Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Supports November as National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Long Beach, New York Based Nursing Home Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center Shows its Support of National Alzheimer's Awareness Month by Providing Helpful Resources for Patients and Caregivers.

Long Beach, NY, November 08, 2013 --( Alzheimer's Disease affects many people on a daily basis, with not just those diagnosed, but their families, friends, and other loved ones feeling the effects everyday. The ripples created in peoples lives can last a lifetime, which is why Long Beach, New York based skilled nursing facility Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center supports Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month by informing the community about resources available to those living with the disease.

According to the National Alzheimer's Association, more than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's is the sixth leading cause of death in America, and while the top five have decreased the number of resulting deaths since 2000, Alzheimer's deaths have increased by a whopping sixty-eight percent.

Services are available for patients and their families across New York State. Groups range from patients, adult children of patients and all caregivers. Meetings take place in person, or can be held over the phone if the patient is unable to leave home. These resources can be found on the Alzheimer's Association website, The website also features a section with daily tips on how to deal with the debilitating disease.

“Alzheimer's hits home very strongly for us here at Grandell and it is something we deal with every day. Here at the facility we have a dedicated Alzheimer’s/Dementia Unit where our caregivers work very hard each and every day with our residents. The most important thing we can stress is that no one in this situation is alone. It's remarkable how a support system can work wonders for lifting the spirit of a patient,” said Baruch Giberstein, the administrator at Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

Grandell Rehab and Nursing Center, located at 645 W Broadway, Long Beach, NY, is a 278-bed premier skilled nursing and rehabilitation care center providing 24-hour comprehensive inpatient care to adults of all ages. Grandell provides short-term rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice care, along with a renowned Alzheimer's/Dementia program. Grandell Rehab and Nursing Center also offers a highly successful amputee rehab program which utilizes a specially-made 55 foot long harness, the first of its kind in New York State. Grandell is a Glatt Kosher facility under the supervision of the Vaad Harabonim of Queens.

For more information on Grandell Rehab and Nursing Center, visiting hours, or general inquiries, contact Baruch Giberstien at 516-889-1100. Kindly visit our newly redesigned website at Like us at Follow us at Connect with us at
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