| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: My mother recently passed away. She was the person running the finances for her and my father. My sister and I now have power of attorney over my dad's finances.
My parents have CD accounts stashed at many...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Dozens of people, representing health and advocacy groups for the elderly, met Tuesday morning to hear how long-term care for a growing elderly population statewide may be addressed.
The state Senate’s Select Committee on Aging and Long-term Care,...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Bill and Nancy Frost started making financial plans to deal with Alzheimer's disease as quickly as they addressed the medical issues. Bill, 75, was still in the early stages of Alzheimer's after seven years, but he and Nancy, 73, knew that his health...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner’s fundraising operation isn’t taking the summer off, based on new campaign disclosure reports filed with the State Board of Elections.
Rauner’s camp reported receiving $853,450 in donations of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:45 PM
With aging comes the need to get extra help whether with issues surrounding one's health or assistance with activities of daily living. Help can be as simple as having someone come into the home to clean and cook meals or as complex as diabetes...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Sitting in a donated suite at a White Sox game, a Wheaton man had what he described as the day of his life.
Bill White, 74, an avid baseball fan who has spina bifida, spent nearly an hour chatting with his favorite former player, Billy Pierce.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:26 AM
The following items were taken from Park Ridge police reports:
A Niles woman was charged with DUI, having no valid insurance and disobeying a red light July 8 on the 1500 block of W. Touhy Ave.
A Chicago man was charged with driving with no insurance,...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:23 AM
The following information was taken from Hinsdale police reports:
A 32-year-old Schaumburg man was charged with disorderly conduct June 14 after he made disturbing and alarming statements and acted in a disturbing manner to a nurse and police officers...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Eight residents of a Connecticut nursing home take a trip to Israel. No, this isn't the opening line from "Old Jews Telling Jokes"; it's David Gaynes' documentary "Next Year Jerusalem," a predictably banal celebration of scrappy alter kockers (from...
| May 3, 2014
| 11:14 AM
When House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, argued strenuously last Tuesday against a bill requiring increased financial disclosures by for-profit nursing homes, he took the same position as a lobbying firm hired by the Connecticut...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:22 PM
John Morgan, founder of Morgan & Morgan, is expanding the firm’s focus on commercial contingency litigation -- taking a case where a business is suing another business but only getting paid if the client wins.
Morgan said he’s planning to...