If you have a loved one that is elderly or suffers from a life challenging disability you may find yourself overwhelmed, wandering through a complicated system.

At Life with Dignity, we are your navigators, blazing the trail of your life's journey.

We go the extra mile.



“The journey of a thousand miles starts with the first step.”


We aid in the preservation of dignity through advocacy for each person's journey through life because every compromised person deserves a life care advocate.

Our initial assessment, refined through years of experience and expertise, is the first step in our journey with you. This is the guide we use to understand your loved one's needs. With this guide we can map out your loved one's  journey and help you identify the support you need and implement a life/care plan that suits you and your loved one . 


From our online community to our in-house services and resources, there is help for everyone navigating CareGiverLife.

We offer the support you need - from building well-rounded life plans to identifying resources and geriatric care management services in the Chicagoland area.

We build realistic, well-rounded life plans for adults with disabilities or mental health issues, and the families caring for them. We know and work with the most trusted care agencies, specialists, attorneys, trust officers, accountants, financial planners, doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists, clergy, outreach programs, and assisted-living/rehab facilities  throughout the Chicago area. We quickly connect you to your specific area’s best resources and facilitate the life/care plan going forward. 
Our Geriatric Case Managers are dedicated healthcare professionals with a background in nursing, social work, gerontology or psychology. They specialize in Medical, Psycho-social or Memory Care needs and are trained to help family caregivers by assessing the particular needs of a family, the level of care needed, and the living situation. Most importantly, they help navigate the medical system and plan and supervise care.
It is always better to be proactive than reactive. Planning for your future needs can keep you independent longer and be more cost effective. If you put a Power of Attorney in place with someone you trust and you provide them with a detailed account of what you want (or don’t want), you are more likely to be cared for the way that you want and your money will go further.
In situations where an individual hasn’t prepared and they become incapacitated, a guardian may be appropriate. As experienced and socially conscious corporate guardians, we are committed to maximizing the independence of the people we care for, while ensuring that every one of their unique needs is met through our knowledge of the various services involved in their care.
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Master’s degree in Gerontology

Fran Piekarski, President

Fran Piekarski, President

Certified Professional Guardian

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"The road of life twists and turns and no two directions are ever the same. Yet our lessons come from the journey, not the destination."

Our core purpose is to ensure that each of our clients live a life with dignity, no matter what their mental or physical state. We advocate for our clients in systems that grow more complicated each year.


Using the tools of Life/Care Planning, Geriatric Case Management, Power of Attorney/Executor and Guardianship, we help people sustain stability in their life journey. This relieves families of the stress of managing the many needs of a loved one with mental health issues, developmental disabilities or dementia.

Private consultations and seminars are available within the Chicagoland area and surrounding regions.


Caregiver Life with Dignity




Janine Smith

I have had the pleasure of working with Living Life with Dignity for many years.  I have found their care management support and advocacy expertise to be professional and effective.  I have seen their clients and their families benefit from their support and intervention. Their professional staff manages the intricacies of a case while enhancing the quality of life for their clients. 

Michelle L. Bain

Living with Dignity saved our lives. They work tirelessly and diligently and it all comes from their heart. They truly care and it shows in everything they do. Fran and Sue are blessings and I can’t thank them enough for assisting my mom and family 

Mark Cooney

I promised mom and dad that when they were gone I would do all that I could to care for my sister who suffers from mental illness.  I searched for help because there was so much that I did not know or understand about my sister's disease and needs.  Through networking, I found Living Life With Dignity to help provide solutions and advice.  From the first call to them, about three years ago, until now I cannot say enough about the knowledge, compassion and sound advice provided by Fran and her experienced staff.  There has been no task too small and no challenge too great for Living Life With Dignity to help us.  They have made a grand impact on both my sister’s quality of life and mine.  Without reservation, I recommend this company to anybody in need of their services.




333 N Randall Rd, Suite 104,

Saint Charles, IL,  60174


Email: info@lifewithdignity.net
Tel:  630 549 0654