Is guardianship a good idea for your older loved one?

When it comes to guardianship — that is, having authority, duty, and responsibilities regarding another person's life — you might think of it in terms of help for one's own child, who might be physically or mentally disabled. But there's a place and time for guardianship to take place for the elderly as well. . . . READ THE REST

They are here

Every now and then we joke a little about our business by saying that 90 percent of it is just showing up. I don’t want to diminish that. Having a compassionate helper who shows up as needed is very valuable. By hiring us, our clients show that they get how valuable that is. We get the concept as well, but there is more to it than that. . . . READ THE REST

June 2019 Denver area activities for older adults

Memorial Day 2019 is already history, and summer will soon be officially here. If you and senior loved ones have been cooped up in the house, now is definitely time to get out and take advantage of all the June 2019 Denver area activities for older adults. Here's a list of some of the events, venues, and activities that older adults can enjoy within the Denver area this June. . . . READ THE REST

June 2019 Chicagoland Activities for Older Adults

Finally! It's starting to feel like spring in the Chicagoland area. Everyone's itching to get outside, and thanks to all of the Chicagoland activities for older adults, seniors will have no problem finding something to do. Let's explore some of the events and activities that are happening this June in Chicago and its suburbs. . . . READ THE REST

Do you remember? Dances of days gone by!

Forget about today's modern dances, like hip hop, the electric slide... and dare we even mention twerking? Back in the days of early 20th century, dances like the Charleston, the Jitterbug, and the West Coast Swing were all the rage. Do you remember the dances of days gone by? If you're old enough, maybe you'll recall some of these fun dances — the dances of your youth! Let's go down memory lane and see which ones you remember. . . . READ THE REST

In-home care helps married couples stay together

"In sickness and in health... until death do we part." These marriage vows get seriously threatened when older couples find themselves in decline due to old age and illness. . . . READ THE REST

Our Denver office is a year old!

Not too long ago, my wife and I moved to Colorado to be closer to our daughter. It was very difficult to leave friends and the Chicagoland Care & Comfort at Home location behind. . . . READ THE REST

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