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How Much Care Does Your Loved One Need? Planning Ahead is Key.

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.

United Hebrew’s Home Health Agency Awarded National Accreditation

Bringing in skilled nursing care is often the best option for seniors who want to heal at home. Searching for the right home care provider can add layers of stress for families. Our accredited home health agency can help.

United Hebrew and Feeding Westchester Team Up to Promote Senior Nutrition

Feeding Westchester’s Senior Grocery” program brings a monthly delivery of fresh produce each month to over 90 residents of our Meadow Lane and Soundview Senior Apartments.

Heat Wave: Why Seniors are More at Risk for Heat Illness

For older adults, extreme heat can be dangerous. With temperatures soaring in the 90s and 100s, it is important to understand the effects of heat on the elderly and what precautions to take to prevent heat-related illnesses.

How to Slow or Prevent Memory Loss

Engaging in mentally stimulating activities is linked to a lower risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, often a precursor to Alzheimer’s and dementia, according to a new study. The more engaged people are, the less likely they are to develop memory and thinking issues.

Study: Older Americans Are Sitting Way Too Much, and Computers Are to Blame

Older adults (age 65 and older) are spending more time sitting now than they did in 2001, according to a new study. Because a sedentary lifestyle poses health risks, we aim to keep our seniors moving.

Add Life to Years, Not Years to Your Life! Says Jane Brody, NYTimes Columnist

At United Hebrew’s annual meeting, NYT columnist Jane Brody said to live long, you must live well. Here are her tips on healthy aging.

Seven Ways to Stay Healthy in Your 70s and Beyond!

New research related to diet, exercise, mood and more shows that lifestyle choices still matter for seniors well into the later decades of our lives.

5 Tips for Seniors to Weather the Winter

Winter weather poses certain safety hazards for everyone, but especially for seniors. Here are five essential tips for surviving the season.