Forest Hills, Queens Based Fairview Nursing Care Center Creates Warming Station for Local Residents

Fairview Nursing Care Center is opening a temporary Warming Station for local residents seeking refuge from frigid temperatures and below zero degree wind chills in Forest Hills area. Open to all local elderly residents.
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QUEENS, N.Y. - Jan. 23, 2014 - PRLog -- Fairview Nursing Care Center, a Forest Hills based rehabilitation and sub-acute nursing center, will be opening its doors today as a warming station for community residents to assist those afflicted by the frigid temperatures in New York. Staff at Fairview Nursing Care Center will be providing free hot refreshments and blankets along with tips on how to keep warm during the cold weather.

According to an article from the NY1, New Yorkers are being urged to bundle up as temperatures dip into the single digits. While the city’s fast response to the snow has left most roadways and sidewalks in key areas easier to traverse, the ensuing problem will be icy conditions due to frigid temperatures across the city. This presents dangerous conditions, especially for the elderly who are not as sure-footed while traveling across the city.

“NYC was battered by Winter Storm Janus, as over a foot of snow hit Queens residents this past Tuesday. Conditions have worsened as freezing weather has created icy streets and sidewalks across the five boroughs”, says Asher Frankel, Administrator at Fairview Nursing Care Center. “We encourage senior citizens in and around the Forest Hills area to make their way over to Fairview Nursing Care Center. We are offering free hot cocoa, tea and warm blankets to those looking for refuge from the cold and icy travel conditions.”

Fairview Nursing Care Center is a 200-bed skilled nursing facility providing top notch short-term rehabilitation and specialized long-term care to the residents of Queens, NY. Located in picturesque Forest Hills, overlooking the lake at Flushing Meadows and surrounded by beautiful gardens, Fairview provides the perfect atmosphere for health, wellness, and superior care.

For more information on Fairview Nursing Care Center, please contact Asher Frankel, Administrator, at 718.263.4600. Our facility is located at 69-70 Grand Central Parkway, Forest Hills, NY 11375. Kindly visit our website at

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