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Home Care: A Person is More than a Disease

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In the course of the 13+ years, we have taken care of thousands of patients. Greater than 50% of the clients we care for have a primary diagnosis of dementia and that could be Alzheimer's, vascular dementia, frontal lobe dementia, or even Lewy Body dementia. We have also taken care of clients who had a stroke, congestive heart failure, COPD, cancer, Parkinson's (check out our special training for the needs of the Parkinson's Patient), ALS and diabetes. Read More...

Do you have a loved one with diabetes?

Diabetes is a serious disease (click here for a factsheet about diabetes). People get diabetes when their blood glucose level, sometimes called blood sugar, is too high. Diabetes can lead to dangerous health problems, such as having a heart attack or stroke. Many complications can result from diabetes, including vision loss, slow healing of wounds, and neuropathy (damage to nerves that results in loss of movement or sensation) in the feet or hands.   Many complications can be prevented by following nutritional treatment plan and prescribed plan of care.  Read More...

Skin Care and Aging

Skin Care and Aging

Taking care of your skin is just as important in the winter. Download our resource here.

Caregiver Education of the Month - Assistive Devices

Caregiver Education of the Month
It is required that employees have twelve hours of continuing education per year.  This education includes subjects required by the State of Illinois as well as subjects that will increase the employee’s job knowledge. This month the topic is: Read More...

Home Care for Pulmonology Patients

Have a loved one with COPD or CHF? You want them to enjoy the highest quality of life for as long as possible. So does Partners in Senior Care. That is why we choose to exceed the IDPH standards for private duty care as a Home Services and Home Nursing Agency:
• RN supervisory visits every month
• Individualized Plan of Care based on underlying disease process
• Caregiver education by a Nurse Educator
• 20 hours of Continuing Education of caregivers annually.
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Caring Cardiac Care in Chicagoland

You want your loved one to enjoy the highest quality of life for as long as possible. So does Partners in Senior Care. That is why we choose to exceed the IDPH standards for private duty care as a Home Services and Home Nursing Agency:
• RN supervisory visits every month
• Individualized Plan of Care based on underlying disease process
• Caregiver education by a Nurse Educator
• 20 hours of Continuing Education of caregivers annually.
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Partners in Senior Care: Believing in our Caregivers

Partners in Senior Care was founded in 2003 as a family owned business based on our family values!  We have three words on the wall as you enter our office - Believe, Nurture, Giggle.  

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They sum up our beliefs:
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Partners in Senior Care Receives 2015 Best of Home Care® Leader in Excellence Award

Partners in Senior Care Receives 2015 Best of Home Care® Leader in Excellence Award

GRAYSLAKE, IL – Partners in Senior Care announced today that they received the distinguished Best of Home Care Leader in Excellence Award from Home Care Pulse, the leading firm in quality assurance for private duty home care. The Leader in Excellence Award was given to the select few home care businesses that consistently ranked among the highest in 18 or more quality metrics assessed by Home Care Pulse. As a Leader in Excellence, Partners in Senior Care is now ranked among the best home care providers in the nation.

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Home Care in Chicagoland: Help for Parkinsons Patients

You want your Parkinson’s loved ones to enjoy the highest quality of life for as long as possible. So does Partners in Senior Care. That is why we have trained over 60 caregivers in the unique needs of the Parkinson’s client. Utilizing the nationally recognized TULIPS: for better Parkinson’s care program developed by Struthers Parkinson’s Center, our caregivers understand: Read More...

Home Care in Lake County: Caregiver Training & Orientation

It's orientation day today at Partners in Senior Care. We try to hold two orientations per month and they are my favorite days. Our Caregivers are the heart and soul of Partners in Senior Care. We believe that how we treat our caregivers is how they treat our clients. For that reason, from the moment they walk in the door, we treat them with love and respect. Everyone in the office is involved in orientation as well. From Jennifer, our Client Services Coordinator, to Kate who handles billing and payroll, to Yelena, our nurse, who handles the clinical portion of orientation; it's all hands on deck. Read More...

