Lonely. We’ve all felt it at different stages in our lives. Empty nesters lose their sense of purpose and long for the buzzy commotion when the kids leave for college. Children feel alone when they start a new school, or their “BFF” moves away. Fortunately, these feelings often dissipate as new pursuits, hobbies, and friends… Continue reading Prioritizing Mental Wellness & Preventing Loneliness Among Seniors
Spurred by the pandemic, the rate of new technology adoption and online shopping among older consumers continues to grow, which leaves many at risk for online scams, fake shopping sites, and other fraudulent activity. So, what are some pitfalls and how can you help your aging parents avoid them? “One simple way is to look… Continue reading How to Help Protect Seniors from Cyber Scams
Chances are, someone you know is aging and requires some supportive care. And if not now, maybe soon: about seven in 10 people turning age 65 today will need some type of long-term care services and supports in their later years—in their home, in the community, or in a residential facility, according to the federal… Continue reading How Much Care Does Your Loved One Need? Planning Ahead is Key.￼
Should the U.S. become involved in the Russia/Ukraine conflict? What’s the impact of commercial development in downtown New Rochelle? How will former President Trump factor in the future of the Republican party? These are just some of the big questions tackled by the Current Events group at United Hebrew’s Willow Towers Assisted Living community. “The point… Continue reading Seniors Share Views on the World in Current Events Group
You may be at a point in your life when you are noticing that your aging parents need a little help. You might be helping out with whatever they need – shopping, cleaning, or driving them to appointments. If you have the time, caregiving for loved ones can be incredibly rewarding. But you may be… Continue reading Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing: Which is Right for Your Loved One?
With social distancing and other rules in play, our Alzheimer’s caregiver support group has moved to Zoom, enabling the delivery of the same resources to an even wider network of family members and caregivers.
As we adjust to our new normal, our dedicated and skilled music therapists find ways to share the healing joys of music with our residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Motivation, a strong work ethic, the support of your co-workers, and a love of cooking: These ingredients are the secret sauce behind Chef Jahmal Guinyard’s 16-year career at United Hebrew.
Helen knew her sister’s worsening dementia required around the clock support. She was happy to learn about Willow Gardens Memory Care, which provided medical care and social support in a secure environment.