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Communicating with a Person with Dementia: Tips & Resources

 The stages of Dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, gradually diminish a person's ability to communicate. For a caregiver or family member, this means you will require additional patience,...

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What the Government Shutdown Means for Westchester & Fairfield Seniors

Seniors in Westchester, Fairfield and Nassau Counties are beginning to see the impact of the partial government shutdown that is now the longest in the nation’s history.  800,000 federal workers...

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Join Us for a "Dementia Friends" Training Session on Wednesday, February 6 at 11 am

 

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITH DEMENTIA?

Do you want to learn more about how dementia affects the brain and how you can assist someone living with the disease?

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Announcing STEPS Home Care Special Senior Art Tours in Westchester and Fairfield Counties

Join STEPS Home Care for engaging art museum tours and activities for our senior home care clients and family members

As Dementia progresses in patients, they may struggle to communicate so it...

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Beware:  5 Food & Drug Interactions You Need to Know About | STEPS Home Care

WHY CAN'T I DRINK GRAPEFRUIT JUICE WHILE I AM TAKING CHOLESTEROL LOWERING DRUGS?
Can I use salt substitutes while cooking if I am taking ACE Inhibitors?

When your doctor prescribes medications,...

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Fire Safety for NY & CT Seniors | STEPS Home Care

 

It has been over a week since the tragic Camp Fire roared through the town of Paradise, CA, "...with more than one-quarter of its residents 65 or older."  Of the 71 victims who died, 47 were...

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STEPPING Out Senior Activity Calendar | STEPS Home Care

Time to Get Out and Get Social!  Introducing STEPPING Out.

The Issue - Isolation

Isolation among aging seniors is a growing health epidemic and many are suffering as a result of being disconnected...

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What They Had - Movie Review

The Greenwich International Film Festival has partnered with the Connecticut Chapter of The Alzheimer's Association to provide a free screening of the movie What They Had, starring Hilary Swank,...

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6 Fall Seasonal Safety Tips for Seniors | STEPS Home Care NY & CT

This is the SECOND of two blog posts regarding senior safety and home care.  LAST WEEK concentrateD on preventing physical injury, such as falls.  THIS week's post will focus on "Seasonal...
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8 home safety tips for seniors | STEPS Home Care NY & CT

This is the first of two blog posts regarding senior safety and home care.  Our first post will concentrate on preventing physical injury, such as falls.  Next week's post will focus on "Seasonal...
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