Albany Memorial honors longtime nurse Esther Rappold for decades of service
Friends, family and coworkers gathered at Albany Memorial Hospital to celebrate 80-year-old Esther Rappold's 60 years of service at the facility.
Congressman fields questions on Affordable Care Act at V’ville library
Rep. Paul Tonko held a forum Wednesday, March 27, at the Voorheesville Public Library to discuss health insurance changes taking effect later this year as part of the Affordable Care Act.
I can hear some moans and groans at the thought of exercising as the way to prevent aging. I hear you… but exercise does not have to be going to a gym and sweating for an hour.
Sleep deprivation affects your health; so before you end up exhausted and sick, try these tips.
Alzheimer’s support groups provide empathy and encouragement
The Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York offers support groups at more than 30 locations across 12 counties to help care-giving partners and individuals with early stage Alzheimer’s or others forms of dementia.
Area seniors are finding the game of pickleball a perfect way to stay active.
This year, instead of making your resolution a big change that will be difficult to maintain long-term unless someone is keeping you accountable, try choosing small changes that you can follow daily.
Walk for Hope organizers hope to raise six figures in this year’s Bethlehem event
Neil and Shari Piper have collaborated with the community to establish the area's annual Walk for Hope to raise awareness for pancreatic cancer. It takes place each fall in the Town of Bethlehem.
Rotterdam Senior Center continues to evolve under new leadership
As a larger percentage of the population advances toward the golden years, one senior center is stepping up its programming.
Last year, there were 36,815 people eligible for Medicare residing in Saratoga County. That makes for a sizable population of seniors who need something to do, and the Adult and Senior Center of Saratoga on Williams Street in Saratoga Springs is trying to fill that niche.
Bethlehem Lions and Senior Services provide File of Life program
For the past five years, the Bethlehem Lions Club has been working with the town’s Department of Senior Services to provide seniors with a small, plastic folder that holds all of their important medical documents.
Rexford resident tops international tournament in the over 70 division
Locking swords in a heated duel might not be what many envision for their golden years, but for one 76-year-old fencing is more than an outlet to stay physically fit.
Man remembers action-packed life
In 1985, Tom Norton tried his hardest to get on a space shuttle in hopes of playing his violin in space.
There are 202 miles of bike and pedestrian trails and 124 miles of snowmobile trails in Saratoga County. Now, the entire trail system is compiled into a comprehensive trail map available online at www.saratogaplan.org.