Enjoy our monthly newsletter with tips for caregivers, in-depth articles on a wide range of topics, and great local resources you can make use of today.

Wishing you the very best of life and health!

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World Alzheimer’s Month - September

Each September people across the globe unite to increase awareness and reduce stigmas that still exist around Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.

Festive Fall Activities for Older Adults

Fall is full of many family traditions. Celebrate the season with activities that are simple, inexpensive, and fun! There’s no right or wrong way to have fun. Engagement and inclusion is key.

Community Resources

This month Memory Cafe and Author Kristine Cichowski

As a family-owned business, Traycee values partnerships with community members who share our commitment to helping seniors and their families. Each month, we feature businesses and individuals who are making a difference in our community. We hope you take a moment to read and share with others!

Using a Montessori Approach to Enhance Quality of Life for Persons with Dementia

In response to the rising number of individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias, Traycee Home Care Services provides specialized training to support their team with innovative approaches to care.

Practicing Happiness!

Watch the Recorded Webinar Today

Last month’s delightful and insightful presentation – Practicing Happiness – Now! - is available to VIEW via our website.

Dr. Stephen DeVries

Thank you, Glenview Senior Center at The East Wing for partnering with Traycee Home Care Services to provide an exceptional presentation by cardiologist Dr. Stephen DeVries from The Gaples Institute.

Supporting Family Traditions

Preserving traditions and creating new ones that bring good cheer is what Traycee Home Care Services is all about. Family Matters!

Supporting Family Caregivers

As the Baby Boomer generation is aging, more seniors are aging in place in the comfort of their own homes. This means more families – approximately 34.2 million people are caregivers to aging seniors.

Living With Dementia Doesn’t Mean You Stop Living

Practical strategies to support quality of life for your loved one and yourself.

Kristine Cichowski provides practical strategies to help reframe your mental model on living with dementia. Designed to help all persons involved in dementia care.

Supporting Seniors with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's is a neuro/cognitive disease that impacts a person's mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing. Having support and a plan to navigate the impact of cognitive changes makes all the difference.

Celebrating Senior Men’s Health

Our dads are the cornerstone of our families. As our loved ones age, it is important to help support their holistic health and well-being. The following are some tips to support healthy aging for senior men.

Supporting Seniors with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's is a neuro/cognitive disease that impacts a person's mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing. Having support and a plan to navigate the impact of cognitive changes makes all the difference. For family caregivers, the following are some ways to help support your loved one with Alzheimer's.

"Practicing Happiness Now!" by Dr. John C. Webb

A Live Virtual Event Tuesday, July 12, 2022 1:00 PM Central Time

Like many family caregivers, Dr. Webb was launched into that role suddenly and unexpectedly. Dr. Webb will share perspectives from his book to support you in this very special field of caregiving, whether by choice or by circumstance.

Cultivating Resilience During Chronic Illness

Living with chronic illness has many challenges for both seniors and their families. It is important to develop resilience to help seniors face their challenges with hope.

Supporting Seniors Through the Challenges of Parkinson’s Disease

While living with Parkinson’s disease has many challenges, taking small steps to live healthy each day can improve your quality of life and help you live each day to the fullest.

Local Community Senior Resources

Meet Arnie Brown

Arnie has 35+ years of commercial banking experience leading groups catering to Commercial and Professional/Executive clientele. These include Law and Accounting firms, Engineering, Architectural, and Consulting businesses. He also has deep experience in providing innovative and responsive credit solutions to Medical Groups/practices and Family owned/Middle market businesses, including Manufacturing, Wholesalers and Distributors.

Supporting Seniors With Chronic Kidney Health

Kidney disease is caused by damage to the organs, which prevents the kidneys from filtering blood effectively. Kidney disease can be caused by high blood pressure, diabetes, infection, or kidney stones.

Local Community Senior Resources

Meet Dr. Brent Nathan

Dr. Nathan enjoys diagnosis and treatment of acute conditions as well as screening and managing multiple and complex chronic diseases. He has a special interest in patient education and shared medical decision-making. Most of all, he greatly appreciates and respects the continuity and relationship he develops with patients and the opportunity to collaborate with them to achieve their health goals.

Caregiving for Seniors with Chronic Health Needs

When a loved one has a chronic disease, the long-term impact of caregiving can be challenging. Here are some ways families can create healthy lifestyles when caregiving for a loved one with a chronic illness.

Heart-Healthy Habits for Seniors

Heart health impacts every aspect of our health. As we age, changes in the cardiovascular system affect our overall function and increase the risk of developing diseases.