Helping Seniors Stay Safe This Summer During UV Safety Month

According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime.  The American Cancer Society (ACS) estimates that nearly 90,000 people will be diagnosed with melanoma and about 9,300 are expected to pass away from melanoma in 2017 alone. UV Safety Month is held during July every year, putting […]

How To Choose The Best Home Care Agency For Your Loved One

Once you’ve decided that your loved one needs assistance from a Home Care agency, you’ll need to determine the agency of choice. There are many things to look at in choosing the best health care agency to meet your loved one’s needs, and to be sure your family member is receiving the best care possible. […]

The Importance Of Using An Accredited Home Care Agency

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs published its final regulations in the NJ Register on May 21, 2018. What this means is that ALL New Jersey Home Health Care Service firms, as defined by the legislation, MUST BE ACCREDITED by June of 2019 in order to renew their licenses. Unicity Eldercare is an accredited home care agency. We have become a […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Focuses On Protecting Our Elderly Population

This month, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) put the focus on the problem of physical, emotional, and financial abuse of elders. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is not only to bring attention to the issues facing our elderly it also aims to encourage communities to provide our elderly and seniors with the tools to […]

Men’s Health Month: Bringing Awareness To Men’s Health Issues During The Month Of June

Celebrated each year during June, Men’s Health Month brings awareness to the health issues all men face. Hosted by Men’s Health Network since 1992, the month is dedicated to enriching men’s health and wellness through a broad spectrum of national screening and educational campaigns. Men’s Health Month is an annual observance aimed at raising awareness of preventable […]

Celebrating Life On National Cancer Survivors Day: June 3, 2018

On Sunday, June 3rd, cancer survivors and supporters come together to celebrate life and raise awareness on National Cancer Survivors Day. The purpose of National Cancer Survivors Day is for everyone, whether you’re a cancer survivor, a family member, friend, or medical professional, to provide an opportunity for all people living with a history of […]

Controlling Your Risk Factors For Stroke During National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Every year, the National Stroke Association strives to provide information and to educate the public. National Stroke Awareness Month was created in 1989 through a combined effort from the United States government, the American Stroke Association, the American Heart Association, the National Stroke Association and other non-profits to raise public […]

Older Americans Month 2018 Urges Us To “Engage At Every Age”

Every May, the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living, leads the United States’ observance of Older Americans Month. This year for 2018 the theme is “Engage at Every Age”–  which emphasizes that you are never too old to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotional well-being.  This year’s theme […]