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About Rob Calarco

Rob is a dedicated professional with a passion for serving seniors and others in need of non medical home care in Nassau County Long Island.

October is Healthy Lung Month

October is Healthy Lung Month, a good time to pay attention to those symptoms that could be the first signs of lung disease, including COPD, asthma, emphysema and lung cancer. Knowing the early warning signs can help you receive treatment before the disease becomes serious or even life threatening.

If you experience any of the […]

By |September 30th, 2016|Categories: News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Brookside Home Care Health Tips – Managing Asthma

Asthma affects an estimated one in 12 Americans. It is a chronic lung disease where the airways narrow and swell and produce extra mucus making it tough to breath. Other common symptoms include coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath.

While asthma has no cure, it can be effectively managed.

Working closely with an asthma specialist can […]

By |August 9th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

During July, Heat Awareness Matters

 

Due to the heat, July can be a particularly difficult time for the elderly, particularly those with chronic illnesses and/or those who take certain medications. The biggest dangers are heat exhaustion and heat stroke.  Luckily, these dangers can be avoided with a few, simple preventative steps.  Make heat awareness part of your routine

 

Here are some […]

By |July 15th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, a time when we recognize a condition that is the #1 cause of disability in America and affects more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children.

Rather than a single disease, arthritis is an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. Common arthritis joint symptoms include swelling, pain, stiffness and […]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

April is Alcoholism Awareness Month

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, a time to increase awareness and understanding of alcoholism, its causes, effective treatment and recovery.  How serious a problem is alcoholism in the U.S.? Consider the following:

• An estimated 6.8 percent of adults engaged in heavy drinking in the past month.

• About 16.6 million adults in the U.S. have an […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heart Health and Disease Prevention

 

Now is a good time to become educated on ways to prevent heart disease.

While great strides have been made over the years, the bad news is that heart disease remains the leading cause of death among men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.

What can […]

By |February 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments