Beth Abraham’s Adult Day Health Care Program Unveils New Diabetes Management Program at Open House, Free Information Session Open to the Public

September 14, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Are you a senior living with diabetes or related illness? Do you care for a loved one who is elderly or disabled? If so, Beth Abrahamís Adult Day Health Care Program invites you to join them at an informative Open House highlighting their new Diabetes Management Program on Tuesday, September 18 at 1821 Cornaga Avenue in Far Rockaway, NY from 10 a.m. Ė 1 p.m. Members of the community are welcome to tour the facility and receive information on nursing, rehabilitation, and other available services. Live entertainment, raffle prizes, giveaways and refreshments will also be available.

As a center of excellence for diabetes management, Beth Abrahamís Adult Day Health Care Programís clinical and nursing staff work closely with each registrantís primary care physician to monitor glucose levels, manage medication, prevent wounds and provide skin and foot care for diabetic registrants. Beth Abraham staff work closely with clients and their families in the daily management of diabetes. Adjustments to diet, exercise and medications, are important in preventing complications associated with the disease. Referrals to appropriate medical specialists and emergency interventions are provided as needed.

A member of the Beth Abraham Family of Health Services, Beth Abrahamís Adult Day Health Care Program also serves adults with chronic medical conditions and various physical disabilities throughout Queens including the Far Rockaway area. Registrants are provided with quality nursing, rehabilitative, nutritional, recreational and social work services in a community setting.

Participants are given the opportunity to maintain their independence while receiving the care and support they need. Assistance with activities of daily living is also provided by dedicated certified nursing assistants. Participants may receive physical, occupational, and speech therapy from highly qualified therapists as prescribed. Beth Abrahamís Adult Day Health Care Program also has a dynamic therapeutic recreational program which promotes social and physical well being.

For more information or to RSVP to the Open House, please call Dawn Hagen at (718) 868-6600.

About Beth Abraham Family of Health Services
The Beth Abraham Family of Health Services is a national leader in providing and coordinating residential, home and community-based long term care for chronically ill and disabled adults throughout the New York metropolitan area. Its continuing care services include residential health care, subacute medical care, rehabilitation, home care, HIV/AIDS home care, Comprehensive Care Management, adult day health care and independent housing facilities for the elderly and disabled. For more information about the Beth Abraham Family of Health Services, visit us at www.bethabe.org.

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