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    Do You Qualify for Home Health Services?

    So you’ve been in the hospital recuperating from an illness or injury. You’re eager to return home, and your physician has ordered home health care. That’s great news! Why? Home health care is less expensive, more convenient and often more effective than the care you’d get if you stayed in the hospital or transferred to ...

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    Home Safety Through Technology

    Here are just a few ways that technology can make it easier and even safer for seniors to remain living in your home, or aging in place. Smart kitchen appliances are those which have sensors that can detect whether or not an appliance is in use and/or if it should be turned off. For example, ...

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    Concord Living Launches Floor for Veterans

    The  Anthony Siciliano Family is proud to have sponsored a room on the new veterans’ floor at Concord Living in Northlake, Illinois. Earlier this year, The Walter and Connie Payton Foundation and Kendall County Salute to Veterans entered into a partnership with Concord Place Assisted Living Community.  Through this collaboration, the 15th floor of Concord was dedicated ...

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    The Heart Of It All: Preventing Re-Hospitalization of Seniors with Congestive Heart Failure

    At ALC we have made it our mission to keep our clients healthy and out of the hospital.  Roughly 10% of our clients are receiving home health care after having been hospitalized for congestive heart failure (CHF), a condition for which there is a reportedly high hospital re-admission rate.  Karen Wise, ALC’s director of nursing ...

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    Flu Season is Here

    October and November have the dubious distinction of being the beginning of the annual influenza or flu season, which lasts until spring.  The flu is a respiratory infection caused by a number of viruses.  The National Institute of Health (NIH) reports that 5-20% of the population contracts the seasonal flu each year.  The flu can ...

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    Connie Payton/Walter & Connie Payton Foundation

    Hi I am Connie Payton, Anthony Siciliano founder of ALC is not only a dear friend, but also a valuable resource regarding care for my aging parents. With my father Isaac’s poor health, I have turned to Tony for his experience with home health care needs. Tony has empowered me with the knowledge to ask ...

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    Aging in Place

    Seniors are the fastest growing segment of our population, and the vast majority of them seek to stay put. Between 2000-2010, the number of older Americans in the United States grew at a faster rate than that of the total population according to new figures from the Census Bureau. In 2010, people over the age ...

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