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Secrets of the Trails: a Virtual Tour of the History and Land Use of Putnam County

Sun, March 31, 11:00 AM

Tompkins Corners Cultural Center, Putnam Valley

Secrets of the Trails: a Virtual Tour of the ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/31/2019 11:00am 03/31/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Secrets of the Trails: a Virtual Tour of the History and Land Use of Putnam County

Roaring Brook Garden Club and Property Owners Association present avid hiker and local historian Ed Illiano, who will guide us in a virtual tour of Putnam County history through land use and forest regeneration. Did you know that over seventy percent of Putnam County is reforested woodland? Learn how to read the woods and fields along local trails. Old farm foundations, stone walls, mill sites, ...

729 Peekskill Hollow Road Putnam Valley, NY 10579

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Why You Should Join (or Start!) a Book Club and How to Do It

Reading is a great way to exercise your brain and improve your sleep. What’s more? According to the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, reading may even help to prevent or delay Alzheimer’s.

Whether you’re a book lover or hoping to read more, here are five tips on how to launch your own book club.

 

Benefits of Starting (or Joining) a Book ...

How Exercise Can Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Though preventing breast cancer entirely is not possible, there are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of development. Perhaps the biggest thing you can do that studies show correlates to preventing breast cancer is exercise. And thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to get moving and live an active lifestyle.

Regular physical activity regulates hormones including estrogen ...

How to Support Your Mental Health as the Seasons Change

As the days get shorter and colder and we welcome the festivities of fall, many older adults notice that they experience a change in energy levels and mood that feels like depression. If you’ve noticed a decline in your mental health when the seasons change, you’re not alone. Here’s a basic guide to understanding seasonal depression, its symptoms, and most importantly, how to ...

Rich Colors and Natural Textures: 7 Fall Centerpiece Ideas

As you begin to decorate your home for fall, try a simple DIY centerpiece for your table this year. By focusing on the colors and textures of the season, you can easily incorporate natural items and décor that you already have to achieve a stunning look for less!

Here are seven easy ideas to inspire your creations.

Glass Cloche

The best thing about using a glass cloche for a ...

How to Clean and Care for Your Gutters

Being a homeowner means weekends doing chores or finding reliable service companies to take on tasks for you. Gutters play an important role in protecting your home and should be added to your bi-annual home maintenance schedule.

Cleaning gutters yourself is typically not difficult, depending on the size of your home, your physical ability to climb ladders, and the current condition of your ...

Foundation Fundamentals: How to Choose Your Perfect Match

Foundation is, well, foundational to many women’s makeup routines. It provides a solid base layer to even out skin tone and imperfections while prepping your skin’s surface for additional products.

But with so many foundation options on the market, how do you know which one is right for you? Here are the most important considerations to keep in mind when shopping for this makeup ...

Steps to Minimize Your Chances of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has affected millions of women worldwide, and chances are you or someone you know has been impacted by this disease.

Though there is no known way to prevent or cure breast cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk, especially if you take action while you’re younger and healthier. Here is a list of things you can do and lifestyle changes that could reduce the ...

Your Guide to Throwing the Perfect Halloween Party

Halloween is all about atmosphere. If you’re throwing a party this year for an intimate group or the entire neighborhood, make it memorable by infusing everything from the menu to the games with that quintessential eerie vibe. Here are several ideas to help you get started creating a party that screams Halloween!

Food

Try these Mummy Dogs for a festive spin on traditional ...

Top Halloween Costumes for 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning costumes for the whole family! Whether you’re trying a DIY look for your crew, hosting a party for friends, or trying to win the office costume contest, knowing this year’s hottest looks will give you the edge. Here are some of the costumes sure to be popular for kids and adults this year.

Space Jam: A New ...

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Receives $200,000 Grant from Craig H. Neilsen Foundation for Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries

October 26, 2021

White Plains, NY, October 22, 2021: Burke Rehabilitation Hospital announced an award of $200,000 from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation - Creating Opportunity & Independence Community (CO&I) Community Support Grants to help patients with spinal cord injuries gain freedom and independence.

The goal for Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Taking Back Control: Neurogenic ...

How Silver Divorce Adds a Wrinkle to Your Estate Plan

A divorce almost always comes with emotional, personal, and financial complications. However, a divorce late in life also adds a level of complexity to your estate and tax plan. Here are a few consequences to consider:

1. Division of Assets
Dividing marital assets during a divorce is common, and often difficult, but for older adults, who have an assortment of financial assets and real ...