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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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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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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. . . .

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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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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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Care & Comfort at Home honored to be a VA preferred provider

Care & Comfort at Home is honored to have been named a “Preferred Provider” for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). . . .

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The history of Flag Day

Each year on June 14, we celebrate “Flag Day” — the birthday of the Stars and Stripes, which came into being on June 14, 1777. . . .

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