AARP Healthy Living page
Lots of fitness and diet resources here.
American Federation of Aging Research
A great resource to find out what is known now about the aging process and how lifestyle
American Council on Exercise
The major fitness certifying organization offers plenty of helpful fitness information to the public.
Feldenkrais® Guild of North America
More information on the Feldenkrais® Method of Somatic Education, which we offer.
Bones for Life™
More information on Bones For Life™, which we offer.
Sounder Sleep System™
More information on the Sounder Sleep System™, which we offer.
America on the Move
This site offers great pedometer walking programs to help you increase the amount of physical activity in your life.
"Health, fitness, and lifestyle tips for men and women over 40 who still like to play hard."
Resources for people taking care of loved ones.
ReServe Elder Services
and the ReServe blog
ReServe connects experienced older adults with stipend-paying jobs that challenge them to use their lifetime skills for the public good. They also run a Health Navigator program, which connects frail elders discharged from St Luke's-Roosevelt and Beth Israel Hospitals with the services and assistance they need to remain in their own homes.
An awareness group that aims to educate the public about prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and medical devices that have the potential to cause patients serious harm. Their website is continually updated with drug recall news, recent FDA approvals, drug interactions, side effects, and current developments in the medical field.
Life transitions create unexpected needs. Here are some services we highly recommend in the New York area to help deal with issues that arise as seniors make the shift from independent living to having in-home aides or living in assisted living facilities or nursing homes:
Eddy & Schein, In-home Administrators for Seniors
Bookkeeping and financial managment for seniors who are having difficulty managing their finances and paying their bills.
Shellie Tomkin, Elder Advocate
Working on behalf of families, Shellie makes unannounced visits to apartments, residences, and nursing homes to visit with elders and make sure that the in-home staff or facility staff are taking proper care of them.
Jack Halpern My Elder Advocate
Elder care needs assessment, faclilty placement, long-term care planning, and elder advocacy.
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