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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’re working towards creating a simpler life for yourself, but if you’re preparing to sell…

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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…

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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…

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Harriet B. – Spanish Teacher, Humanitarian, Public Servant

Harriet moved into the Kendal on Hudson continuing care retirement community a number of years ago when she was in her middle-70’s—but she’s as active and energetic as she ever…

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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…

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Muriel F: PR Executive, Feminist, and Friend

Living in a large, rambling house in the New York City suburbs had many advantages for Muriel, including frequent trips to the city to enjoy Broadway theater and opera at the…

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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,…

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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…

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Kendal's Eclectic New Chef - Jonathan Carafa

  Jonathan’s Beginnings Jonathan Carafa is the new Executive Chef at Kendal on Hudson. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree…

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