Cortlandt Manor, NY - (September 5, 2013) – If we are lucky, we will all grow old someday. But until we get there, most of us have no idea of the challenges that older adults face in their day to day lives. On October 1, Hudson Valley Hospital Center will host a unique kind of health fair: one that illustrates in an interactive way, what it’s like to get old, and what we can do to help older adults – who are living longer - maintain their quality of life. “The Silver Lining Health Aging Fair” from 9 a.m. to…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (August 9, 2013)– In keeping with its new initiatives to promote healthy eating, Hudson Valley Hospital Center will hold a unique, farm-to-table event that celebrates local farms and encourages people to eat locally for improved health. Tickets are now on sale for “Harvest of the Hudson Valley.” The event, at Glynwood Farm in Cold Spring on Sept. 27, will honor Chef Peter X. Kelly, Joseph Pallante A.I.A and Elliott Sumers, M.D.  The evening will feature cocktails, dinner and a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit the new demonstration and teaching kitchen at Hudson Valley Hospital Center.…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (July 24, 2013)– Hendrick Hudson Library came to the rescue this week, donating hard to find children’s books for kids coping with a family member who has cancer. The Hospital has received hundreds of children’s books since it appealed for donations back in March for its new Kid 2 Kid Cancer Support program, but very few were related to cancer. The program – run by Gilda’s Club of Westchester and offered at the hospital’s Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center on the third Thursday of each month – provides support for children 5-12 with loved ones who…
Cortlandt Manor NY – (July 23)- It’s not your grandmother’s hospital food. Taste what chefs at Hudson Valley Hospital Center are cooking up now that they’ve switched to a new food service that offers from scratch cooking, using seasonal ingredients. Extending its healthy eating initiatives, Hudson Valley Hospital Center announced Cura Hospitality as its new food services partner in May. Cura now provides food services for the hospital’s patients as well as the hospital café, introducing a healthy, fresh and locally sourced dining experience. “Cura’s passion for chef-inspired menus, scratch cooking and their sustainable practices through its FarmSource program, clearly…