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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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Yoga for All Ages - Yes Seniors Too!

Yoga is for Everyone

Yoga is a mind-body practice that combines physical poses, controlled breathing, and meditation-relaxation. The art of practicing Yoga was first mentioned in ancient India...

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Pet Therapy Benefits Seniors and Home Care Recipients

"Happiness is a warm puppy."  Charles Shultz (cartoonist, Peanuts)

It is common knowledge that owning a pet has many physical and mental benefits for people of all ages.  Research shows that it...

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No Way to Sugercoat It... Dementia Leads to a Sweet Tooth

 

The changes in the brain during the progression of Dementia can lead to intense cravings for sugary foods. Read more to find out why your loved one with Dementia may be craving sugar-laden foods...

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What You Need to Know About Long-Term Care Insurance in NY & CT

What Happened to Long-Term Care Insurance? 

In the 1990s, more than 100 insurers sold traditional Long-Term Care (LTC) policies and now fewer than 15 insurance companies still do. In the past, LTC...

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"Help! I've fallen, and I can't get up!"

Medical Alert Systems: Reassurance for Those with Memory Loss and a Risk of Falling 

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