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There are many different kinds of scams out there, but most share the same goal: to swindle victims out of their hard-earned money. According to the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, the … more
Free exercise classes PIKE COUNTY, PA — The Pike County Area Agency on Aging has been sponsoring Healthy Steps in Motion (HSIM) at senior centers around the county. HSIM is a free exercise … more
The Alzheimer’s Association and SAGE (Advocacy & Services for LGBT Elders) have just released a paper (“Issues Brief: LGBT and Dementia”) focusing on the effects of … more
MIDDLETOWN/HARRIS, NY — Eight physicians from the Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) medical groups have been selected as 2018 Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors (Top Docs). … more
LIBERTY, NY — The DJ’s Dudes Fall Craft/Vendor Fair, a fundraiser in the fight against cystic fibrosis, will take place on Saturday, October 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stop in at the … more
HONESDALE, PA — Close to 70 Wallenpaupack School District faculty members learned something on August 29 that they hope never to use: how to stop life-threatening bleeding. Five Wayne Memorial … more
MONTICELLO, NY — October 10 will be the 30th anniversary of executive director Lori Schneider at the Sullivan County affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), called Friends … more
HARRIS, NY — Dumisa Adams, MD, has joined Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) to lead its gynecology department. She will see patients at the Monticello office and will perform in-patient … more
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital has been working with Honesdale High School in a Project SEARCH program, which provides individuals with disabilities workplace internship experiences. … more
Growing old, as the saying goes, is not for sissies. Neither is caring for the elderly. When governmental organizations address the health care needs of older adults, they often concentrate on simple … more
Our healthcare system is a marvelous and perplexing thing, capable of producing both miracles and tragedies, joys and frustrations. As our population grows and our medical capabilities expand, … more
Substance abuse problems amongst the elderly often go unrecognized, and with the aging of the Baby Boomer generation, the elderly population is increasing. This will result in new challenges for … more
GOSHEN, NY — In recognition of September as National Recovery Month, Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster invites community members to attend a Mass for Recovery at the Church of … more
REGION — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that a group of Cooperative Extension partners will have the opportunity to apply for grants from the U.S. Department of Health … more
The legislatures of both Pennsylvania and New York have implemented standing orders for Naloxone. Standing orders for pharmaceuticals are orders by a physician licensed to prescribe drugs to extend … more
BETHEL, NY — The 2018 Sullivan County Opioid Use Prevention Conference, sponsored by Sullivan County Public Health Services, will be held on Wednesday, October 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bethel … more
Every case of suicide is dramatically different, as are the causes surrounding it. In most cases there is not one specific cause, but rather a significant number of contributing factors. Some of the … more
Tick-borne infections are on the increase, and our offices in Sullivan and Orange counties have seen the numbers rise every year. The New York State Department of Health has been reporting more and … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — James Farnham will discuss how you can make beneficial changes to your Medicare and the insurance options available to you at the Tusten-Cochecton branch of the Western … more
HONESDALE, PA — Family members of the late Joseph Lizzio and late Richard Bionda gather in front of Wayne Memorial Health Foundation’s Giving Tree following the placement of a leaf … more
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