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  • New Rochelle Couple Shares Expertise At Caregivers Conference

    New Rochelle Couple Shares Expertise At Caregivers Conference

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- As long-time New Rochelle residents, Gwen and Alvin Clayton support a host of community events and programs. In November, they will share their expertise as caregivers for elderly parents.The Claytons will be the keynote speakers for The Art of Caregiving, a conference scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 19, at New Rochelle Public Library. The conference will help ...

  • Peekskill Celebrates Past, Looks Forward At 75th Anniversary Gala

    Peekskill Celebrates Past, Looks Forward At 75th Anniversary Gala

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Peekskill residents will celebrate the past while looking forward to the future at a gala celebration for the City’s 75th anniversary on Oct. 24.In September 1609, Henry Hudson, captain of the Halve Maen, anchored along the reach of the Hudson at Peekskill. His firstmate noted in the ship's log that it was a "very pleasant place to build a town.” Many question ...

  • Daisy Jopling Helps Kids Find A Voice

    Daisy Jopling Helps Kids Find A Voice

    PEEKSKILL, N.Y. -- Peekskill resident Daisy Jopling is giving kids the gift of music. In 2014 Jopling premiered The String Pulse Experience at Paramount Hudson Valley in Peekskill. This original show with gorgeous projections and lighting design gives children studying music and dance the chance of a lifetime: to perform on a world class stage with the world class musicians of the ...

  • Friends Of Karen Hosts Annual Gala In Stamford

    Friends Of Karen Hosts Annual Gala In Stamford

    NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- A North Salem-based charity that eases daily life for local families caring for a child with cancer or other life-threatening illnesses will be hosting its annual spring gala next month in Stamford. Friends of Karen's “Portraits of Strength, Hope, Courage and Love” will be taking place on May 29 at The Loading Dock at 375 Fairfield Avenue in Stamford. New Canaan ...

  • Mount Vernon Reverend Will Deliver Keynote At Senior Caregiving Conference

    Mount Vernon Reverend Will Deliver Keynote At Senior Caregiving Conference

    DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. -- Reverend Viviana DeCohen will be the be the keynote speaker at The Journey of Caregiving Conference at Dobbs Ferry High School on Thursday, Nov. 6. DeCohen, who fell into her role as a caregiver for senior citizens 20 years, now realizes it's the job that was meant for her all along. “I was rooted and grounded in it from the very start,’’ said Viviana, a Mount ...

  • Yorktown Woman Leads Support Connection With Passion

    Yorktown Woman Leads Support Connection With Passion

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. – Katherine Quinn believes experience makes all the difference in how her counselors at Support Connection in Yorktown Heights assist cancer patients. In her 18 years as the executive director of the organization, Quinn’s methodology has been proven correct. Quinn, of Shrub Oak, helped establish Support Connection to offer free, confidential support services to ...

  • Actors Discuss Caregiving Challenges At Upcoming Conference

    Actors Discuss Caregiving Challenges At Upcoming Conference

    VALHALLA, N.Y. – When Beth and Nick Wyman deliver their keynote address at the annual Caregiver Conference on Saturday Nov. 2, they will be relaying information based on experience from more than two decades of challenges. The Wymans will speak at the Mount Pleasant Community Center at 125 Lozza Drive in Valhalla. The free conference runs from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Wymans, both ...

  • Director of Senior Services Lends a Hand for Caregivers Conference

    Director of Senior Services Lends a Hand for Caregivers Conference

    PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. - Senior citizens have special needs, regardless of how healthy they are, said Geri Brooks, who has been the director of senior services at White Plains Hospital for more than 25 years. Natural age makes people lose some feeling in their fingers, she said, and older adults also start to see the lens of their eyes beginning to yellow. That sometimes makes determining ...