

Her bedroom is where your senior family member sleeps and relaxes. If she's not safe there, she can be badly injured.Install Lighting Assistance Lighting is something that's easy to overlook. Light switches can be tough to reach from a...

February 2nd, 2018 Talking to Your Parent About the Services a Home Care Provider Can Offer

Starting home care for your aging parent can be one of the best decisions that you make for them, but even if you recognize all the benefits that this type of care arrangement can offer, your parent might be resistant. Many elderly adults feel...

January 31st, 2018 WE’VE MOVED TO A NEW LOCATION!

Effective Thursday, February 1st, we will be in our NEW location. We’ve moved BrightStar Care® of Chicago from Huron street to our New Office located at: BrightStar Care® of Chicago  1100 Lake Street, Suite 130  Oak Park...

January 25th, 2018 Four Apps That Help Your Mom Cut Her Grocery Bill

Your mom lives alone, but you find she's spending as much as $200 a week on her groceries. If she keeps spending her retirement income at this rate, she'll only have enough money to get her through half a month. You're worried and want...

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