The People in Your Aging Neighborhood

February 26, 2024 — As we journey through the various stages of life, our needs, concerns, and health considerations evolve. Aging can bring about unique challenges and require specialized care and support. However, most don’t know about these professionals until we need to interact with them. In the spirit of Sesame Street’s “The People in Your Neighborhood” segment, we... Read More

Make a Plan for Independent Aging

February 13, 2024 — February is Senior Independence Month, an opportunity to celebrate the vitality and resilience of older adults. Aging is life—everybody’s doing it! Most older adults want to maintain their independence for as long as possible. The best way to achieve that is to plan ahead and be proactive. There are many strategies and tips that can... Read More

7 Steps for a Healthier Heart

February 5, 2024 — Our heart, the tireless engine that powers our body, deserves our care and attention. This American Heart Month let’s think about the ways we all can improve our heart health. Here are seven things you can do to show your heart some love: 1. Eat heart-healthy foods That old adage is true—food really is medicine!... Read More

Resilience Home Health Celebrates its Annual Holiday Party and 10-year Anniversary

January 25, 2024 — On December 9, 2023, Resilience Home Health celebrated its annual holiday party and 10-year anniversary at the CityGate Grille in Naperville. This year the company expanded its Employee Recognition Program and granted awards to 40 employees. In addition to Resilience’s staple Mission Impossible Awards, the newly expanded program includes the international DAISY award for nurses,... Read More

Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

January 24, 2024 — It may be easy to overlook vision health, especially if you’re not having any problems with your eyesight. January is Glaucoma Awareness Month which serves as an important reminder, particularly for older adults, to prioritize eye health. Glaucoma, often termed the “silent thief of sight,” can start “stealing” your vision without causing any noticeable symptoms.... Read More

Adaptive Devices Ease Arthritis Symptoms

December 27, 2023 — As many as one in five adults in the United States have a diagnosed form of arthritis, a type of inflammation that causes joint pain. Arthritis can make everyday tasks challenging because it causes pain and stiffness in the joints. However, there are many tools designed to help people with arthritis to do everyday things... Read More

Non-Gift Ideas for Older Adults

December 11, 2023 — If you’ve ever asked your loved ones what gifts they’d like, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of, “You don’t need to get me anything at all.” This can make the gift-giving process a little more challenging, especially if you’re trying to find the perfect gift for the older adults in your life. They... Read More

Avoiding Package Scams

December 1, 2023 — With the holidays approaching, many of us are making plans to send gifts or homemade baked goods to far-away friends and family. After all, nothing says “I’m thinking of you” like a package from a loved one. But the United States Postal Service warns that scammers are also busy this time of year, targeting both... Read More

Adaptive Clothing: Comfort and Style for Every Body

November 16, 2023 — We have come a long way in recognizing the needs and rights of Americans with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act, passed in July of 1990, enshrined into law that equal access for people with disabilities is a matter of civil rights. With one in four people in the United States having a disability, more... Read More

Veterans Day Moment of Silence November 11, 2023

November 7, 2023 — On November 11, Resilience Home Health will be joining the Veterans Day national moment of silence at 1:11 p.m. Central Standard time to thank Veterans for their service and to honor their contributions and sacrifices for our national security. Veterans Day was established to recognize and honor all those who have served in the United... Read More