Ditmas Park News

Honoring Fall Prevention Awareness Day

How’s your balance? Falls can take a serious toll on older adults’ quality of life and independence. Falls are the leading cause of injury-related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures, and responsible for more than half of fatal head injuries. Join us during Fall Prevention Awareness Day in learning…

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Commemorating Cholesterol Education Month

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, a good time to get your blood cholesterol checked and take steps to lower it if it is high. Children, young adults, and older Americans can have high cholesterol. The good news is that people can prevent heart disease by controlling those risk factors that can be modified. By…

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Honoring World Alzheimer’s Month

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. It is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, yet, 2 out of every 3 people globally believe there is little or no understanding of dementia in their countries. Join us in honoring World Alzheimer’s Month to raise awareness and challenges the stigma that…

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Recognizing National Immunization Awareness Month

Vaccines not only help protect us and those we love from getting these diseases, but they also help prevent spreading diseases to those that are unvaccinated. Immunizations are not just for children. Protection from some childhood vaccines can wear off over time. Adults may also be at risk for vaccine-preventable diseases due to age, job,…

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Celebrating National Eye Exam Month

For many of us, July marks the halfway point of summer vacation and soon preparations for returning to school will begin. Getting a vision exam is a part of that process. The Vision Council of America notes that 12.2 million Americans require some sort of vision correction but don’t use any. Nearly 50% of parents…

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Join the team!

Are you looking to make a difference in children’s lives? Join the team at Brooklyn’s upcoming top pediatric in-patient facility We are hiring: RN Recreation Director Child Life Specialist Occupational Therapy Physical Therapy Speech Therapist SEIT Teacher Nurse Practioner For more information or to submit your resume, email hr@ditmasrehab.com!

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Recognizing National Minority Mental Health Month

Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, color, gender or identity. Anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness regardless of their background. However, background and identity can make access to mental health treatment much more difficult. Multicultural communities often face unique issues when getting care for mental health. Despite advances in research…

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Recognizing Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens which blocks or changes the passage of light into the eye. It is the leading cause of vision loss in the United States, and it is the leading cause of blindness in the world. There are 24 million Americans over the age of 40 who are affected…

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Celebrating A COVID-FREE Discharge

We are proud to announce the safe and COVID-free discharge of one of our patients, Ms. Virgie. Our rehabilitation program provides thorough care to ensure that when our patients are discharged they are capable of their optimal level of movement and activity. Ms. Virgie has shown immense progress in our program and after careful evaluation…

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