Entries by elementcare

A New Kind Of Friend [Lowell Sun]

Seniors, in the Merrimack Valley, are expanding their friendship avenues with a device that helps them with daily activities and helpful reminders. Developed by care.coach, a California based company, this device offers 24-7 support and interaction with an animated cat, or dog. To read reviews, and experiences from seniors, click here. [By clicking the link, […]

Technology: Helping Seniors One Day At A Time [Scripps TV]

Element Care’s Avatar program is a huge success! This device is operated by care.coach and helps seniors with medication reminders, socialization, exercise and more.  It is loved by participants and the staff.  Hear Their Story Here  [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website and are going to a website not operated […]

Khmer New Year Celebration [Lowell Sun & Noteworthy]

Element Care is proud to host Khmer New Year festivities at our Lowell PACE Center every year with Lowell Community Health Center. We had an amazing dance performance by Angkor Dance Troupe this year. As well, our guests and participants enjoyed traditional Khmer food and music! Noteworthy Article and Dance Video Link [By clicking the […]

Element Care on Billerica Access Television

Hear from our Strategic Partnerships & Business Development Manager, Judy Mackey on the great benefits offered by PACE at Element Care. [Link to Video] [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website and are going to a website not operated by Element Care]  

Nurse Practitioner Role in Healthcare

What is a Nurse Practitioner? When coming in and expecting to be seen with your Primary Care Physician sometimes you are instead seen by a Nurse Practitioner (NP). Some questions may arise. What does he/she do? How much education has he/she had? Is he/she capable of taking good care of me or my family member? […]

Choosing a Healthy Diet

It’s that time of year again… a time for New Year’s resolutions. As a physician, I am frequently asked for weight loss advice by patients of all ages. Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is a key part of staying healthy and aging well. A good diet can improve more than just your waistline–it can lead to improved blood sugars, blood pressure, a lower risk for stroke and dementia, as well as a better mood.

Element Care on WCAP: Chamber Chat Segment

Cynthia Smith – Senior Community Liaison at Element Care  talks about the PACE model of Care with Danielle McFadden – President & CEO of Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce. [Link to Audio] [By clicking the link, you will be leaving Element Care’s website and are going to a website not operated by Element Care]

Flu and the Elderly

Flu is a disease of the respiratory system, including the nose, throat and lungs. Flu is short for “influenza.” Every year in the U.S. seasonal flu causes thousands of hospital admissions and deaths. People 65 years of age and older are at greater risk for complications from the flu. Why is that? Our immune system […]