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…

An Important Topic

I am excited to be sending you the second edition of the David York Agency Newsletter. I am thrilled to be able to provide this service to you and, based on the excellent feedback we received, our subscribers seem to be appreciative as well. Since professionally I am becoming more and more aware of this…

Exercise & Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention

The New York Times just reported on a fascinating study published in the May edition of Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience in an article entitled, “Can Exercise Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk?” by Gretchen Reynolds. By examining people aged 65-89 who possess a gene related to Alzheimer’s development, APOE epsilon4 allele (e4 gene for short), the hypothesis that…

Devastating Alzheimer's Disease

In this, our third edition of the David York Agency Newsletter, I wanted to focus on one topic that is so devastating to many of our elderly – Alzheimer’s disease.  Given that many of us are confronted with this debilitating disease on either a professional or personal level, I wanted to bring you some of…

Ensuring Bathroom Safety:  Quick Review

Ensuring Bathroom Safety Of the falls that occur within the home, approximately one-half of these occur in the bathroom. As such, bathroom safety is critical to the elderly where a fall can lead to tragic results. Available Products There are many bathroom safety products that are designed for ease of transfer in and out your shower or…