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Now that Mom has sold her car, is no longer driving and it is harder for her to get around on her own, it has been decided that you and your siblings will divide up her senior care needs. Someone has to take her to the doctor's office, grocery store and beauty shop. Someone else needs to take care of laundry and housework. And don't forget… read more
It’s long been a hush-hush topic, and the shame continues today, but mental illness, in one form or another, affects at least tens of millions of Americans. Honoring National Mental Health Month, Independence-4-Seniors Home Care in Chicago would like to aid families wrestling with mental illness to help break the chains of silence, and especially, to urge them to search for treatments that… read more
Individuals who’ve ever spent time with young children appreciate precisely what a treasure trove of creativity results from a box stuffed with assorted odds and ends. Popsicle sticks, buttons, clothes pins, and paper clips can be modified from their normal routine uses into princesses, dragons, race cars, or a group of teddy bears - the prospects are endless!
Simply because we become older doesn’t mean… read more
An innovative concept, “design thinking,” has become connected to products designed particularly for the elderly. However, in its true form, design thinking actually encompasses a wider purpose: creating product solutions that make life more comfortable – whether the user is young or old.
Seniors can definitely gain advantages from the development of carefully thought out products, particularly in helping improve the quality of care at… read more
Imagine this: Your elderly 85-year-old mother, who lives on her own, experienced a nasty fall, broke a few bones, and today is the day the hospital is releasing her. Leafing through her discharge papers reveals the need for medications, physical therapy, medical follow-up in several weeks, and a number of symptoms to watch for that would warrant a return to the E/R.
With a family of six… read more