The Struggle to Sustain a Salubrious Scullery with Zero Food Waste

For readers who may remember my article from last July’s issue that like this one centered around food and drink, this is a follow-up to the challenges I face as a foodie trying to buy fresh, local, and primarily organic ingredients I can whip into Michelin-star-worthy meals that miraculously remain healthy. I’ve been trying […]

Blue Zones: Co-housing Creates Community for Seniors

It’s so important to stay connected. As people age, it often becomes more difficult for them to stay connected. Loneliness and social isolation in older adults are public health risks currently affecting a large population of people in America.

Psychology Today defines loneliness as a state of distress or discomfort that results when one perceives a […]

Pelvic Health at Danica Center for Physical Therapy and Movement Education

You may have heard the term “pelvic health” floating around more frequently, but what exactly is pelvic health? How do you know if you need pelvic floor physical therapy and what does it entail? I sat down with Dr. Bente Dahl-Busby, a Doctor of Physical Therapy and owner of the Danica Center in […]

By |2024-03-28T09:43:40-04:00March 27th, 2024|A Healthier Life, Health & Beauty, Main Street News|

Bruce Knickerbocker Raises Money for Cancer Care in Lake Placid Ironman

Bruce Knickerbocker, a Pine Plains, NY, resident, will be competing in the Lake Placid Ironman race in July. He’s currently raising money to support cancer care on a local level throughout his training leading up to the race. 

Bruce, who works in the nursing supervision department at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in […]

By |2024-02-21T14:56:03-05:00February 21st, 2024|A Healthier Life, Exercise, Main Street News, Sports|

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness

February 7th through 14th is Congenital Heart Awareness Week, which recognizes children and adults living with congenital heart defects, celebrates their journeys, and increases public awareness of these heart conditions. 

“I gave birth to her, and then she turned blue,” Stacey Burlingame of Stanfordville, NY, said of her first daughter, Olivia. Olivia […]

By |2024-02-08T14:48:49-05:00February 12th, 2024|A Healthier Life, Main Street News, Wellness|

Ted Howley’s Weight Loss Journey

Pre-diabetic. Fatty Liver. High cholesterol. Three knee surgeries. Depressed.

This was Ted Howley’s life prior to January 17, 2022. “Two years ago, I was staring death in the eyes,” he said. 

Ted had struggled with his weight for years, often yo-yo dieting and cycling through different forms of exercise. “I would […]

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