After your senior loved one is discharged from the hospital, they may still need care from a short-term or long-term rehabilitation center but there may be complications during the admission process that cause them to be readmitted into the hospital. However, here are some steps to help identify high-risk admissions to rehab or home health…

After your senior loved one is discharged from the hospital, they may still need care from a short-term or long-term rehabilitation center but there may be complications during the admission process that cause them to be readmitted into the hospital. However, here are some steps to help identify high-risk admissions to rehab or home health…

In New York, the Arts & Minds program has partnered with three New York museums– the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Historical Society and the Studio Museum in Harlem– to support people with Alzheimer’s. This program invites elderly people with memory disorders and their caregivers to attend weekly art exhibits at museums. “We know…

A unique museum in New York—the Carter Burden Gallery– exhibits artwork by seniors. Open only to artists aged 60 or above, the Carter Burden Gallery showcases the artwork of older, lesser-known artists. Paintings, photographs and other art mediums are displayed. Social events and art-related discussions are held at the gallery, with artwork available for purchase….

Libraries now offer more than just books. In addition to DVDs and other digital resources, libraries have become welcoming places for seniors. “A good library reflects the needs of its particular community,” says Nick Higgins, Chief Librarian at the Brooklyn Public Library. “Our older adult community is growing rapidly. … They’re starting to exhibit some…

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