Posted August 10, 2007

Jamie from the Chicago Department on Aging just sent me this information I thought would be appropriate to pass along:

For a yearly membership fee of $15.00, families can join the Midwest Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association.   

Through this program, they will pay up to $500 per person per year for a substitute caregiver so the caregiver can take time out from his/her duties.  The primary caregiver and/or the care receiver, may choose whom to hire as a substitute person or organization.

To find out more, contact the Midwest Chapter APDA

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