Chicago Cardiologist Offers End-of-Life Choices

By |July 8th, 2017|Geriatrics, The Front Page|

Six out of ten widows and widowers live alone; and more than one in five Americans age 55 to 64 live alone. A staggering number [...]

A Quarter of a Century Old LTC Regulations Get a Scrub Down

By |January 31st, 2017|Geriatrics|

The Health and Rehabilitation Center at The Selfhelp Home It’s been over a quarter of a century since the Centers for Medicare [...]

Blue Elders

By |November 30th, 2016|Geriatrics|

Getting the blues is more common among older adults than any other demographic. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 6.5 million seniors suffer [...]

The Elderly Not Included in Cancer Research

By |September 30th, 2016|Geriatrics, Oncology|

© Katarzyna Bialasiewicz - Fotolia 80-year-old Ruth Sitzman is a cancer patient undergoing chemotherapy treatment and lives in the Jewish retirement [...]

6 Basic Things Every MD Should Know About Senior Care

By |March 31st, 2016|Geriatrics, Wealth Management & Preservation|

1. What is Assisted Living? Assisted Living (AL) communities bridge the gap between independent living and a skilled nursing environment.  Regulated in Illinois, each community [...]