For caregivers, it can be challenging to ensure their loved one is reaping the benefits of a strong social network. Participation in an adult day program can help. [...]
A free CarFit screening can assist elderly drivers in the effort to be road-ready and driving as safely as possible. [...]
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet have announced a collaborative agreement with Eddy SeniorCare, part of St. Peter’s Health Partners (SPHP), that will enable the [...]
This September, Eddy SeniorCare is celebrating the first National PACE Month, in recognition of the work of Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). [...]
St. Peter’s Health Partners (SPHP) recently held an open house to celebrate the opening of its newest project, the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Center at Albany Memorial Hospital. [...]
For the caregivers of older individuals, it can be challenging to ensure their loved one is reaping the benefits of a strong social network outside the home. That is where an adult day program can help. [...]
For independent seniors, the ability to summon help at the time of a fall is critical to keeping an emergency from turning into a tragedy. A medical alert system can offer seniors and their families the peace of mind that help is just a button push away. [...]
Recovery from an injury or illness, particularly for seniors, can often be a long journey. Family involvement is very important at this stage, as there are a number of considerations when planning post-discharge care.
Seniors are generally more vulnerable to tooth decay and gum disease, in part because of many commonly used medications that cause dry mouth. This lack of saliva makes the mouth susceptible to infections and decay.
Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital offers a program that can help assess the safety skills and reaction times of senior drivers. Learn more in this CBS 6 News report. [...]