Wellness

A central part of Hudson Valley lifestyle is health—from getting outdoors to eating nutritious, sustainable food, people who live in the region care about living well-rounded, healthy lifestyles, with a focus on fitness, nutrition, mindfulness, and general wellness. Chronogram’s Hudson Valley online magazine focuses monthly on wellness coverage, including health trends and topics, diets and cleanses, medical treatments and facilities, alternative medicine and practices, yoga and movement, health myths and mantras, bone and heart health, sound healing, and wellness fairs and expos.

General Wellness

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.

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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".

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Toxins, Be Gone

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

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Esteemed Reader

Esteemed Reader

Jason Stern reflects on when his mother first introduced him to meditation, more accurately, the practice of "Gurdjieff".

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Medical

Fractured Care

A Revealing Look Behind the Hospital Curtain
Patient care, privacy, and medical community—studying American healthcare.

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Mind

Engaging Lectures with Everyday Experts (ELEE)

A homegrown Ted Talk-style lecture series returns to the Rosedale Theater.

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The Soul's Calling

Craving a change? Tap a teacher or coach to realize your true potential.

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Hudson Valley Events

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Screening of PBS Documentary: Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts

Thu., March 30, 4-6 p.m. — A powerful documentary that illuminates the social and economic consequences for the...
Eating Well on a Budget @ Marlboro Free Library

Eating Well on a Budget

Thu., March 30, 6 p.m. — Learn how to plan and prepare healthy, balanced and affordable meals! Discover...

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Recent Comments

  • Re: Aging in Place

    • Aging in place is a popular choice among the elderly today because it is the…

    • on March 28, 2017
  • Re: Outfoxing Lung Cancer

    • Chlamydia is a bacterial i am about to tell you all that DR.ODUDU herbs and…

    • on March 20, 2017
  • Re: Aging in Place

    • Or Society could invest in cohousing or Tiny House Villages etc.

    • on March 12, 2017
  • Re: Bury Me Green

    • This so something dear to my heart. My family is aware, but I know I…

    • on March 8, 2017
  • Re: Aging in Place

    • Spot on. Isolation and loneliness are the enemies. Aging-in-place is an easy answer, but the…

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Hudson Valley Fitness and Nutrition

The staples of health and wellness are exercise and diet. The Hudson Valley offers many resources for healthy living, including weekly yoga and fitness classes, cleansing workshops focused on nutrition and diet, organized hikes and outings through the region’s mountainous terrain, and fresh, locally grown food at farms and farmers’ markets.

Hudson Valley Spas

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle means finding ways to relax and unwind. Hudson Valley spas and resorts, like Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz and Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa in Milton, offer services and amenities that include meditation, stress reduction, massage, body treatments, and saunas. Hudson Valley spas feature eco-friendly products and cafés and juice bars with local, organic meals and snacks.