Chicken Soup for the Senior Soul—and then some! Nothing beats the chilliest of Chicago nights than warming up to a cozy bowl of bubbling, soothing soup. Even if it’s not cold outside, but when you’re fighting a cold, or you’re just simply craving a hearty, comforting meal: Welcome to soup season! As you prepare [...]
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Bridge Jobs and Retirement Happy New Year everyone! This year may be the year you start thinking about retirement, which is great! But maybe you aren’t quite ready to throw in the towel yet. Since you are thinking of slowing down and retiring maybe it is time to consider a bridge job. You may [...]
The Power Of Vanilla Ice Cream Looking for a way to help serve our older adult community? Maybe give a little time and love? There are opportunities every day, not just around the holidays so let’s make it happen! Here at DSCC one of our interactive services is our Friendly Visit & Assistance program [...]
5 Tech Great Tech Gifts For Seniors We are coming close to Christmas Day which means we are wrapping up Christmas shopping and also wrapping up those Christmas presents. But some of us may not have all of our shopping done and still need to check some loved ones off our shopping list. When [...]
It's Flu Season Yuck! Not only is winter here but cold and flu season is here. The flu is nothing to joke around with and should be taken very seriously no matter what the age is. Flu season can be even more dangerous for older adults because of a weakened immune system. In [...]
Avoiding Gluten This Holiday Season? This month's blog post is written by DSCC's friend, Glen Prairie Restaurant. Cooking for the holidays is all about nostalgia and tradition. But what do you do when modern lifestyles and medical discoveries get in the way? Ten years ago if you were to say gluten, people [...]
Cozy Up To Winterizing Your Home Fall is officially here and with winter around the corner you’re probably in need of somewhere to start preparing your home (or your elderly loved one’s home) for the inescapable cold months. Your gingerbread hot cocoa isn’t going to cut it! From furnaces to gutters, there’s a lot [...]
Travel Tips for Seniors It’s that time of year again, the temperature is dropping and the leaves are falling. As we approach the middle to end of October the daunting thought of holiday travel is about to rear its ugly head. Traveling for an older adult can be more difficult than the average traveler [...]
3 Important Dental Tips for Seniors Having a good dental care routine has never been more important than now. As you get older, your teeth become more vulnerable to many conditions. Here are three important dental tips that can help you smile for years to come! This is something you can do [...]
Six Ways to Help Prevent Falls Did you know a senior falls every 13 seconds? There are numerous ways to prevent falls and make sure older adults are safe in their home. Exercising can help with coordinating your balance and strengthens the body. Start out small with simple exercises like walking from [...]