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Can a Person with Cognitive Impairment Sign Legal Docs?
1 week ago

Can a Person with Cognitive Impairment Sign Legal Docs?

When someone begins to exhibit signs of Alzheimer’s or dementia – or perhaps even has a diagnosis of some type of cognitive impairment, they often turn to us – wondering …
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5 Things I Wish I Told My Dad
2 weeks ago

5 Things I Wish I Told My Dad

In 2014, my father was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia which is the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. Little did my family know the difficult road …
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An Innovative Day Program
1 month ago

An Innovative Day Program

Dawn Meyerski, Executive Director of the Mount Kisco Child Care Center, still recalls the day when one of the 4 year olds at the center asked ‘Grandpa’ to help him …
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The Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center
3 months ago

The Ken Hamilton Caregivers Center

When Marian Hamilton’s husband Ken was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2002, she was immediately thrust into the role of caregiver. Before passing away two years later, Ken had been …
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Paying for Long Term Care
3 months ago

Paying for Long Term Care

“My loved one needs long term care but can’t qualify for Medicaid…..”

I hear this time and time again. However, more often than not, caregivers do not have accurate information. …
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Behind the Wheel
5 months ago

Behind the Wheel

When Keith Bronnitt, a Scarsdale resident, travelled to England to visit his parents, he’d take the train from Gatwick Airport to his parents’ town, where his father would be waiting …
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Our First Snowstorm
5 months ago

Our First Snowstorm

My mother, Jean Lane Taylor, was so many things to me: best friend, confidante, and cheerleader. After my dad’s death, our household consisted of just the two of us. Of …
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The Importance of Living Wills
6 months ago

The Importance of Living Wills

In our previous article, Understanding a Health Care Proxy*, we followed Richard, an 81-year-old widower, who had named his daughter Beth as his Health Care Agent in his health care …
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Judy and Shirley: The Power of Positivity
6 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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Spring Cleaning Tips
7 months ago

Spring Cleaning Tips

Many of us grew up in households where spring cleaning was an annual ritual. Personally, I always dreaded being dragged into the process. Once I owned my own home, though, …
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