“I want people to see how intimate and amazing the partnership can be between a person and a horse. And I know that even very disabled people can do it,” said Nancy Rosen, owner of Frog Hollow Farm in Esopus. The founder of Horses for a Change, a therapeutic riding program for people with disabilities, Nancy offers lessons for riders at all levels of ability.
“What differentiates us, we’re not a clinic, we’re a community health center. In addition to accepting a lot of insurance that private providers don’t, we also have a sliding fee for patients based on their income.”
You undoubtedly recognize my last name, but maybe not my first. Even though I was the one born in this town, Erica’s social star quickly eclipsed mine – not that it was much of a task for her supernova. Don’t worry, I won’t get mad if you call me Mister Erica.
The wobble in my voice is new. I sound shaky, frail. I have never heard this sound out of my mouth before. Does Beyoncé ever wake up like this?
The Samadhi Recovery Outreach Center rehab facility aims to be an affordable alternative for those seeking rehabilitation rooted in the principles of mindfulness, self-compassion and harm-reduction therapy. It’s launching this spring with an outreach center in Kingston. A benefit is planned for Sunday, January 27.
Updating my will feels solid and secure – like good shoes in the snow.
After months of reflection, I saw the writing on the wall: brain tumor removal; heart drains; respiratory weakness; sepsis; and because all of that is so boring, we spiced things up by contracting shingles in my right eye.
While this earthly vessel is physically compromised – okay, okay, so is my humor – I still dwell in the “can-” part of cancer.
After undergoing gastric revision and hernia repair surgery in May, Saugerties resident Jen Myer only took over-the-counter anti-inflammatory during recovery, thanks new multi-faceted opioid-free pain treatment methods at Northern Dutchess Hospital and other Health Quest medical practices, billed as “Enhanced Recovery After Surgery.”
When you splice a sudden onset fever with a heap of other health challenges, it spells, in the immortal words of Scooby Doo: “Ruh-roh!”