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Sit or Squat?? You'll be surprised and amused by some of the apps revealed here.
Two important new findings in Alzheimer's research.
How to recharge that special feeling!
Some tricks you can use to live large online and donate to your favorite non-profit, too.
On Wednesday, July 10th, the New York Senior Softball Association, a Nassau County softball league for seniors, gathered to play in it's Annual All-Star Game. Sponsored by The Bristal, the group play
A new resource debuts to document the work of older performers...would you be among them?
A prestigious institution seeks volunteers for a cough reflex research study.
The Bristal at Lake Grove threw a celebration on Wednesday, July 3rd, in honor of resident Crispin Bottari’s 100th birthday. The lifelong Mets fan was surrounded by friends, family, and everything
Whether you are new to Medicare or not, you'll want to stay on top of the changes and deadlines.
Where are the best Fourth of July celebrations in the US? Here's the scoop!
Some time tested ways to break the ice and meet new friends.
Do you dislike the idea of exercising – even though you know it’s good for you? You’re not alone. Research shows that genetics can even have an effect on how much we enjoy exercising. But that
How to handle a difficult but necessary discussion.
The Bristal at Lynbrook held a celebration on Wednesday, June 26 marking the wedding anniversaries of three happy couples residing there. The couples honored included Elaine and Herbert Sacks - marri
Our family would like to thank and commend The Bristal Staff/ Family for all the care you have given both my mother Bernadette and Uncle Steve throughout the past four and a half years.I would like t
Many people assume assisted living is impossibly expensive or that they could never afford it. In reality, the cost of assisted living can be very affordable. Rates vary based on several factors, lik
Do VA benefits cover assisted living costs? As you consider assisted living for you or a loved one, your first question might be: Can we afford it? You should also ask: Are there government benefits
We began our search for assisted living earlier this year, and, when we arrived at your White Plains location, we knew we had found the right place. Not only was it beautiful to the eye, but it was a
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Some people are lucky: They’ve always known where they want to work. Joseph Albert, Food Service Director at The Bristal at East Meadow, is one of those people. “I’ve been working in assisted l
When your loved one has Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, keeping them safe is often your top priority. And according to the Alzheimer’s Association, keeping loved ones with dement
Study finds video chatting is the best technology to prevent loneliness in seniors reports US News and World Report.
A meta-analysis of 20 studies on tai chi and cognition determined tai chi appears to improve executive function without any cognitive decline, reports Newsmax.
Check out this year’s winners!
If an individual’s dementia has progressed to the point that conversation is not possible due to the disease or lack of judgment, than it is important that family members take action to safeguard th
Is your skin becoming thinner as you age? Thin skin is a natural part of getting older, alongside wrinkles, less skin elasticity, and skin that is dry or easily damaged. While thinning skin is not rev
The best time to have a conversation about firearms in the house is BEFORE there is a major safety concern! For an individual living with dementia, gun ownership may represent security, pride in a ski
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month.
Licensed and non-licensed assisted living communities must provide residents with information about flu vaccine. The requirement can be met with a copy of the CDC’s vaccine information statement (VI
The CDC is recommending people get flu shots by the end of October. Learn more.
A New Yorker article entitled “The Comforting Fictions of Dementia Care” discusses previous and current approaches to dementia care. (Print edition of the article published October 8th is headline
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