Month: September 2018

October 2018 Denver area activities for older adults

Autumn has arrived in Denver and its surrounding suburbs! It's a time of year that everyone — young and old alike — can enjoy. Here are some fall activities in the Denver area that you and your older loved ones will love to do. . . . READ THE REST

October 2018 Chicagoland activities for older adults

The first wisps of fall are in the air — when the summer heat finally relents to the crisp winds, the leaves begin to change, and the people of Chicagoland realize that winter is upon us. But before the elements drive us indoors for the winter, be sure to get out and enjoy what the Chicago area has to offer in the days before Halloween. . . . READ THE REST

5 benefits of yoga for older adults

Yoga is a form of exercise that includes stretching, breathing, and relaxation. It is also considered a mind and body practice, meaning it combines mental focus with movement to calm the mind and relax the body. Since September is National Yoga Month, it is a great time to review how yoga can benefit older adults. . . . READ THE REST

Winning by losing

Not all is “sweetness and light” in every home where Care and Comfort at Home provides care. Our job has several difficult aspects and awkward moments. In all cases, we try our best to resolve issues and ease tensions as quickly as possible. . . . READ THE REST

Why handwashing is so important

No matter how young or old a person is, handwashing is extremely important to maintaining good health. Washing one's hands correctly is extremely easy to learn and easy to do — and it's the single most effective way to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. . . . READ THE REST