Month: October 2018

November 2018 Chicagoland activities for older adults

The chilly bite in the air is proof that the holidays are quickly approaching. But these local activities show that it isn’t winter just yet! Take advantage of these opportunities to get out of the house before the snow arrives to seal us indoors for the winter. . . . READ THE REST

November 2018 Denver area activities for older adults

The cool nip in the air is a sign that the winter holidays are quickly approaching. Whether you’re looking for gifts or searching for some family-friendly fun, get out and enjoy these Denver area activities in the month of November. . . . READ THE REST

Halloween over the years

Halloween falls on Oct. 31 as always, and for most of us, the holiday probably seems pretty much the same from year to year. But the truth is a lot has changed since Halloween first started to be practiced. Let’s take a brief yet interesting look at Halloween over the years. . . . READ THE REST

What older adults can do to prevent the flu

With the month of October, the arrival of fall, and the cooler temps associated with this time of year also comes the arrival of flu season. Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. . . . READ THE REST

You need us!

Many folks have chosen care through a referral website or from a friend (or even a friend of a friend) — rather than directly from an agency. We have a cautionary tale for those who choose that former route. . . . READ THE REST

Health screenings for men age 50 and older

Staying healthy is important at any stage of your life, whether you are a man or a woman. But men over 50 need to be aware of and watch out for particular health issues. Men in general also tend to be less mindful of health issues and less proactive with their health than women. . . . READ THE REST