Gold Crest Care Center, Bronx Nursing Home Reopens Warming Station for Local Elderly Citizens

Gold Crest Care Center in Pelham Bay, Bronx area is providing a Warming Station for local senior citizens seeking refuge from cold weather, especially in the evening hours.

Bronx, NY (January 27, 2014)  Gold Crest Care Center, a premier rehabilitation and skilled nursing center located in Bronx, New York, will be reopening its doors today as a warming station for community residents and locals of the area. This marks the second time this winter Gold Crest Care Center has opened its doors for those in need. The warming station will be manned by Gold Crest staff and will include warm refreshments and blankets. In addition to allowing local residents and those in the area to come in and warm up, nursing staff and volunteers will be providing tips on how to keep warm during cold weather. News12 was on hand to document the event, reporting firsthand the relief provided to elderly local residents.

While the weather today isn’t as freezing as previous days, presents statistics from the National Weather Service that show that much of the week will see below freezing temperatures throughout the entire New York City area. Additionally, heavy snowfall is expected all day Tuesday, which should create hazardous travel conditions, especially as not all of the snow and ice from last week’s storm has been cleared from sidewalks and some streets.

“Gold Crest Care Center is proud to open it’s doors to anyone who needs some relief from this intense cold. The artic freeze coming from the west will make travel conditions difficult for everyone and we advise that everyone, especially the elderly, stay indoors as much as possible,” added Mark Salamon, Administrator at Gold Crest Care Center.

Gold Crest Care Center is a 175 bed skilled nursing facility situated in the beautiful Pelham Gardens section of the Bronx. Clinically affiliated with most of New York’s major hospitals, Gold Crest’s professional and compassionate staff provides around-the-clock medical and nursing care in a comfortable and caring environment that centers around its residents.Feel free to visit Gold Crest Care Center at 2316 Bruner Ave, Bronx, NY, for a tour of the facility. Give us a call at 718.882.6400 or check us out online at our newly redesigned website at Like us at on Facebook at GoldCrestCareCenter or follow us @GoldCrestCC.

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