Holiday survival tips for caregivers

The holiday season can be especially stressful for caregivers who care for those living with Alzheimer’s disease.  Putnam Ridge has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association to share some caregiver survival tips. Topping the list, caregivers are reminded that they need to put “staying healthy” as a priority.  It may seem easier said than done, but avoiding germs, eating healthy, getting...

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National Physical Therapy Month Celebrated with a Talk

National Physical Therapy Month Celebrated at Elmwood Hall Putnam Ridge’s very own Director of Rehabilitation, Vivian Frerking, PT, was a guest speaker at Elmwood Hall in Danbury, CT, on October 17 to talk to a wonderful group of seniors about physical therapy and fall prevention.  She demonstrated ways to strengthen muscles, increase range of motion, decrease pain, improve mobility and...

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Putnam’s Walk committee excited about new location

Putnam’s Alzheimer’s Association Welcomes New Committee to New Location The Alzheimer’s Association is pleased to announce that its annual “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” will be held Sunday, October 15, at Putnam County Veterans’ Memorial Park, a new venue that showcases its breathtaking natural scenery and modern facilities. The event is organized by a very seasoned committee under the guidance of...

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Putnam Ridge sponsored Walk in Westchester County

Thousands of walkers gathered at the Westchester County’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s new Walk site on Sunday, September 24, 2017, to join the fight for a cure!  The spacious and scenic SUNY Purchase Campus was welcoming to the sponsor and supporters, including Putnam Ridge who has a long history with the Westchester County Chapter.  Being the 5th leading cause of...

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