Home & Community Based Services
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Wellness—whether behavioral, social, emotional or nutritional—is a major factor in happy and healthy aging journeys. That’s why Benjamin Rose delivers a wide range of programs and services that can be easily accessed virtually, over the phone, at home, or at our centers.
Our Home-Delivered Meals Program offers home delivery service of nutritious hot and cold meals to older adults who are unable to shop for or prepare meals independently.
Rose Centers for Aging Well
Sorting out the Risks and Benefits of Medications for Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment
Learn more about the risks and benefits of medications that are currently on the market to treat dementia and mild cognitive impairment. This webinar also discusses ways to get the most benefit and minimize the risks of these medications and have a brief discussion on medications that are being studied for these conditions that appear to be close to being marketed.Watch
Understanding Glaucoma: A Guide for Caregivers of Older Adults
Ensuring the well-being of older adults involves comprehensive care, and one aspect often overlooked is eye health. Glaucoma, a progressive eye disorder leading to optic nerve damage and potential blindness, is a significant concern, especially among older adults. As a caregiver, it's crucial to integrate glaucoma testing into the care plan, given its prevalence and potential severity.Read More
Decoding Dementia’s Genetic Connections
Dementia affects millions of individuals globally. While age, not genetics, is the primary risk factor, there's growing evidence that genetics can indeed play a role in determining an individual's susceptibility to certain types of dementia.Read More
Navigating Strokes, from Recognition to Recovery
The brain, despite weighing a mere three pounds, serves as the body's mastermind, orchestrating complex functions from speech to movement. But as hardworking as it is, the brain is vulnerable to internal injuries known as strokes or "brain attacks," placing both it and its owner at risk. Strokes, the third leading cause of death in the US, can occur at any age but are more prevalent among older individuals.Read More
Why Health Literacy Matters for Older Adults
Health literacy—the ability to access, understand and use health information—is a key part of living a healthy and fulfilling life, especially for older adults. After all, the more we understand about health, the more likely we are to recognize risk signs, take preventative measures against common diseases, make informed decisions about our own health and communicate more effectively with healthcare professionals.Read More