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. [...]
Congratulations to Donna Stressel, program director of driving rehabilitation servcices for Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital, who has been recognized by the Albany County Traffic Safety Awareness Committee with its Award of Excellence. [...]
The Terrace at Beverwyck's Community Service Group receives a generous donation of yarns from Darn Good Yarn of Schenectady and founder, Nicole Snow. Members of the group will use the yarn to make hats, scarves, and lap blankets to donate to area hospitals and community organizations in need. [...]
Don't let the holidays be marred by an accident. Prepare your home for older loved ones, who are among the most prone to dangerous falls or mishaps. [...]
The Albany Business Review interviewed Karen Meemken, elder care consultant for the CHOICES Geriatric Care Management Program at St. Peter’s Health Partners, about the [...]