Month: April 2019

May 2019 Chicagoland activities for older adults

With all the April snow we've had this year in Chicagoland, it might be hard to believe that spring is really here... But it is! And the month of May will help you remember that spring has finally sprung. May also presents us with a number of Chicagoland events and activities that older adults can enjoy, both inside and outside. So let's explore some of the options. . . . READ THE REST

May 2019 Denver area activities for older adults

As spring pushes through into May with warmer weather, the opportunities abound to get out and enjoy everything the Denver area has to offer — for all ages, of course, but in particular for its seniors! Here are a few May 2019 Denver area activities for older adults to enjoy. . . . READ THE REST

How smell and taste change as you age

Did you know that your sense of smell and taste are connected — and that as you age, these senses change? As you get older, you might find that certain foods aren’t as flavorful as they used to be, as that's usually normal. However, changes in smell or taste can also be a sign of a larger problem, too. So it's important to take note of any changes in your ability to smell or taste things. . . . READ THE REST

Older adults and money scams: What to watch out for and how to protect yourself

Being older doesn't always make us wiser. Sadly, some people take advantage of that fact by luring older adults into money scams. Read on to learn what to watch out for and how to protect yourself or someone you love against such scams. . . . READ THE REST

What? When age affects hearing: Age-related hearing loss

While there are many types of hearing loss, "presbycusis" is specifically loss of hearing that is due to aging and can affect older adults. Read on to learn more about this age-related hearing loss and what can be done if you or someone you love suffers from the condition. . . . READ THE REST

Honesty really is the best policy

When we here at Care & Comfort at Home talk to people during an initial inquiry for services, we often encounter one picture painted during that talk, and then discover another, different picture when we perform an assessment of the client’s needs. . . . READ THE REST