Event to Feature Comedy Performances from WGN-TV’s Mike Toomey, Pat
Tomasulo, Ana Belaval and Jeff Hoover
Inc., a company specializing in home care for the elderly and the
chronically ill, announced today that it will co-host a standup comedy
event in Chicago on Saturday, October 24 to raise funds for the
Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter.
Based in San Bruno, CA, CareLinx has more than 100,000 registered
professional caregivers on its national platform, including over 5,000
In conjunction with Concord Place Retirement & Assisted Living
Community, and hospice care provider Vitas Healthcare, CareLinx has
organized “Laughs to Remember,” a night of comedy that will feature
performances from well-known WGN-TV personalities Mike Toomey, Pat
Tomasulo, Ana Belaval and Jeff Hoover.
The event will take place at The Midwest Conference Center; located at
401 W. Lake St in Northlake, IL, from 6-11p.m. on Saturday, October 24.
Tickets are priced at $75 each, and include the show itself in addition
to hors d’oeuvres, a four-course dinner and an open bar. All net
proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois
Chapter and help to further its invaluable research and community
“Alzheimer’s is a debilitating and heartbreaking disease that affects 1
in 3 seniors, and has profoundly touched the lives of many of the
families that we at CareLinx help on a daily basis,” said Sherwin Sheik,
founder and CEO of online caregiver platform CareLinx. “We
wholeheartedly support the commendable work of the Alzheimer’s
Association Greater Illinois Chapter and its unwavering commitment to
finding a cure.”
The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter currently serves
the more than a half million Illinois residents affected by Alzheimer’s
disease throughout 68 counties in Illinois, including 210,000 people who
are living with the disease. The chapter’s mission is to eliminate
Alzheimer’s through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance
care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia
through the promotion of brain health.
Founded in 2011, CareLinx
is a healthcare services provider focused on improving access to
affordable, quality home care for the elderly and chronically ill.
Through its nationwide professional caregiver marketplace, families can
easily find, hire, manage and pay caregivers who match their needs and
budget — and caregivers who have passed CareLinx’s comprehensive
screening process can find care assignments that meet their hourly wage
and scheduling preferences. More than just an online marketplace,
CareLinx has a team of customer care representatives that works closely
with each family and caregiver throughout the hiring process. Once a
caregiver is retained, families and caregivers can easily manage
administrative tasks, including invoicing, care coordination, payroll
processing, and household employment taxes, through CareLinx. Family
members can see all the tasks their caregiver is doing on a daily basis
via the CareLinx platform, thus giving them piece of mind that their
loved one is receiving quality care, regardless if they live across the
country or are working full-time. The San Bruno, CA-based company
currently works with families in the top 50 metropolitan areas across
the United States and can be found online at www.carelinx.com
About Concord Place
Concord Place Retirement and Assisted Living Community is an inviting
and affordable retirement
living and assisted living community in the Chicagoland area that,
for over 25 years, has prided itself on creating a culture and
atmosphere of comfort and love. To that end, it has focused its efforts
on four key areas to ensure that seniors have access to optimum peace of
mind, community, lifestyle and choice.
About Vitas Healthcare
VITAS Healthcare is the nation’s largest provider of end-of-life care,
operating 49 hospice programs in 16 states and the District of Columbia.
On a daily basis, its staff provide comforting hospice care to patients
and preserve dignity in the face of terminal illness.
Offering a range of inpatient or at-home hospice care services,
including music therapy and pet visits, VITAS’ primary focus is on
ensuring comprehensive support for patients and their families during
this challenging time. VITAS also offers vital bereavement & grief
support, as well as 24/7 telephone assistance, to patients and their
loved ones. To learn more, please visit www.vitas.com.
Emma Smith, 212-370-1027