mental health in seniors post pandemic

Research Shows the Elderly in Brooklyn are Recovering Well from Pandemic-Related Depression

Many people struggled with their mental health during the pandemic. Lockdowns, isolation, and uncertainty about the future left a number of people struggling with depression. Seniors in Brooklyn were no exception to this problem, and they faced some unique issues that made their situation even more difficult than most. However, the mental health in seniors…

Diabetes risk test

Diabetes Risk Test

April is American Diabetes Month Diabetes is a group of diseases that deal with how your body utilizes blood sugar, also known as glucose. Glucose provides energy to our cells; without it, we cannot function. There is Type I and Type II diabetes and it is important to know the significant difference between the two.…

CDC hand washing

CDC Hand Washing Promotion

Promotional Material from the CDC Hand Washing Initiative Website The CDC hand washing campaign is in full swing with promotional materials for every setting: home, office, school and healthcare providers. Check it out. We provided a sampling below.  Here is a Fact Sheet:       Here are some Posters:           …

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Washing Hands Properly

The motivation for washing hands is quite clear. Even those who are not very strict in this area fully understand the vital importance of the practice. Saving yourself and those around you from infection which can lead to disastrous outcomes is at the core of all hand washing initiatives. Healthcare providers must be especially diligent…

Mothers & Caregivers

Caregiver Mothers Mother’s Day approaching and May is Older Americans month. With this is mind, I started thinking about caregivers at the beginning and at the end of life, for those young and old. People most often associate caregiving with the harried young mother who has no time to shower or get dressed as she…