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Living Well with Chicago Methodist Senior Services
10 minutes | Mar 28, 2019
What You Need to Know about Medicare for 2019
Medicare is federal health insurance for those over 65, individuals in terminal stages of certain health conditions, and young people with disabilities. Uganda Gaines, Corporate A/R Director, discusses what you need to know about Medicare for 2019.
10 minutes | Jan 24, 2019
What You Need to Know about Medicaid for Long-Term Care
Seniors who are low on financial resources may turn to Medicaid to support long-term care. Deitra Lawson, Corporate A/R Director, discusses what you need to know about Medicaid for such services.
11 minutes | Jan 8, 2019
Music and Medicine
Therapeutic music has proven beneficial for many patients. Henri Harps discusses the connection between music and medicine.
10 minutes | Dec 9, 2018
Insider's Tips for Your Assisted Living Search
Finding assisted living for your loved one can be challenging, especially if you've never been in this position. Arielle Lewis, Director of Community Outreach and Assisted Living Sales, gives the insider tips to find the right assisted living situation for your needs and budget.
9 minutes | Nov 28, 2018
Healthy Eating Around the Holidays
Good eating habits are easy to forget when the holidays are filled with feasting. Amy Batti, registered dietician, shares eleven tips to help you enjoy holiday dining while minding your health.
10 minutes | Oct 25, 2018
Adult Day Services
Adult day services help older adults sustain independence and functioning. They improve quality of health and life. It's also a great relief for caregivers. Elizabeth Cagan, Executive Director of White Crane Wellness Center, shares the benefits of using adult day services.
10 minutes | Oct 25, 2018
What You Need to Know About Flu Vaccinations and the Upcoming Flu Season
With flu season approaching quickly, it is important to get your flu vaccination. If your loved one has a compromised immune system, your own flu vaccination could save their life. Dr. Noel DeBacker, Medical Director, covers what you need to know about getting a flu shot.
9 minutes | Aug 2, 2018
How to Avoid Heatstroke
Summer brings high temperatures. Without exercising caution, extreme heat can prompt health difficulties. Dr. Andrew Repasy discusses signs of heatstroke, how to address it, and tips for avoiding it.
10 minutes | Jul 18, 2018
What to Look for in Short-Term Rehabilitation in Chicago
Short-term rehabilitation is a wonderful option after involved treatment or a hospital stay. Patients re-learn basic living skills while adapting to any new functional challenges. Short-term rehab is also helpful when a caregiver needs a break. Dr. Ann Allie discusses what to look for in a short-term rehabilitation facility in Chicago.
8 minutes | Jul 18, 2018
Keeping Hydrated During Summer Time!
The heat of summer is upon us. It’s very easy to get dehydrated. Foods and beverages can help keep you hydrated and provide a little more variety than just drinking water. Amy Batti, registered dietician, shares tips for staying hydrated when the heat is on.
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