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  • 5 Ways Seasonal Allergies Can Reduce With Age

    June 27, 2022

    Allergic reactions aren't necessarily permanent as some people probably made you believe. As you grow older, some allergens no longer make you miserable or don't trigger allergic reactions as they did when you were younger. You need to know that seasonal allergies can reduce, or completely go away with age.

  • Cleaning Services Are Helpful, But Companion Services Care

    June 15, 2022

    Taking care of our elderly loved ones is a lot of work. As time passes, their ability to do what they used to do around the house decreases and it's up to us to pick up where they left off. When the goal is to keep them in their homes, it's important to ensure that their house is clean and everything is in its place through cleaning services.

  • Occupational Therapy: The Surprising Health Benefits of Rearranging House Furniture for Seniors

    April 4, 2022

    Many seniors find themselves on the exterior edge of loneliness with old age kicking in. The buzz of fast life suddenly goes quiet, and in comes the silence accompanied by dull mornings and evenings. When this happens, most seniors will isolate themselves, primarily affecting their mental health. How can occupational therapy help?

  • How Seniors Can Do Volunteering Activities Over the Phone to Fill Up Their Day

    March 8, 2022

    Older adults have various life experiences and can help the younger generation and society fulfill their dreams in life. If you are an older adult staying at home, you can engage in multiple volunteering activities to keep you busy and fill up your day. It is all about doing what you love to stay active

     

  • How to Help a Senior Loved One Create an Advance Directive

    February 2, 2022

    Contemplating our own end-of-life care decisions can be unsettling, so we just put off talking about it. But what happens in the event of a medical emergency that leaves you unable to speak for yourself? Many seniors never get around to making their wishes known. Thus, resulting in choices made for you that you might not agree with or want. This is where the importance of creating an advance directive comes into play.

    Reflecting on what matters to you and sharing those desires with your loved ones in case you become incapacitated is important.

  • 5 Inspirational Women Over 60 Worth Knowing About

    January 4, 2022

    Living your best life doesn't stop when you reach a certain age. A positive mindset and a persistent, creative approach to setting goals can make all the difference. In fact, the world is filled with successful people who never let their years come between them and the things they want to achieve.

  • How to Have a Successful First Day With Your Professional Caregiver

    December 1, 2021

    Caring for your senior loved one can be complex. But with the help of a professional caregiver, you can ensure that they have the best quality of life possible.

  • Top 10 Best Podcasts for Seniors

    October 1, 2021

    There is nothing as refreshing as listening to your favorite podcast as you carry out your daily chores or when you are relaxing on the couch. Podcasts refer to pre-recorded shows that you can access through such Apps as Stitcher, Apple podcast, Podcast Addict, Google Play Music, among other apps.

  • Senior Care Information and Lifestyle in Des Plaines

    September 3, 2021

    The aging process comes with numerous challenges which might rob people of their time and resources. However, the worry about the future is becoming history to some people, thanks to home care facilities for the aged. Here is what you need to know about senior care information and lifestyle.

     

     

  • The Home Caregiver vs the Finicky Eaters in Des Plaines

    August 18, 2021

  • 5 Useful and Helpful Steps Towards Promoting Senior Productivity

    July 29, 2021

  • Farmer's Markets: 6 Useful Tips When Shopping for the Best Produce

    May 10, 2021

  • Respite Care - How it Can Benefit You and Your Loved One

    March 29, 2021

    Caring for a family member can be rewarding. But it can also take a toll on your health and well-being. Read on to learn more about how respite care may benefit you and your loved one.

     

  • 4 Ways Aging Adults Can Develop New Friendships

    February 15, 2021

    Reaching out can be hard, but the benefits of developing new senior friendships is incredibly rewarding. Try a new hobby or take a class for a chance to meet a new companion.

  • Great Stuff Free for Seniors (or Nearly Free)

    January 15, 2021

    Seniors should be enjoying themselves and staying connected. Limited or fixed income can make that difficult, but there are resources available. Here are some tools and great stuff free for seniors.

  • Easy Dinner Prep With HelloFresh Meal Delivery Kits

    December 7, 2020

    If you’re tired of relying on the same recipes, there’s a new option. Learn how to transform the way you cook and eat with HelloFresh meal delivery kits.

  • Get Fresh Produce Deliveries From Misfits Market

    October 30, 2020

    Eating more produce is a great way to improve one’s health and wellbeing. After all, fruits and vegetables are low in calories and high in vitamins and nutrients. They are filling and can also help us maintain a healthy weight. However, eating the recommended daily quota of fruits and vegetables can be difficult for seniors in Des Plaines who are aging in place on a fixed income.

  • How to Celebrate Thanksgiving 2020

    October 15, 2020

    This Thanksgiving will likely look a bit different from the last one, in light of COVID-19 and social-distancing requirements. However, this doesn’t mean you should put Thanksgiving on hold! There are many reasons to celebrate Thanksgiving in 2020, family being one of them. With these tips, you'll be well on your way to hosting a fun and memorable Thanksgiving meal.

  • Cut Costs in Retirement with These Tips

    September 30, 2020

    Many seniors may find that their expenses add up as they begin to age. Here are some tips to cut costs in retirement and ensure a comfortable lifestyle in Des Plains.

  • The Effects of Blood Pressure on Brain Health

    September 13, 2020

    High blood pressure can have a variety of side effects. Here are some warning signs and ways it can affect brain health.

  • Improve Senior Nutrition with Help from Home Caregivers | Senior Helpers Des Plaines

    August 15, 2020

    Nutrition is essential during all phases of life. Senior nutrition can be difficult to maintain for a variety of reasons, but home caregivers can help maintain a healthy standard.

  • Dementia Care: Tips for Mealtime Success | Senior Helpers Des Plaines

    August 1, 2020

    Mealtime with your loved one with dementia doesn’t have to be a struggle. Consider these tips for dementia care to assist with successful mealtimes.

  • Tips for Staying Active as a Senior

    July 1, 2020

    If you’re looking for fun ways to stay active as a senior, look no further than these tips from Senior Helpers.

  • In-Home Senior Care in Des Plaines, IL

    June 15, 2020

    Looking for effective and in-home senior care in Des Plaines, IL? Here’s what to look for in a caregiver.

  • SIX STEPS FOR PREVENTING SENIOR FALLS

    September 17, 2019

    According to the Texas A&M University Health Center, every six seconds a senior is admitted to an emergency room somewhere in the country. Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people aged 65 or older.