April is Defeat Diabetes Month: Do You Know the Symptoms?

Diabetes affects approximately 25% of people ages 65 and older in the United States. When a person has diabetes, their body is unable to process food into energy because the body does not make enough insulin or isn’t able to properly use insulin. There are two common types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 diabetes is usually diagnosed during childhood. Type 2 diabetes is generally diagnosed when a person is an adult and is the most common kind ... Read more

Keeping Your Aging Parent’s Pet Safe on Halloween

Senior Care in Floral Park NY Halloween is a fabulous holiday for every member of the family to enjoy together, and a fun way for your parent to enjoy some unique mental stimulation and making meaningful memories with you and your children. While you are thinking of all of the spooky festivities that you can enjoy together, it is important that you do not overlook your role as their caregiver and remember to keep their safety and health in mind. This also ... Read more

How Seniors Can Keep From Falling at Home

Senior Care in Floral Park NY Seniors who receive home care services are in their homes throughout most of the day which might be part of the reason they get hurt at home more than any other location. One study showed that of the seniors who fall 40% of them experience fractures in their hip and 20% of them die as die as a result of injuries sustained during a fall. For those receiving senior care at home, it is vitally important ... Read more