The Rundown: Companies with ideological agendas and caring for elderly parents
Here's the plan for Monday's Eight Forty-Eight with Tony Sarabia:
Daybook: WBEZ editor Tony Arnold shares what stories the news room is following this week.
Is Morality Good Business?: Some companies like Chick-fil-A make ideology a key part of their brand identity, but is it good for business? Do consumers care? Clarke Caywood, a marketing expert at Northwestern University, and Cristina Traina, who teaches ethics at Northwestern, weigh in.
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Families and Elderly Care: Deciding how or who should care for elderly parents is never easy, but when siblings disagree, things can get complicated--and ugly--quickly. Celia Berdes with Northwestern University's Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, explains how adult children navigate end-of-life care for their parents. Geriatrician Jerald Winakur, author of the book Memory Lessons: A Doctor's Story, describes his struggle to look after his father with dementia.