Health & Wellness

April 10, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Eight children in Westchester County have contracted measles, County Executive George Latimer announced Wednesday. The children, who are between the ages of six months and 14 years old, hail from Bedford and Mount Kisco. None of them attend public schools, Latimer ...

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YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y.  - The PCSB Community Foundation recently donated $2,500 to Support Connection, a nonprofit organization based in Yorktown Heights that provides emotional, social and educational support to women, their families and friends affected by breast and ovarian cancer. The PCSB ...

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On a regular basis, clients express their fear that if they ever go into a nursing home and/or need long-term care, the Medicaid program will take their home and life savings.  While it is prudent to be concerned as to what will occur if you or a family member needs long-term care, Medicaid does ...

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People living with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) now have a way to fight back.  Lexington Avenue Gym and the Michael J. Fox Foundation sponsored an informational meeting on Sept. 14 for people with PD. The program emphasized the importance of exercise in improving both the physical and mental ...

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YORKTOWN, N.Y. – More than 100 men and women joined Drug Crisis in Our Backyard at FDR Park in Yorktown Heights on Saturday, Sept. 22, for the organization’s fifth annual Run 4 Recovery 5K run/walk, which raises funds to combat drug and alcohol addiction. Drug Crisis was founded in the summer of ...

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CROTON ON HUDSON, N.Y. - The story of Bethel Homes and Services is more than a century old, but the programs and amenities it provides are strictly 21st century. Founded in 1911, Bethel was named after a floating chapel, the Bethel Ship John Wesley, which had docked in New York Harbor in 1845 to ...

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PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. - The Putnam County Department of Health has confirmed three positive cases of measles. Two are Putnam residents and the third lives in Connecticut. All have been isolated to avoid spreading the disease further. Measles is a serious, highly contagious disease that can be spread ...

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CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. - The story of Bethel Homes and Services is more than a century old, but the programs and amenities it provides are strictly 21st century. Founded in 1911, Bethel was named after a floating chapel, the Bethel Ship John Wesley, which had docked in New York Harbor in 1845 to ...

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