Illinois Caregiver System Hangs By Thread, Provider WarnsA bill now before lawmakers would require the state to increase Medicaid reimbursement so that caregivers could make $15 an hour.
Caretaker Charged With Stealing Jewelry From Northbrook HomeA caretaker is accused of stealing jewelry from a north suburban home over several months starting late last year.
New Law Sets Training Standards For Alzheimer's CaregiversGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that sets training standards for those who provide care to people with Alzheimer's disease.
Caregiver, Husband, Sister Charged With Bilking Dementia Patient Out Of $350KA 94-year-old retired city engineer diagnosed with dementia was bilked out of $350,000 by a nursing assistant who rehabbed her home, gave money to family members, and bought herself a Mercedes-Benz with his money, according to prosecutors.
Caregiver Accused Of Forging Personal CheckA woman was ordered held on $25,000 bond after allegedly forging a personal check from an elderly person she was caring for.
Caregiver Charged With Fraud, TheftA southwest suburban New Lenox woman has been charged in Lake Superior, Ind. Court with forgery, fraud on a financial institution and theft after authorities said she ripped off a physically handicapped senior citizen for whom she had been hired as a caregiver.