PACE’s Response to COVID-19

The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)  provides comprehensive medical and social services to elderly people, over the age of 55, living at home. The current COVID-19 pandemic not only affected the hospitals of the healthcare industry, but the PACE Program as well. During this public health emergency, PACE had had to adapt [Read More]

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World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis is the underlying cause of painful, debilitating, and life-threatening broken bones – known as fragility fractures. It affects one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50. World Osteoporosis Day raises global awareness of the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis.

Daily Dose of Inspiration

Cease to inquire what the future has in store, and take as a gift whatever the day brings forth. ~ Horace From our friends at caregiverlist.com

Today the importance of excellent nutrition has been established and documented, but it is even more critical to those individuals in healthcare facilities. This week is an excellent opportunity to recognize and thank those dedicated individuals who provide food and nutrition services in healthcare. Happy National Healthcare Food Services Workers Week!

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Honoring Fall Prevention Awareness Day

How’s your balance? Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures, and responsible for more than half of fatal head injuries. Join us during Fall Prevention Awareness Day in learning [Read More]

Commemorating Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. Children, young adults, and older Americans can have high cholesterol. The good news is that people can prevent heart disease by controlling those risk factors that can be modified. By [Read More]

Daily Dose of Inspiration

Don’t forget, beautiful sunsets need cloudy skies. ~ Paulo Coelho Thanks for the inspiration caregiverlist.com

As New Jersey’s population ages, keeping the frail elderly safe in their homes is a growing challenge — one that has been made all too clear by the COVID-19 crisis. Already, we’ve begun to see the analyses and recommendations for improving our elder-care system, all of which inevitably conclude, “there has to be another way.” [Read More]

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