Aging in Place

Getting older on Long Island may be difficult for some residents. Frequent visits to the doctor and worrying about whether or not to move out of a home are just some of the challenges facing Long Island

News 12 Staff

Jul 31, 2008, 6:43 PM

Updated 5,832 days ago

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Getting older on Long Island may be difficult for some residents. Frequent visits to the doctor and worrying about whether or not to move out of a home are just some of the challenges facing Long Island seniors today.
But there are some tips and new technology to help.
Part ISeniors who have chronic medical conditions are often tested in hospital emergency rooms or forced to live in a nursing home. However, with new technology, home health care is just a phone call away.
Click here for more on telehealth monitoring.
Further information on telehealth monitoring:Winthrop University Hospital Home Care - (516) 663-8000North Shore- LIJ Home Care Network Referral Center - 1-866-651-4200South Nassau Communities Hospital Telemonitoring Program - (516) 377-5000Visiting Nurse Association of Long Island - (516) 739-1270Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Home Care - (631) 758-3600Visiting Nurse Service of Suffolk - (631) 261-7200
Part IIA senior-friendly home should be safe, comfortable, and free of barriers. One Long Island senior is taking steps to make the home she loves meet her needs.
Click here for more on senior-friendly homes.
Further information on senior-friendly homes:North Shore-LIJ Health System's Senior Navigator: 1-888-243-6272 (1-888-AGEMAP2)FrangeliConsulting and Remodeling, Inc.UniversalDesign AllianceElder Care Resource CenterAgeWell.comDisaboomSeniorUmbrella NetworkNationalAging in Place CouncilAPTAAARPLongIsland Center for Independent Living, Inc. - (516) 796-0144NassauCounty Department of Senior Citizen Affairs - (516) 227-8900SuffolkCounty Office for the Aging - (631) 853-8200RebuildingTogether Long Island - (516) 541-7322


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