Alden Courts of Des Plaines

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Holiday Respite Care

Alden Courts and Gardens of Des Plaines are offering respite care for your loved one this holiday season. If you need to take some time to go shopping, attend holiday parties, or just to get together with friends, rest assured that your loved one will be well taken care of. We offer: A safe and […]
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A Healthier Thanksgiving Feast Is Something to Be Grateful For

Getting ready for Thanksgiving? We enjoy spending this holiday with friends and family, reflecting on the things in our lives for which we are grateful. And then there’s the food! The roasted turkey with our favorite stuffing—or stuffings, if you’re one of the families that has a competition going. Mashed potatoes with lots of gravy. […]
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November Is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Today, more than five million people in America are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and the number is expected to soar with the aging of the baby boomers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that since 1999, the death rate from Alzheimer’s has risen by 55 percent. People with Alzheimer’s aren’t the only […]
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Post-Acute Care’s Role in Creating Better Health Outcomes

Hospital stays are becoming shorter and shorter and many people are being discharged “sicker and quicker.” A recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society discovered that shorter stays in the hospital are linked to earlier hospital readmissions. One solution to this issue that is gaining popularity is post-acute care, provided in […]
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