Special Report: Family Ties: Looking Out For Grandma

Looking Out For Grandma

Jim Hayes' grandmother Helen, 84, worked most of her life. Her husband died when she was only 44, leaving her alone to raise a family of four children. Now it is their turn to take care of her. Growing increasingly frail, Helen moved in with Jim's parents six months ago in Naperville, Ill., 28 miles from Chicago.

Jim, a 26-year-old manager at the Arthur Andersen accounting and consulting firm, turned to his company's family-care referral experts for help. They suggested three different senior centers where Helen could spend time with people her own age. Now Helen goes to Ecumenical Adult Care...

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