Month: November 2019

10 Great 2019 Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

What do you get for the person that seems to have everything and needs nothing? Shopping for older adults can sometimes be difficult — especially when younger folks are doing the shopping. What would they like? What can they use? If you are having trouble coming up with holiday gift ideas for the senior loved ones in your life, have no fear! Care & Comfort at Home has come up with some great gift ideas that older adults would love to receive. (And we promise you, they are NOT just slippers and housecoats.) Check out these ten great 2019 holiday gift ideas for seniors! One is sure to be the perfect gift for your senior loved one. . . . READ THE REST

December 2019 Denver Area Activities for Older Adults

The holiday season has arrived! And so have lots of holiday-themed activities and events in Denver and its surrounding suburbs that everyone, including seniors, will love. We at Care & Comfort at Home have found quite a few that we would like to share with you! So please check out our list of December 2019 Denver Area activities for older adults. Enjoy! And may you and your loved ones have very happy holidays. . . . READ THE REST

December 2019 Chicagoland Activities for Older Adults

While it seems like winter came sooner rather than later in Chicagoland, that's no reason to abandon all the great Holiday activities and events coming up. Care & Comfort at Home has taken the time to specifically find ones that will make this time of year more joyful for seniors. So check out our list of December 2019 Chicagoland activities for older adults — and Happy Holidays to you all. . . . READ THE REST

Guarding Your Medicare Information

With so much of our contact information saved by virtual means, the problem of identity theft has become more and more prevalent — and it has no age barriers. Identity theft is a serious crime that can affect anyone of any age. One way to help protect yourself or someone you love from identity theft to is make sure that all Medicare information is kept private and guarded. If you are older or care for someone who is, here are some important things to know about guarding Medicare information. . . . READ THE REST

When HIV and AIDS Affect Older Adults

You might think of AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) and HIV (human immunodeficiency virus, which causes AIDS) to be problems that only young people need to worry about. However, the truth is that anyone of any age can be infected with HIV, and as people with the infection grow older, people of all ages can find themselves needing to manage the condition. Nearly half of people living with HIV in the United States are age 50 and older. Many of them were diagnosed with HIV in their younger years. However, thousands of older people get HIV every year. . . . READ THE REST