May is Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month

May has been designated Older Americans Month by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), a government agency dedicated to enabling all people regardless of their age or disability to live independently and in their own communities. ALIGNED CORE BELIEFS That mission is completely consonant with our agency’s values which has always included these core beliefs:…

Elderly man makes a protein smoothie as part of a healthy diet to prevent hypertension.

Attn Bayside Caregivers: Study Shows Link Between Hypertension and Protein

Hypertension is often called the “silent killer,” because it usually doesn’t cause any symptoms. Although many of Bayside’s elderly may not feel the effects, this condition causes serious damage throughout the body. Having high blood pressure increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, heart failure, kidney failure, and more. On top of that, one study…