Month: May 2017

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. . . . READ THE REST

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. . . . READ THE REST

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. . . . READ THE REST

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

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. READ THE REST