Celebrate National Hospice Month in November 2017.

National Hospice Month

As the American population continues to age — and families are increasingly scattered across the country and unable to directly provide care for their loved ones — home health care and hospice care ar...

Our November Caregiver of the Month

Our November Caregiver

Beryl is a home health aide from our Queens branch and lives in Queens, New York, and she’s originally from Jamaica. She has been an asset to our organization with her dedication and hard work f...

National Physical Therapy Month-Yep, It’s That Time of the Year Again!

National Physical Therapy Month

It’s National Physical Therapy Month! Physical therapists (PT) play a vital role in the health and well-being of millions of people. This month we recognize Physical Therapists and raise awareness to ...

How Much Do You Know About American Pharmacists Month?

american pharmacists month

October is known for Halloween, pumpkin spice, and apple cider, but did you know it’s also associated with American Pharmacist’s Month? If not, you aren’t alone. Most people don’t know that October is...

“Pain Awareness Month” Do You Want to Live a Life Without Pain?

Pain Awareness Month

September is “Paim Awareness Month”. According to John Hopkins Medicine (2017), nearly 100 million Americans experience chronic pain.Chronic pain is a debilitating condition that typically...

Grandparents Day: To Grandmother’s House We Go! Hooray!

Grandparents Day 2017

Nothing awakens every one of our five senses like thoughts and conversations about our grandparents. Perhaps we remember helping Grandma make cookies or bouncing on Grandpa’s knee. A family’s most pre...

Surviving the Flood: Dozens of Residents Rescued from Texas Nursing Home

Nursing Home Flood by TRUDY LAMPSON

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, Hurricane Harvey arrived causing massive damage to numerous homes in southeastern Texas. Many Houston-based homes, stores, businesses, and cars became partially submerged...

Medicaid Estate Planning Basics – What You Should Know

Medicaid estate planning

It is natural for aging adults to worry about their long-term medical care and begin to make plans. Medicaid estate planning is quite similar to general estate planning, requiring similar documents, a...

Assisting Your Elders: Does Medicare Pay for Nursing Home Care?

does Medicare pay for nursing home

As you grow old and your health deteriorates, the comfort and medical care provided in nursing homes might appeal to you. Unfortunately, paying for them is not easy. This brings up a commonly asked q...

Affordable Health Insurance: Understanding Medicare Coverage

Medicare Coverage

When anyone reaches the age of 65, they can qualify for enrollment in the Medicare insurance program. This affordable health insurance program provides for several different types of insurance coverag...