Support for caregivers
If you’ve been providing care to an elderly family member or friend, you know all too well the pressures and stress that can come from being a caregiver.READ THE REST
Honoring others through interaction
Thanks again to all who served this country. From our nation’s founding to this day, we owe so much to those who sacrificed to give birth to a new manner of government. We are especially mindful of those in our more recent families who served that our national experiment might endure. . . .READ THE REST
Dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Millions of Americans — particularly veterans — suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Learn more about what PTSD is, who it affects, and what can be done about it. . . .READ THE REST
Are you a part of the Sandwich Generation?
Are you a person who takes care of aging parents and your own children? If the answer is “yes,” you are considered part of the Sandwich Generation.READ THE REST
What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
In the United States, 23 percent of all adults, or over 54 million people, have arthritis. It is a leading cause of disability. The annual direct medical costs are at least 81 billion. . . .READ THE REST
Older adults and their gift of “People Smarts”
by David Hachmeister, Owner, Care & Comfort at Home for Seniors and Veterans Our culture seems to be evolving toward the worship only of youth and technology. The acquired wisdom through decades of living and learning seems less valued. Because many seniors don’t even know what an app is, they are assumed to know nothing […]READ THE REST
Enjoy music this summer and smile! June activities in the Chicago area for seniors
The weather is warmer and the time is upon us to get out and enjoy the many activities the Chicago area has to offer. People seem to be friendlier at this time of year. The smiles you see are those that only the beginning of summer can bring. Here are some musical activity suggestions that are sure to bring smiles to you, your family, and friends, in some of the Chicago suburbs that Care & Comfort at Home serves. . . .READ THE REST
Kidney disease and diabetes
Kidney disease and diabetes are two serious diseases that can affect older adults. Read on to learn more about these diseases, what you should look for, and what you can do about them. . . .READ THE REST