LIBERTY, NY — The Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group meets the first Tuesday of each month at Achieve Rehab & Nursing Facility at 170 Lake St., from 6 to 7:30 p.m. These meetings are open to all caregivers and family members of people with Alzheimer’s Disease or related dementia. Refreshments are served.
MONTICELLO, NY — May is Mental Health Month, and affiliates of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will once again be spearheading a “Ribbon Campaign” to raise awareness about serious mental illness and the presence of the NAMI chapters locally.
Lyme disease is the best known, but by no means the only infection transmitted by tick bites. The highest incidence of Lyme disease (LD) are in the Northeast, Wisconsin and Minnesota. Other tick-transmitted diseases include babesiosis and human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA).
With working half-time at the South Nassau Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Freeport, NY, I often arrive on a Thursday for a four- to five-day stint in residence. I come prepared with single-serve meals that husband Stephen and I have stored in wonderful glass-bottomed and plastic-top containers.
LOCH SHELDRAKE, NY — Catskill Regional Medical Center will hold a Sullivan Wellness Coordinator Training on Friday, April 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 5 New Hope Community Dr.
MONTICELLO, NY — The Rape Intervention Services and Education (RISE) Program at Catskill Regional Medical Center will host the sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event, an international campaign to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence, on Saturday, April 22 at the Sullivan County Government Center, 100 North St.
MIDDLETOWN, NY — Crystal Run Healthcare Echocardiography was recently granted reaccreditation for a three-year term by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in the area of Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography.
MONTICELLO, NY — Premier Care Physical Therapy has added Dr. Shane Weigand to its clinical team in Monticello. Weigand will join Drs. Michael Parlapiano and Chris McGinnis, as well as Shannon Parlapiano, physical therapist assistant.
Heart disease remains a leading cause of mortality and disability in the U.S. and worldwide. It is estimated that there are 27.6 million adults with some form of heart disease, representing 11.5% of the adult population in the U.S. There are over 18.6 million annual office visits and 1.9 million ER visits for evaluations of cardiac symptoms.
Last month, husband Stephen came to me and suggested that we try to make pastrami.
Pastrami is a beef brisket that is brined (for 10 days!), then crusted with spices, smoked to 150°, and then steamed to 203°. When he described it to me, it seemed like an enormous amount of work, and it also seemed like an enormous amount of fun.