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Is long-term care insurance right for you?

While many of us might not want to face the fact, the truth is — assuming all goes well — we will continue to grow older.

Are you planning well for the inevitable? What can you do to ensure that you will be able to afford the care services you will most likely need later in life?

One option that you might not be aware of is “long-term care insurance.” Read on to learn more about what it is and how it can help you and your family in the future. . . .

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Honoring others through interaction

David Hachmeister

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. . . .

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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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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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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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What is “aging in place”?

Aging in place simply means that a person — regardless of age — lives in the residence of his or her own choosing. Primarily, this phrase is used in regard to an elderly person maintaining a good quality of life while living in his or her own home. . . .

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Embracing change and accepting help

David Hachmeister

Now that I have personally punched my one-way ticket to Geezerville, I find my empathy towards my fellow seniors growing ever more so. . . .

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What qualifies a veteran for in-home care benefits?

We at Care & Comfort at Home for Seniors and Veterans get many inquiries about our relationship with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (commonly referred to as “the VA”). . . .

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In-home care services you might not have considered

What can you do for your aging parent or loved one? A nursing home seems drastic and oh-so-final. It’s also expensive — sometimes downright unaffordable. But what other option do you have? . . .

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