Month: September 2019

Making the jump from independence to care

Here at Care & Comfort at Home, we talk to many people who would like care, but are very reluctant to have someone in their home to provide that care. . . . READ THE REST

October 2019 Denver area activities for older adults

Autumn is in full swing now in the Denver area, and so are all the great fall activities Denver and the surround Denver suburbs have to offer. Here at Care & Comfort at Home, we like to list the ones that seniors will especially enjoy! So without further adieu, here are our suggestions for October 2019 Denver area activities for older adults. . . . READ THE REST

October 2019 Chicagoland Activities for Older Adults

Fall is fully here in Chicagoland! The crisp air and cool temperatures invite us all to get out and about, as we Chicagoans like to say! Of course, this time of year is just as busy and active in Chicagoland with all of its fun activities, events, and venues. We like to point out the ones that are particularly friendly towards and enjoyable for seniors. . . . READ THE REST

It’s never too late to learn! Four ways older adults can get financial aid for school

Learning is a lifelong activity. Many people find that their "golden years" leaves more time for things that they couldn't do when they were younger, and that often includes going back to school and taking classes purely for the love of learning. If you're an older adult (or if you know of someone) that's dreamt of going back to school (perhaps to even get his or her degree), there are programs that exist that can financially help that become a reality! Here are four ways older adults can get financial aid for school. . . . READ THE REST

Senior Corps — a way for older adults to stay active and feel needed

As humans, we all need to feel like we have a purpose in life — a reason to live. We need to know that our lives matter — no matter our age. For many of us, that manifests in the feeling of being needed. But as we get older, it might feel more and more like we are in need of others, rather than that others are in need of us. Enter Senior Corps — a way for older adults to stay active, feel needed, and bring back a sense of purpose. . . . READ THE REST

Awkward moments

Whether it’s discussing money or dealing with family issues, we all like to avoid awkward moments. When more than one are combined, it’s like travelling through a toxic waste site: We travel as quickly and lightly as possible. . . . READ THE REST