Archives for Chicago events

Freedom Home Care Brings a Holistic Approach to New Wellness Center at the Lodge of Northbrook

Freedom Home Care is pleased to announce their partnership with the Lodge of Northbrook, a new upscale independent living facility that opened its doors in late August, 2013. The Wellness Center at the Lodge will be run by Freedom Home Care, one of the leading home care organizations in northern Illinois. Freedom Home Care is highly revered for their holistic and individualized approach to private care, and will certainly bring that same high quality care to the residents at the Lodge of Northbrook. “Our staff is thrilled to be teaming up with Freedom Home Care to bring the best quality
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Science and Theatre Join to Celebrate Alzheimer Day

Northwestern Memorial Hospital is once again hosting its annual Alzheimer Day.  This May 9th event allows the public the opportunity to chat with scientists, hear about new research, and attend a reading of a play by a professional Chicago theatre company. Alzheimer Day kicks off with a keynote speech by the Director of the Mayo Alzheimer’s Research Center, Dr. Ronald Peterson.  Dr. Peterson is a leading researcher in the field of Alzheimer’s and non-Alzheimer’s dementia, focusing on the stage between normal aging and Alzheimer’s disease.  His speech, entitled “The Current and Future National Landscape of Alzheimer’s Disease”, promises to include
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Recap of Wednesday's Luncheon

The Myra Rubenstein Weis Health Resource Center Luncheon was held yesterday, May 1.  For those of you who attended, we would like to say thank you for attending. And for those of you who were unable to attend, we have a recap of the afternoon. This event  was dedicated to “Harmonious Healing” and was the luncheon's 17th year.  It was honoring Janardan D. Khandekar, MD, who is the Director at the Center for Molecular Medicine in the NorthShore University Health System.  Dr. Khandekar has contributed greatly to the field of oncology by researching better ways to fight cancer for over thirty years. In addition
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Freedom Home Care Director Teaches Organizations to Communicate

Life Services Network’s Annual Conference occurs this May, and Freedom Home Care is thrilled have one of its own presenting an Educational Session this year. buy cigar online Life Services Network is a state-wide association that represents providers of services to older adults. It is one of the largest and most respected trade organizations in the country, and is nationally recognized for its innovative programs. LSN’s Annual Conference brings together organizations from near and far to learn fresh approaches to elder care. Freedom Home Care’s Agency Director, Jenanne Rock, along with Connie Polk from Advocate Health Care and Collaborative Healthcare
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Fun Events Around Chicago

This winter has been cold, snowy, and seemingly never-ending.  But now as the flowers are beginning to bloom and the temperature rises, we can’t help but to get out of the house.  Luckily, there are several events and classes for Chicago seniors happening around town. The Active Senior Expo pops up in various cities once a month in the Chicagoland area.  It features products and services that interest older adults, from healthcare to travel to financial services.  Participants at the Expo can also enjoy live music, free health screenings, and prize drawings.  It is definitely not something to be missed.
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