Benchmark at Mount Pleasant Appoints Executive Director Ahead of Fall Opening

Benchmark at Mount Pleasant, an assisted living with memory care community, coming this fall to Westchester County, today announced that Sara Humphreys of Bronxville has been appointed executive director and […] Read more »

Mothering Mom

When Mom’s legs weakened, she struggled with waning independence. I struggled to accept that the woman who had held my hand when I took my first steps needed help taking […] Read more »

The ABC and D of Medicare

Medicare is a federal program for people 65 or older – or under 65 who qualify on the basis of a disability –  and you’re a U.S. citizen or legal […] Read more »

Medicare – What to Know Before You Decide

There are two ways to get Medicare. Original Medicare, which includes Part A and Part B. Part A covers hospital stays and Part B covers doctor and outpatient visits. Medicare Advantage plans (Part C) combine Part A […] Read more »

Burke Neurological Institute Announces the McDowell Symposium on Stroke Research

Leading Women in Neurology to Deliver Cutting-Edge Scientific Research on Stroke Today, the Burke Neurological Institute is announcing their second annual McDowell Symposium, “Hope for Stroke”. On May 17th, the […] Read more »

Don’t Be Fooled by a TIA – Ignoring Stroke Symptoms can Lead to Major Consequences 

Kathy will never forget that Easter Sunday when she went to pick up her mother for church. Her mom answered the door, all dressed and ready to go, but there […] Read more »

Who Doesn’t Love October?

The most beautiful month of the year is here. October’s got it all! – Spectacular colors, the smell of wood fires, pumpkins on doorsteps, flannel shirts, Halloween and so much […] Read more »

Back to School for Children; Back to Life for Adults

Remember when summer really was all about those “lazy, hazy days?” Squeaky screen doors in wooden frames, big glasses of Kool-Aid and those crazy, uncomfortable, metal chairs that would burn […] Read more »

It’s All About the ‘Tude

Everyone ages at a different pace. Genetics play a huge role, of course, but so does attitude. The person with the upbeat, “can-do” attitude who has approached all aspects of […] Read more »

Creating an Accessible and User-Friendly Living Environment for Seniors

Working in the area of senior living and healthcare, my thoughts often turn to my own aging and how I will manage when I am less independent. Of course, there […] Read more »