Are You The Next Big Boompreneur?

Some of us look forward to retirement and no longer working a typical nine-to-five. We dream of the leisurely life, traveling, adventures, but if you’ve spent most of your life being a workaholic and can’t seem to shake off the yearning to put yourself to work, there’s no need to stop yourself. Retirement isn’t the […]

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6 Efficient Ways to Downsize and Destress

While downsizing your life for retirement can be exciting, it can also be stressful. Ultimately, you you’re working towards creating a simpler life for yourself, but if you’re preparing to sell a home or move out of a large family apartment you’ve lived in for what seems like a lifetime already, it can be overwhelming. […]

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Forecast for a Healthy Summer

It seemed like it would never come, but summer is here! When you rang in the New Year and made your list of resolutions, was exercising and getting in a healthier routine one of them? How have you done so far? If you’ve managed to make it through the winter months committed to your resolution, […]

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Feminist Trailblazer

Fifty years ago, a few dozen women gathered in a basement in Washington, D.C., to make history: they convened the first meeting of the National Organization for Women. In a photo of that day in 1966, Muriel Fox ’48 is a few seats away from Betty Friedan, NOW’s president, befitting her role as Friedan’s chief […]

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Healing Herb Garden

      For those of us who enjoy planting an herb garden and a vegetable garden, with the pleasure of watching it grow from seedlings into plants, gardening is a ritual that brings us closer to nature in the spring and early summer as we celebrate warmer and longer days. At Kendal on Hudson, herbs […]

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Peggy M: College Professor, Community Organizer

“Sometimes people who look old are the most interesting, lively and creative people you’ll ever meet,” says Kendal on Hudson resident Peggy McLaughlin. Peggy would know: Behind her sweet smile, warm words, and friendly disposition is a brave advocate for the poor—a community organizer and former street gang worker who lived among the people she […]

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Stefan K: Prolific Author and Magazine Editor

Stefan has authored 15 books, all of which are available on loan from the Kendal on Hudson library—and his fellow residents like it that way: After checking out Stefan’s book on Lucille Ball they often ask what it was like to meet her. They’ll read the Marlon Brando book and want to know more, or […]

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