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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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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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Addressing care concerns of both the senior and the family

David Hachmeister

Matching the right care provider with the right client is a very delicate task. All personalities — not just of the client and the caregiver, but also those of the client’s family — must mesh. . . .

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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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When to have the conversation about in-home care

It’s not easy to have that dreaded conversation with an aging parent — you know, the one that begins “we have to get you some help.”

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Care & Comfort at Home meets your wants and needs with the right caregiver

David Hachmeister

Our relationships between our caregivers and our at-home care clients are as close or as distant as our client wants. We have had some clients who want our caregivers to be in another room, unless called upon to perform a task. We find caregivers who respect that …

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Finding the answer to “Now what?” for your loved one — and for you

If you’re responsible for a loved one who has become dependent due to old age or a disability, “Now what?” is probably a question you ask yourself on a daily basis. . .

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