It is very important to take medications in the way that your doctor prescribed.
According to the American Diabetes Association, 25% of adults above age 60 have diabetes. Let's take a moment to revisit 5 key strategies for controlling your diabetes.
"The most important thing about food is that it should be enjoyed!" --Avram Altman, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition Services at CenterLight Health System.
At CenterLight, we believe that it's possible to make meals delicious and culturally appropriate while making all necessary accommodations for dietary and health needs.
When CenterLight Allerton participant Betty Murray joined Teamcare 9 years ago, she struggled with chronic pain, as well as the realization that she needed long-term healthcare. Here, Betty’s daughter Elyse describes the impact that Teamcare has had on her mom’s life – as well as her own.
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.
In part three of Overcoming Overwhelm, we focus on you, the caregiver! Being a caregiver can be overwhelming, and it’s vital to make space for your own health and happiness ✨
In part two of our Overcoming Overwhelm series, we offer tips on achieving balance, and even thriving, as a caregiver.
This is part one of our series on Overcoming Overwhelm: Tips to Avoid Caregiver Stress & Burnout. Here, we explore signs that you may be stressed and burnt out, as well as the importance of caring for yourself.
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!
It can be difficult to come to terms with the fact that a loved one may need long-term care. But take heart💚--there are programs that can help ease your burden, and that can help your loved one to continue to live a healthier and more fulfilled life in the comfort of their home and the familiarity of their community.