Chicago Senior Home Care Helps Aged Workers Avoid House Accidents

Working can be very satisfying as it offers people the opportunity to become financially secured and feel good about contributing to the general welfare of society. For some, these reasons are enough to keep on working as an employee or as a manager of their own business even beyond the normal retiring age prescribed by the government. A perfect example to this is current U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who, according to Paige Lavender’s report for The Huffington Post, intends to keep her job as long as she thinks she can still perform her responsibilities well: Continue reading

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Cook County Elder Care Services Give Kids a Chance to Thank Parents

Over the next twenty years, people aged 65 and older would represent 20 percent of the United States’ population which will, no doubt, open up problems on how the government and family members will take care of the aging citizenry. Writer and blogger Arlene Nisson Lassin gives us a glimpse into the troubles and hardships many will soon face in her article for The Huffington Post: Continue reading

Chicago Home Health Care for Seniors with Dementia and Heart Disease

Compared to individuals without cognitive impairment, dementia patients are more likely to receive a pacemaker prescription. That’s according to a study recently published in JAMA: Internal Medicine. The retrospective analysis of information on the National Alzheimer Coordinating Center Uniform Data Set provides the foundation of the report. Writing for Medscape, Steve Stiles, seasoned reporter on cardiovascular medicine, has more on the story: Continue reading

Chicago Home Care and Technology Use Help Seniors Stay Independent

If you think seniors are too old for exercise, a study featured in Harvard Health Publications begs to disagree. Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the trial called Lifestyle Interventions and Independence for Elders (LIFE) concludes that regular exercise and walking can help the elderly in avoiding physical disability. Continue reading