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It’s Medicare Enrollment Time!
3 weeks ago

It’s Medicare Enrollment Time!

Not everyone has to remember to enroll in Medicare. If you are already collecting Social Security, you’ll get Medicare Parts A and B automatically. In some cases, you might not …
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Dance Therapy: Enhancing Memory Care
2 months ago

Dance Therapy: Enhancing Memory Care

By  •  health, brain health

Seniors in Senta Perez-Gardner’s dance movement therapy session arrive in wheelchairs and walkers, some with low energy and long faces.

By the end of their hour-long session, they are clapping …
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Memory Loss: 2017 Studies of Note
2 months ago

Memory Loss: 2017 Studies of Note

By  •  health, brain health

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Drinking at least one artificially sweetened beverage daily was associated with almost three times the risk of developing a stroke or dementia. Responding to the research, Dr James Pickett, …
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Back to School!
3 months ago

Back to School!

Henry Ford once said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” We agree with Henry. Here are some organizations and …
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Walk to End Alzheimer’s
3 months ago

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Walk with us this fall to help those facing dementia More than 5 million Americans nationwide — and nearly 40,000 people in the Hudson Valley — are affected by Alzheimer’s, …
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Ongoing Events
3 months ago

Ongoing Events

VARIOUS LOCATIONS/TIMES DEMYSTIFYING MEDICARE COVERAGE WORKSHOPS Help for those on Medicare and people turning 65. Reviews the various parts of Medicare coverage, including supplemental and drug plans, Medicare Advantage and …
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Community Events Calendar
3 months ago

Community Events Calendar

SEPTEMBER 9: 8-4:30PM AUTUMN GAMES A day of activities and athletic challenges for ages 55+. Join the fun, meet other like-minded people, and test your abilities! Pickleball, scavenger hunt, obstacle …
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Westchester’s Farmers Markets
6 months ago

Westchester’s Farmers Markets

What can you expect from our local famers markets? Gorgeous flowers, the freshest produce, locally-made cheeses, baked goods, prepared foods. And more! Block off time this summer to explore and …
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Judy and Shirley: The Power of Positivity
7 months ago

Judy and Shirley: The Power of Positivity

The quality Judy Friedlaender most admires in her mother is her ability to stay positive. “For as long as I can remember, she has been able to see the good …
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Two Heart-Healthy Mediterranean Diet Recipes
9 months ago

Two Heart-Healthy Mediterranean Diet Recipes

The American Heart Association tells us that a newly released study from their Circulation Journal Report suggests that the Mediterranean diet with virgin olive oil may boost “good” cholesterol. Study …
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