Scientist working to develop a vaccine for COVID-19 clinical trials.

Seniors in Queens and COVID-19 Clinical Trials

As of this writing, no vaccine exists for COVID-19. However, private researchers, universities, and government agencies are working at lightning speed to change this. Thanks to Operation Warp Speed (OWS), we currently have COVID-19 clinical trials underway in different parts of the country. And, according to Dr. Fauci — the director of the National Institute of…

Woman with dysphagia after stroke in Brooklyn.

Dysphagia After Stroke in Brooklyn

As April Stroke Awareness month closes, we wanted to bring you some important information regarding stroke victims. Trouble swallowing (dysphagia) is very common after a stroke. It’s undoubtedly a dangerous condition, as it can lead to acute problems such as malnutrition and dehydration. Dysphagia after stroke also makes patients more vulnerable to chest infections like…

Smart tech tools for seniors in Bay Ridge.

Product Watch: New Smart Tech Tools for Seniors in Bay Ridge

Technology is often indispensable to a comfortable retirement. Since the Roomba (iRobot’s autonomous vacuum cleaner) came into existence, companies have introduced ever-more-impressive tech tools to support the senior lifestyle. Today, digital tools are reducing the isolation of seniors who proudly age-in-place. More importantly, newer smart tech tools for seniors are also making it possible to…

Mother and daughter in a Manhattan park. Age in place in Manhattan.

New Laws That Help Seniors Age In Place In Manhattan

Healthcare is one of the biggest barriers preventing seniors from staying in their homes. Mobility issues, transportation challenges, and lack of a supportive network make treatment plans impossible to follow. In fact, 38 percent of Medicare recipients report difficulties meeting their healthcare needs. However, seniors still prefer to play an active role in the healthcare decision-making…