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Older adults and their gift of “People Smarts”

David Hachmeister

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 […]

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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. . . .

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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. . . .

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Elderly veterans and VA benefits

As veterans age, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will provide benefits and services that address a variety of issues, including changing health risks and financial challenges. . . .

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As life’s end draws near, focus on the goodness that still exists

David Hachmeister

So much end-of-life care is focused on mortality, illness, emotional family interactions, and sadness. We must be careful not to miss the sweetness and humor that are also present in most end-of-life stories.

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May activities in the Chicago area for seniors

The month of May is upon us. It’s time to get out of the house and enjoy what the Chicago area has to offer! Here are a few ideas for activities in the Chicago area that are both enjoyable and informative for seniors, as well as the other members of your family. . . .

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Oral health for older adults

Oral health, regardless of age, is integral to overall good health. However, oral health is an important but often overlooked aspect of an older adult’s general health. . . .

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Getting help filing taxes for seniors and retirees

It’s that time of year to file tax forms! If help is needed with submitting tax forms, check out these resources from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). . . .

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Care & Comfort at Home for Seniors and Veterans Selected as One of the Top Home Care Providers in Chicago Area

Best Chicago home care professional 2017

Care & Comfort at Home for Seniors and Veterans, a home care agency in Elmhurst, has been chosen as one of the top 18 care providers in the Chicago area by Expertise.com.

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When Mom isn’t Mom anymore

David Hachmeister

Mom isn’t Mom anymore. Few sadder words are ever spoken than these words I heard in a recent phone conversation. . . .

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