Facing Terminal Cancer

Facing Terminal Cancer

Support helps families come to terms with looming loss Last April, Rogers Park resident Aisha Luster got the biggest shock…

Be the Death of Me

Be the Death of Me

Heroin deaths are rising as state-funded treatment falls in Illinois By Kate Silver August 29, 2015 Nick Gore is sick.…

How to support a caregiver

How to support a caregiver

By Jane Bennett Clark, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report It’s an act of love, a lesson in crisis management, a stress on…

Pitching in when caregivers need help

Pitching in when caregivers need help

By Meghan Streit, Kiplinger’s Retirement Report When you’re caring for a sick spouse or parent, it can be difficult to…

Above & Beyond: Heartland Alliance Provides Housing, Healthcare Options to Help End Poverty

Above & Beyond: Heartland Alliance Provides Housing, Healthcare Options to Help End Poverty

By Megy Karydes The cycle is familiar to many living in poverty. Charles was trying to land on his feet…

New study shows pets perfect catalysts for building social support

New study shows pets perfect catalysts for building social support

By Patrick J. Skerrett Harvard Health Blog Pets can provide their owners with more than companionship. A new study shows…

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Benefits Parkinson’s Patients Through Movement

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Benefits Parkinson’s Patients Through Movement

Parkinson’s Project participants at the Hubbard Street Dance Center. Photo by Todd Rosenberg. by Nancy Maes After Dale Schlafer developed…

Above & Beyond: Support

Above & Beyond: Support

Mile Square Health Center Supports Englewood Children The need for children’s mental health services keeps growing, especially in underserved areas of Chicago. Diagnosing a…

Deconstructing Grief

Deconstructing Grief

Ways to help yourself and othersBy Katie Morell Grief is a topic difficult to discuss, but it’s universally felt. Intense grief…

Finding Support

Finding Support

Patient advocates assist with navigating healthcare complexities With the increasingly complex world of healthcare, it’s easy for patients to get…