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Senior skin care conditions

Getting older means dealing with skin care conditions that might not have affected you or your loved one at a younger age. . . .

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Four Chicago radio stations with programming that’s perfect for older adults

By Patricia LaCroix According to most historians, the “Golden Age of Radio” ended in the late 1950s. But for a lot of older adults, radio lives on as a favorite way to be entertained and informed. Radio relies solely on our sense of hearing — leaving the imagination free to create its own visions within the mind — which is […]

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Sometimes, change is good!

David Hachmeister

All relationships have their bumps. We here at Care & Comfort at Home for Seniors and Veterans don’t expect everything to always be smooth sailing between our caregivers and our clients. We know that starting a relationship between a senior or veteran and her or her caregiver will have its moments of difficulty. . . .

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Activities in the Chicago area for seniors and veterans this September

Summer is starting to fade, but since we are in the Chicago area, we know very well that the fun around here never ends! Check out the fun things for seniors and veterans to see and do this September. . . .

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Products that help seniors live better at home and age in place

The Aging in Place movement is an exciting trend for humanity, as we are all growing older and will eventually need more help and support with everyday living. “Aging in place” simply means to be able to stay and live within our home environments as we get older — and be happy, healthy, productive, and safe for as long as possible. . . .

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Creating a comfortable and safe environment for older adults

They are many things that can be done to make an older adult’s home a comfortable and safe environment — that’s also an easier setting for those providing his or her care as well. The following things can help create a better environment for everyone involved. . . .

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Macular degeneration in older adults

Macular degeneration, also referred to as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is a leading cause of vision loss in Americans 60 and older. Perhaps you have just learned that you or a loved one has AMD. If you are like many people, you probably do not know a lot about the condition nor understand what is going on inside your eyes. . . .

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First instinct

David Hachmeister

Perhaps the most difficult part of our in-home care business for seniors and veterans is finding great caregivers. . . .

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Activities for Seniors in the Chicago Area for August 2017

Summer isn’t over yet! August is on its way, and there are still lots of things to do and see in Chicago and its surrounding suburbs that seniors and folks of all ages can enjoy in the great outdoors. . . .

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Use it or lose it: Physical activity helps seniors stay mobile

A carefully structured, moderate physical activity program helped vulnerable older people maintain their mobility. This was the conclusion of a January 2014 study, which showed that many frail older people can reap rewards from regular physical activity. . . .

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