Brain Exercise

Written by Ashley Welch on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan, Lifestyle, News Our Town, Seniors, West Side Spirit

Author remembers his age as he develops memory techniques   Authors Michael J. Gelb and Kelly Howell recently released Brain Power: Improve Your Mind As You Age, a book that attempts to demystify the long-standing belief that memory declines with age and offers simple tricks and techniques to improve brain activity and enhance overall mental [&hellip
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Home Aides Relieve Stress for People Caring for Loved Ones

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Family, Healthy Manhattan, Lifestyle, News Our Town, West Side Spirit

Courtesy of Christopher Wilkenson By Roy Herndon Smith “Susan” was burned out. Nine months earlier, she had taken what she thought would be a temporary leave of absence from her job to care for her 85-year-old mother, who was recuperating from surgery after falling and breaking her hip. Her mother never fully recovered. She still needed help with bathing, [&hellip
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Throwback Threads for Vintage Cycling Enthusiasts

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How Brits brought tweed back to New York City By Mike Vidafar Ted Young-Ing was just an ordinary British cyclist in 2009, when he became the new owner of a pair of plus fours (pants that extend four inches beyond the knee). He had no idea that by the end of that year, he would [&hellip
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Warner Wolf’s Home-Field Advantage

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On meeting Joe DiMaggio and the most important story he ever covered By Angela Barbuti   For over 50 years, Warner Wolf has been eyewitness to the world’s greatest athletes and seen some sporting events that have gone down in the annals of human history. His line, “Let’s go to the videotape,” which began as [&hellip
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Overhauled with Care

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overhaul8 The behind-the-scenes process of refurbishing a bicycle at Recycle-A-Bike Photos & Text by Veronica Hoglund As the weather continues to get warmer, there is no question that most of us will be spending our free time outdoors soon. With that in mind, now might be the perfect time to invest in the bicycle you know [&hellip
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For the Love of Cycling and Riders

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A SIG Graduation ride 2011 at Bear Mountain Park.  PHOTO BY BOW COBIN New York Cycle Club’s program leads to better skills and marriage  By Grace Lichtenstein The most significant contribution made by the 75-year-old New York Cycle Club (NYCC) to local bike riding and to thousands of riders is our annual spring series, called the SIGs. Each one consists of a series of weekly progressive training rides [&hellip
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Blogger Tries to Put More Women on a Pedal (Actually, Two)

Written by Ashley Welch on . Posted in Bike Show, Breaking News, Sports

PHOTO BY Dmitry Gudkov New York City resident Susi Wunsch runs the bicycling blog velojoy.com, where she writes about the latest biking news, features new bike accessories and shares her experiences as a cyclist in the city. We recently spoke with her about her site, practical tips for riding in the city and ways to get more women involved [&hellip
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