Partners in Senior Care Presentation at Silverado Lake Zurich: Why do they do that? Understanding Dementia Behaviors

Presentation at Silverado Lake Zurich: Why do they do that? Understanding Dementia Behaviors
Presented by Patricia Menoni, RN, BSN, CMC

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Dealing with a family member experiencing memory impairment often raises many questions about where behaviors come from. Join Silverado Lake Zurich for an event to help you better understand the changes your loved one is going through and learn tips on how to cope.
Light refreshments will be provided.
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Home Care in Chicagoland: Partners in Senior Care Named Provider of Choice

Grayslake, IL – February 07, 2014 – Partners in Senior Care today announced that it has received the Best of Home Care Award from Home Care Pulse. Awarded to only the top ranking home care providers, based on client and employee satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse, Partners in Senior Care is now ranked among a select few of the best home care providers in the country.
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Geriatric Care Management in Chicago: Tune in to Aging Info Radio ~ AM 560 "Get it Togeher B4 It Falls Apart"

Tune in to Aging Info Radio...for Boomers & Seniors Aging but NOT Growing Old!
AM 560 The Answer
Saturday, May 4th at 6am CST
~~~Show Streams live @
www.AgingInfoRadio.com~~
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Partners in Senior Care: Leader in Excellence

Grayslake, IL – February 11, 2013 – Partners in Senior Care has received a “Leader in Excellence” Award from Home Care Pulse, the leading firm in quality assurance for private duty home care.
The “Leader in Excellence” Award was awarded to fewer than 45 private duty home care agencies across the country. The few agencies that achieve recognition as a Leader in Excellence set the highest standard for quality in home care. Their satisfaction scores rank in the top percentile nationally across all categories. As a “Leader in Excellence,” Partners in Senior Care is a top performer in the home care industry.
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Partners in Senior Care - Best of Home Care Provider of Choice

Grayslake, IL – January 21, 2013 – Partners in Senior Care today announced that it has been recognized with Home Care Pulse’s “Best of Home Care - Provider of Choice” distinction. An agency recognized as a Provider of Choice is best-in-class for quality care. Their client satisfaction scores rank in the top 95th percentile nationally in one or more categories. These scores are based on monthly third-party phone interviews with the agency’s clients, conducted by Home Care Pulse. Partners in Senior Care is now ranked among a select few of the best agencies in the country. Read More...

Home Care Chicagoland, Even in Joliet: Location, Location, Location

We have all heard the expression, "Location, Location, Location". Here at Partners in Senior Care, we often hear, "Wow! You're located in Grayslake?" Yes. We are located in Grayslake, but don't let that discourage you. Read More...

Partners in Senior Care Receives “Best of Home Care” Award

Partners in Senior Care Receives “Best of Home Care” Award

Grayslake, IL – January 12, 2012 –
Partners in Senior Care today announced that it has been recognized with Home Care Pulse’s “Best of Home Care” distinction. Awarded to the top 25% of agencies in client and employee satisfaction scores from Home Care Pulse, Partners in Senior Care is now ranked among a select few of the best agencies in the country. Read More

Partners in Senior Care featured in The Voice - The Magazine of the National Private Duty Association

Partners in Senior Care featured in The Voice - The Magazine of the National Private Duty Association
"To Be The Best, Work With The Best" by Angie Landmesser
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Home Care Pulse Certification

Home Care Pulse Certification
PARTNERS IN SENIOR CARE today announced that it has completed and received its Home Care Pulse Certification. A certification program dedicated to the measurement of client and employee satisfaction scores.  Partners in Senior Care is now officially certified in home care quality.
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When You Can't Be There to Hold a Hand

The Journal - "When You Can't Be There to Hold A Hand"
Summer vacation. For many, these two words hold promises of lazy days at a beach, a memory filled road trip across the country, or the trip of a lifetime to Europe. However, for those caring for an aging parent, the two words mean worry and fear. They "Worry about what would happen if their loved one goes into crisis while they are on vacation. Who will be with them? Who will talk to their doctors if they are unable?
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Senior Connection

The Senior Connection

It's simple! "Caring for clients the same way we would want someone to care for our family"

That is the simple philosophy on which Patricia Menoni founded Partners in Senior Care, which will celebrate its fifth anniversary in April.
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