Enhancing Cognitive Prowess

By Frances Kolarek — Old songs, old favorites, we sing them over and over. And here I go again, because Richard A. Friedman, a widely published professor of clinical psychology at Weill Cornell Medical College is singing MY song. In a recent article in The New York Times Sunday Review he extols the virtue — […]

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Collington Residents Association Website Now Up

The Collington Residents Association Website is now officially launched at http://www.collingtonresidents.org.   The site includes access to many materials useful to our community, such as the Courier, the Resident Manual, maps, shuttle and train schedules, a calendar, and the weekly menu, and of course photos, with more to come.  It also includes news reported by our […]

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Continuing Care

By Frances Kolarek —  Feeling under the weather last month, I straggled into our Clinic and said, “I’m sick.” I was escorted into a private examining room where a nurse took my vital signs and a nurse-practitioner listened to my chest and said, ”You have bronchitis.” The Clinic faxed a prescription for a Z-Pack, the […]

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Independent Living — You Can’t Beat It!

By Frances Kolarek — “Over-caring for a child is bad for the child, but over-caring for an elderly parent is not bad for the parent. Being overly vigilant may not extend a parent’s life, but it can improve it.” This quote is from an article in recent issue of The New York Times by Mimi […]

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