COVID-safe holiday celebrations in Bay Ridge.

COVID-Safe Holiday Gift Ideas for Bay Ridge Seniors

No matter which holidays you celebrate, spending time with family and friends is important. In light of COVID-19, coming together will inspire feelings of joy and nostalgia. That said, holiday celebrations will look a little different this year. State safety guidelines discourage indoor gatherings, especially large ones in small settings. Public officials also advise against…

Celebrating Thanksgiving safely in Manhattan.

How Seniors Can Celebrate Thanksgiving Safely in Manhattan

As you begin preparations for Thanksgiving or receive invitations to attend celebrations, be sure to consider COVID-19 risks. This is especially important in light of the flu season. Seniors, of course, and particularly those with chronic conditions, are at increased risk. Still, no one is talking of skipping Thanksgiving entirely. After all, we can be…

respite care for seniors in Manhattan

4 Respite Care Programs For Seniors in New York | Giving Caregivers A Break

Caregivers are the backbone of our society. Today, upwards of 30 million unpaid caregivers provide care to an adult 50 years or older in homes across America. According to AARP, the economic value of caregiving rivals that of Walmart, the world’s largest company. These statistics, however, hide an ugly truth: burnout among caregivers is high…

Elderproofing for Home Safety

David York Home Healthcare Agency now offers Elderproofing Services  from our Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS).  Call for a free phone consultation and estimate. We often think in terms of babyproofing homes, but elderproofing is just as important. Elderproofing an elderly person’s environment is critical if they are to remain in their familiar surroundings and age in…