Posts Tagged ‘elders’

A Golden Age for Developing Your Muse

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

By John Friia People entering their retirement can expect a shift from constant work to spending more time developing their creative talents. Many seniors spend their golden years learning how to paint, draw and make pottery at local art classes. Dr. Gail Lowenstein, a geriatrician and concierge doctor serving the North Shore of Nassau County [&hellip
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Connecting with Stroke and Brain Injury Survivors

Written by Bette Dewing on . Posted in Dewing Things Better, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Life-saving communication skills for those most in need There’s sure a lot to roar about, says this often cowardly lion, when it comes to roaring, as Mike Wallace once did, “to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.” Ah, if only he’d roared against age discrimination; maybe 60 Minutes would have kept him on to [&hellip
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Another Battle to Advance the Cause

Written by Bette Dewing on . Posted in Dewing Things Better, Opinion West Side Spirit

Whatever happened to helping old folks cross the street? “Wind gusts today accelerate the brush fire risk.” This was the Good Friday and first day of Passover morning radio weather warning. For several years I’ve wished high wind gust warnings stressed the danger to walkers whose balance is not stable, especially in a city with [&hellip
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Mid-Winter Reasons to Smile

Written by admin on . Posted in Dewing Things Better, On Topic OTDT, Opinion and Column

A lot to report for your consideration and action. The weather! The Our Town Thanks You (OTTY) Award event. Ethical Culture forum on saving print newspapers, featuring the book The Death and Life of American Journalism. Support its plans to enliven print newspapers, upon which our very democracy depends. Support Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s related bill. [&hellip
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