DEERFIELD — Sure, it sounds cliché, but Deerfield resident Richard Oleff maintains that volunteering his time gives him a feeling that no amount of money could otherwise buy. He has the evidence to back it up, too.
LONG GROVE — “I’m different than every other camp on the North Shore.” And to Jay Silverman, owner of Jay’s Camp in Long Grove, what separates his business from the competition is clear.
GLENVIEW — Robert Stahl, born and raised in Glenview, now a Libertyville resident, is proud to be an athletic trainer at the Deerfield Institute for Human Performance (IHP) at 158 S. Waukegan Road.
Kathy McRae felt the need to salvage some good from her son’s death of a drug overdose, but she’d long felt helpless. So the Highland Park businesswoman turned instead to a cause where she felt equipped to make an impact, and now helps young adults on the autistic spectrum achieve productive employment.
DEERFIELD — Victims and conquerors are born from the actions people choose to take — or not take — in the face of adversity. While many victims don’t get to pick their fate, they can still pick their mindset and outlook on situations to maintain quality of life, much like the way Deerfield High School senior and varsity tennis player Andrew Pekin did.
May is stroke awareness month. Experts say that someone in the United States suffers a stroke about every 40 seconds. Rima Dafer, Vascular Neurologist at NorthShore University HealthSystems, says that a big focus in her practice is stroke prevention.
DEERFIELD — Vicki Street has been executive director for the DBR Chamber of Commerce for the last 14 years, and there’s no sign of her slowing down, especially as she readies herself and the chamber for the sixth annual North Shore Women’s Conference at the …
Recent headlines included the news of a caregiver accused of stealing $255,000 from the Lincolnshire man that she was supposed to be looking after. The Detectives involved in this case say that events like this one occur more frequently than anyone would like to see.
Springtime brings flowers, outdoor activities and often the start of the moving discussion in families living with seniors. The cold winter months may have led to isolation, a possible illness or many other possibilities; whatever the reason, many senior living communities see an increase in tours and moving discussions as the weather improves.
Public-Private partnerships are not new. Communities and the businesses that support them often work together to provide opportunities for their residents. In Highwood, the mayor and his wife are teaming up with a local skilled nursing facility to help create a central location where seniors can connect and engage.