Aging in Place

A Promise or a Prison?
A discussion on whether or not its better for senior citizens to live out their days at home, practically alone, or foster more senior friendly communities for constant interaction with others.


Bury Me Green

A new movement is bringing us back to the Earth at the end of life
Rhinebeck's Natural Burial Ground came into being in 2014, dovetailing with a growing movement toward "green death".


Toxins, Be Gone

The search for pure in a tainted world. Two local beauty companies pave the way.


Art of Business: Windham Mountain Spa

Slopes, fireplaces, and a full spa.... what more could you ask for? Get to Windham Mountain Spa today!


Angel By My Bedside

Synergistic and Holistic, Urban Zen Integrative Therapy Is Bringing Care Back Into Healthcare
Wendy Kagan explores holistic and homeopathic approaches to wellness and healthcare.


Art of Business: Zephyr Float

Floatation Sensation


The Evolution of O+

An Alternative Health Exchange
The Kingston-based festival of health and art goes national to change healthcare.


Parting Shot: Mikhail Horowitz

Four autumnal monoprints by Mikhail Horowitz.


From Tibet, With Love

Traditional Tibetan Medicine Interlaces the Spiritual and the Medical for a Singularly Holistic Approach to Health
Just over a year ago, Peter Buettner finally admitted to himself what a lot of people had been telling him: that something was not right. "I was walking funny, I had a tremor in my hand, my voice changed.


Conversation with an Ageless Goddess

Women's health diva Christiane Northrup, MD, turns everything you've heard about aging on its head—offering an alternative prescription for a vital new you.


It Takes a (Farm) Village

Intentional Communities, Woven Into Bucolic Farmland, Are Giving People with Special Needs a Place To Grow and Thrive.
When Carol Fernandez's son, Alex, was in his late teens, she could hear the clock ticking. It was time to figure something out. Alex has autism, and while the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act ensures public education services for people like him, those would end when he turned 22.


Sing, Act, Dance, Heal

Creative Arts Therapy Can Open New Pathways of Wellness, Connection, and Joy
Wendy Kagan writes about healing through various art forms.


Midwives Rising

Private midwife practices are getting their moment in the sun, delivering more freedom and choice (and yes, babies too).


Good Vibrations

Turning Up The Dial With Energy Healing
For two weeks in September, I took a romp through the world of energy healing—a world that is esoteric, warm, wild, strange, mystical, earthy, and loving.


A Hudson Valley Wellness Tour

While nearly everyone else in the country was getting ready for fireworks and barbecues, I spent July 4th weekend sampling the wellness offerings of Asheville, North Carolina. There was the salt cave in the middle of downtown (its walls, ceiling, and floor covered in over 20 tons of Polish and Dead Sea salt)—a haven that straddled the therapeutic and the mystical.



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Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body @ Rye Library

Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body

Thu., April 27, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. — A free educational program by the Alzheimer's Association Hudson Valley Chapter with...

Legal & Financial Planning Program for Alzheimer's or other Dementia

Thu., April 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. — Registration required....

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