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Health Quest providers to help local seniors at Golden Gathering

Posted: 9/29/2016

Health Quest will offer medication reviews, nutrition advice, information about sepsis and Zika virus, and 50 free flu vaccinations at the Golden Gathering from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1. The Golden Gathering is free for all who attend and hosted by state Sen. Sue Serino at Arlington High School, 1157 Route 55, LaGrangeville, for the benefit of senior citizens across the 41st Senate District. The event will feature free health screenings, free flu shots, entertainment, refreshments, do...

Center for Healthy Aging offers team approach to fall prevention

Posted: 9/29/2016

Northern Dutchess Hospital’s Body in Harmony balance day returns on Thursday, Oct. 20, at the hospital’s Center for Healthy Aging, 6529 Springbrook Ave. Private appointments can be made between 10 a.m. and noon. Each evaluation includes a physical examination by a geriatric medicine physician, a medication review by a pharmacist, and a balance and gait test with a physical therapist. A licensed social worker will be available to discuss how to cope with fears about falling. “By learning about fall preve...

Health and Wellness Fair for Seniors and Caregivers at Putnam Hospital Center

Posted: 9/29/2016

Putnam Hospital Center, in conjunction with The Boxwood Alliance, will host a Health and Wellness Fair for Seniors and Caregivers over two days in October. The fair will is open to the public and will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, and from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Putnam Hospital Center, 670 Stoneleigh Ave. Exhibitors will include a variety of hospital, business, county and community-based organizations that offer services and resources to seniors and caregivers. Some of the...

Early childhood music program offered at Rhinebeck nursing home

Posted: 6/14/2016

This summer, the Thompson House will host Catskill Mountain Music Together’s “Generations,” an early childhood music and movement program, at the rehabilitation and nursing facility, 6525 Springbrook Ave., Rhinebeck. The program is for children newborn to 7 years and their caregivers and is held at 3:45 p.m. beginning July 11 for five consecutive Mondays. Seniors who live at the Thompson House will participate and form bonds with young families while children will engage with people of a different gener...

Healthy aging center launches Adjustment to Aging support group

Posted: 3/8/2016

An Adjustment to Aging support group will take place for eight weeks from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays between April 4 and May 23. This group meets in a private setting at the Center for Healthy Aging, 6529 Springbrook Ave. This therapy group will help participants having difficulty adjusting to the myriad of life transitions related to aging. There will be discussions on common aging experiences, managing difficult emotions, significant everyday challenges and grief after loss. Participants will learn...

Music program uses today’s technology to reconnect residents with past

Posted: 11/13/2015

The Thompson House is using the transformative power of music to improve the lives of its most seriously ill residents with the goal to make personalized music listening sessions a standard of care for everyone at the skilled nursing center. The Thompson House, a 100-bed facility on the campus of Northern Dutchess Hospital, is a newly certified care facility by the nonprofit Music & Memory. The organization helps people with a wide range of cognitive and physical challenges to find renewed meaning a...

The Center for Healthy Aging announces October programs geared for seniors

Posted: 9/22/2015

Whether you are seeking assistance about adjusting to growing older,  preventing a serious fall or providing end-of-life care to a loved one, the Center for Healthy Aging at Northern Dutchess Hospital has a program in October to help. The center will present a Body in Harmony balance clinic from 10 a.m. until noon, Thursday, Oct. 15, at its office, 6529 Springbrook Ave. The clinic will feature Health Quest Medical Practice geriatrician Dr. Jodi Friedman, who will give each participant a medical ass...

Thompson House celebrates Nursing Home Week with weeklong bash

Posted: 5/27/2015

A week long bash was held at the Thompson House residential and rehabilitative care facility in Rhinebeck to celebrate National Nursing Home Week, May 10-16. An international theme was chosen by the Resident Council. Members teamed up with staff and planned activities that highlighted different cultures such as: a sombrero hat relay, a pizza dough toss, blindfolded chopsticks rice race, a pie-eating contest and more. Village Pizza and Restaurant of Rhinebeck donated several pizza pies during the Italian...

Rhinebeck’s Center for Healthy Aging offers Body in Harmony balance clinic

Posted: 5/5/2015

Northern Dutchess Hospital’s Center for Healthy Aging, pharmacy and physical therapy departments will partner to present Body in Harmony, a balance clinic, on Thursday, May 21. Adults ages 65 and up can make appointments between 10 a.m. and noon at the center, 6529 Springbrook Ave. These private consultations include a medical evaluation by a physician trained in geriatric medicine, a medication review by a pharmacist, and a balance and gait test with a physical therapist. “We are bringing a team of exp...

Adjustment to Aging support group offered at Northern Dutchess Hospital

Posted: 5/1/2015

Attitude is an important driver of successful aging in late adulthood, according to social worker Allison Gould. Yet for many people, getting older presents significant challenges, and can trigger feelings of anxiety, depression and grief. “You can ease transitions of any kind with a good support system,” said Gould, who leads the Adjustment to Aging therapeutic support group for seniors at the Center for Healthy Aging. The center is on Northern Dutchess Hospital’s campus, 6529 Springbrook Ave. This eig...

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