Can Fido Change Your Health? When you need a hand, sometimes you end up finding a paw! We all know pets are a great source of companionship and can be a huge stress relief from our hectic lives. But did you know just spending 15 minutes with a pet sets off a chemical [...]
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Older Adult Dating Challenge! The thought of dating is downright scary not matter how old you are! The thought of dating near Valentine’s Day is even worse. Starting around the last week of January, you start to see the heart shaped boxes of chocolates, the red roses and the corny cards. Dating for [...]
February Is Heart Awareness Month February is the month that help raise awareness about the organ that keeps the blood flowing and the whole body working. That’s right…your heart! The American Heart Association started the annual month of awareness back in 1963. Their rational behind it was inspired by the ever-popular Valentine’s Day [...]
We Deliver Meals & More Well, we have reached that time of the year again, where the days are short and the temperatures are in the single digits. During this time of year, our older adults depend on their home delivered meals more than any other time of the year. Our volunteers deliver [...]
2019 Is The Year of the Senior Blog! Kane Senior Council is new to the blogging game and we hope everyone is enjoying the addition to our website. We think it is important to keep older adults, caregivers and volunteers up to date with trending topics on a global, national and local level. [...]
Plant Based Diet for Seniors With the new year upon us we often look for ways to improve our health through diet and/or exercise. Just like every other age group, it is important for seniors to eat a balanced diet. Shouldn't that include meat, you may ask yourself? While a balanced diet could [...]
Home for the Holidays— Special Ways to Make Your Senior Feel at Home for Christmas Guest Blog By Marina Lambropoulos The holidays offer oodles of reasons to be stressed— finding the perfect gifts, frenzied cookie swaps, mailing out Christmas cards. But for many, the biggest culprit of holiday stress is family --- family [...]
Reduce Loneliness in Elders Around the Holidays The most joyful time of the year is upon us! Unfortunately for many older adults who are isolated, they feel the opposite. For many older adults in Kane County and throughout the whole nation, this time of the year can become even more depressing and increase [...]
Surviving The Snowy Winter Well, it is here. The ever dreaded winter, cold blistering wind, snowy nights and bone chilling temperatures. Even though the calendar hasn’t officially hit December 21st we all can agree it’s here. With the mark of the first snow storm this week the biggest question is who is cleaning [...]