There are more than three million people in the United States with glaucoma. The eye disease, the number two cause for blindness in this country, is known as "the sneak thief of sight," as there are virtually no symptoms. Once vision is lost, the loss is permanent. Although glaucoma primarily affects the middle-aged and [...]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 29.9 million people with diabetes, or 9.3% of the U.S. population, a number which continues to grow. Diabetes is the third largest cause of death among Americans, and the leading cause of blindness and non-traumatic amputations. A chronic, debilitating and often deadly disease, Diabetes is [...]
Brookside Home Care is pleased to announce a new partnership with LifeFone, a leading provider of personal emergency response services and equipment. LifeFone has been protecting people since 1976. Their experience and record of performance have earned the respect of thousands of healthcare providers and caregivers. LifeFone is rated A+ by The Better Business Bureau [...]
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While its already late October, it doesn't mean this issue goes away once we flip the calendars over. Since this blog is new, I wanted to once again remind everyone that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s important that you and your loved ones remain vigilant all [...]
Dean Skelos's annual GOLDEN GATHERING SENIOR HEALTH FAIR will be held on Friday, October 23rd, 9am-1pm at the Rockville Centre Recreation Center located at 111 North Oceanside Road in Rockville Centre. There will be free flu vaccinations, blood pressure screenings, and other free health care services offered. A variety of informational materials and demonstrations will [...]
For any of our home care clients planning to attend the Long Island Alzheimer's Association's Coping and Caring Conference on October 22, this conference has been rescheduled. The new date will be March 3, 2016.