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Seniors Running Small Businesses More Likely To Thrive

Seniors who run their own small business are most likely to thrive and survive compared to younger aged people, a recent study suggests. Among the main reasons cited were experience and calmness exhibited by senior citizens. In addition, seniors understand the importance of having a solid cash reserve handy to keep them afloat during challenging…

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Preventing and Surviving Strokes

The National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) The National Skilled Nursing Care Week (NSNCW) is from May 13-19. It traditionally begins on Mother’s Day, which this year falls on May 13 and this year it will focus on “Celebrating Life’s Stories.” Here at Ditmas Park, resident mothers will be honored with a Mother’s Day celebration…

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Seniors and Art Therapy

Art Therapy is Non-Pharmacological Treatment Art Therapy has been shown to be very beneficial to seniors in both short and long care rehabilitation and nursing facilities like the Ditmas Park Rehab and Care Center in Brooklyn, New York.  Art Therapy is a non-pharmacological way to treat seniors whether their problems are physical like recovering from…

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Pet Therapy Benefits for Seniors

Man’s Best Friend Pets have been around for a long time helping people and there is probably no better example of “man’s best friend” than those seeing-eye dogs that assist the blind. While many seniors love animals, they no longer have the strength to properly care for one. Although walking a dog is good exercise…

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Relief Greets Tax Bill Passage From Senior Provider Groups

Relief was expressed by senior living provider groups yesterday at Congress’ passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, 2017.   Relief: Provisions Of the Bill The bill lowers the top individual tax rate from 39.6% to 37%. It reduces the corporate tax rate from 35% to 21%. Most important, it also eliminates…

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