Ditmas Park News

Ditmas Park Rehab COVID-19 Policy

The safety and well being of our residents is of paramount importance to us, please adhere to these strict guidelines and contact us for any further clarification.

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2020 Quality Initiative Recognition

Ditmas Park Care Center is proud to accept this Certificate of Achievement for the 2020 Quality Initiative Recognition Program from the American Health Care Association, and the National Center for Assisted Living.

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Tea Drinking Can Reduce Depression In Senior Citizens

Tea drinking can reduce depression in senior citizens, according to a recent study. This is good news as depression is a common occurrence in seniors aged 60 and older. Indeed, statistics show that 7 percent of seniors report experiencing major depressive feelings. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years…

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Obesity In The United States Is At Epidemic Levels

.Obesity has become an epidemic in the United States. The statistics are more than alarming. In fact, nearly 50 percent of American adults will be obese by the year 2030, and about 25 percent will be severely obese, carrying about 100 pounds of extra weight.   These latest statistics were just published in the New…

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Scammers Out In Force This Holiday Travel Season, Seniors Beware!

Scammers are out in force this Holiday travel season, so be careful. Senior citizens are especially vulnerable to being cheated.   The growing population of older Americans are vulnerable to vacation scams because many love to travel. Christmas travel is popular and expensive. That’s because many seniors want to see their families.   Last year…

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Honoring Veteran’s Day

On this Veteran’s Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have scarified so much that we can live free.

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Best Care Decisions For Terminal Dementia Patients

Making best care decisions for terminal patients is very difficult. At that point, people suffering from dementia present difficult challenges to their caregivers. Second guessing among caregivers can often happen daily. Am I making the right decision? Is he (she) comfortable? What can I do to make him (her) comfortable? And, as people with dementia…

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State Legislatures Taking Charge In Lowering Prescription Drug Prices

State Legislatures continue to lead the charge against the runaway costs of prescription drug prices. Consumers all over the United States are demanding relief. Indeed, in the last two weeks, three more States have passed measures to improve drug price efficiency.   In 2019 alone, 21 state legislatures have passed laws that are designed to…

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