Each day, CenterLight Teamcare delivers highly-personalized care to thousands of participants across the New York metropolitan area through the combined talents, expertise and dedication of our Interdisciplinary Team (IDT). This blog post explains why having the IDT helps our participants stay healthy and at home.
This post is the first part of a series outlining how the CenterLight Teamcare Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) helps manage and treat a full range of health issues that impact older adults and their families. This highly personalized care helps keep our participants living safely at home and in their communities.
Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Services (CDPAS) is a program that allows anyone from family members, friends, or neighbors to be paid for caregiving. Here, we discuss steps you may have to take to enroll in CDPAS.
Based in Brooklyn, Internist Lalit Patel, MD, serves a largely Hispanic and African American patient base. Here, Dr. Patel answers questions about his five-year relationship with CenterLight, as well as the benefits of Teamcare for participants and for its community-based physicians.
How does New York’s largest Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) deliver a high-quality healthcare experience? Here, CenterLight President and CEO David Rock explains how culturally-sensitive care – which honors diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, preferences and beliefs – is a crucial component of this innovative care model.
Meet Betty Murray, a 74-year old artist and community organizer who has been a member of our Allerton site for over 9 years! Here, she shares her experience growing into "a better Betty" with Teamcare.
Meet Irene Weinberg, a participant at Teamcare Wallerstein who has lived in the Bronx her whole life! When Irene realized she needed additional support as she grew older, she discovered CenterLight. Since joining 2 years ago, her life began to turn around for the better.
Meet Nilda Lugo, a CenterLight Teamcare participant who has been at our Wallerstein site for over 10 years! Nilda's relationship to Teamcare started when her mother was part of the program, years before Nilda joined herself. Here, she shares how Teamcare has allowed her to remain independent and happy as she ages!