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Falls Responsible for Most Deaths Among NYC Seniors

The incident of falls among aging New Yorkers is on the rise, according to a new report for the New York City Department of Health – up 22% in just four years. In 2011, falls caused nearly 300 deaths and … Continue reading

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6 Tips to Overcome Insomnia for Seniors

How many times does your aging parent get up throughout the night?  Understanding a loved one’s sleep problems is a common concern we hear from many caregivers, and unfortunately sleep disturbances are prevalent among the elderly. Research shows that as … Continue reading

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Your Guide to Age-Related Sleep Changes

Sleep is one of the body’s essential functions from childhood to late life. Restful sleep promotes healthy cognitive functioning, healing, and much more. One of the biggest myths regarding aging and sleep is that older adults require less rest. Just … Continue reading

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Majority of Seniors Want Digital Tools to Manage Their Health

As the aging population booms, tech-savvy seniors are turning to technology for long-term solutions for managing their health and independence. According to a new survey by Accenture, 57% of seniors are seeking tools to manage their health care remotely, however, … Continue reading

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3 Major Challenges Facing Home Care Today

Today in the United States, over 12 million individuals receive home care services, accounting for a startling $72.2 billion in health care expenditures. As the need for home health care grows alongside population aging, the need for a qualified workforce … Continue reading

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Aging in the Empire State: A Look at New York City’s Senior Population

New York may be the city that never sleeps and the nation’s economic business center, but it’s also home to a diverse and rapidly growing aging population. Despite the Big Apple’s fast paced lifestyle, Manhattan and the outer boroughs are … Continue reading

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