Category Archives: News

South Bronx Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak – Get The Facts

August 4, 2015 UPDATE New York Health Officials announced Monday evening that an additional three people failed to recover from their infections over the weekend, while 10 additional cases of Legionnaires’ Disease were confirmed, bringing the total to seven dead and 81 infected.  Officials also announced that all five contaminated… read more

End to Flu Season 2014 – 2015

The New York State Department of Health has declared that the 2014-2015 influenza season has officially ended, citing a marked decrease in influenza-like illnesses (ILI).  As a result, unvaccinated health care workers in both hospital and home settings are no longer required to wear flu masks. While the flu is… read more

SelectCare – Staff Updates

SelectCare Home Care Services is pleased to announce that Kelly Takemura, RN, has recently been promoted to Director of Nursing.  Kelly has served as an RN Field Nurse Supervisor at SelectCare since 2009. Bijal Patel, RN Field Nurse Supervisor will take on additional duties as the Assistant Director of Nursing… read more

Enhance Your Life With Senior Learning Opportunities

Just because you are a senior, who is retired from your job and perhaps have less mobility than you’d like, doesn’t mean that the educationally stimulating part of your life is over. Thanks to modern technology, there is a big wide world of learning out there that is available to… read more