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Being open to history

David Hachmeister

One of my “go-to” places when I get discouraged is history. Just traveling back a few decades, let alone centuries, reminds me of how great it is to be alive today. . . .

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Food Safety for Older Adults

Food safety is important for everyone. But older adults have specific, special needs when it comes to food safety. Read on to learn more about those needs and how to protect yourself and/or your older loved ones from food illnesses. . . .

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

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. . . .

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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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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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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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