Winter Skin Care for Older Adults

As we age, our bodies naturally undergo significant changes that alter how we sense and interact with the world around us. While changes to our skin are often looked at as an aesthetic concern, the body’s skin plays a critical role in protecting us from germs and infection. This is… read more

Safe Apartment Storage for Seniors

For many older adults, remaining in a long-time home or apartment is a key part of their ideal aging plan. Familiar settings can provide a sense of security while also providing practical benefits like longstanding ties to neighbors in their community and familiarity with local businesses. While it’s often beneficial… read more

Hearing Loss Among Older Adults

As we age, our bodies undergo natural changes that can impact how we interact with the world around us. Age-related hearing loss, known as presbycusis, is a gradual loss of hearing that limits a person’s ability to hear noises, especially those of a higher pitch.  While this challenge is quite… read more

A Guide to Canes and Walker Selection and Use

For older adults, the ability to safely travel within their community is a key element of maintaining long-term independence, allowing individuals to consistently and safely attend medical appointments, run errands, and stay socially engaged. While New York City is home to numerous transportation options that cater to individuals using wheelchairs,… read more

The Importance of Long Term Care Planning

While New York City’s easy access to amenities, healthcare facilities, and public programming make it a fantastic place for older adults who plan to remain in their long-time homes, early planning remains critical to maintaining long-term independence and safety. The following blog reviews some of the key considerations older adults… read more