Upcoming Events at Northern Dutchess Hospital

Memoir-Writing Workshop
August 71-3 p.m.
Center for Healthy Aging, 6529 Springbrook Ave.

Learn how to turn a significant memory into a captivating story at a Memoir-Writing Workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. on three consecutive Mondays beginning Aug. 7 at the Center for Healthy Aging.

This workshop is open to adults and has no cost. Registration is required. Participants must be able to attend all sessions.

During each workshop, writing instructor Beverly Sloane will help participants plan, construct and learn more about the tools for writing a vivid story that will bring their memories to life. Allison Gould, a licensed social worker from the Center for Healthy Aging, will support participants as they draw out and explore the emotional and interpersonal aspects of their stories.

For information and to register, call Gould at 845-876-4745 (TTY 1-800-421-1220).

Body in Harmony
August 10
Center for Healthy Aging, 6529 Springbrook Ave.

Private appointments can be made between 10 a.m. and noon. Each personalized evaluation includes a physical examination by Dr. Jodi Friedman, a physician who specializes in geriatric medicine. Attendees will also receive a medication review by a pharmacist and a balance and gait test with a physical therapist. A licensed social worker will be available to discuss how to cope with fears about falling.

Registration is required. Please call 845-876-4745 (TTY: 800-421-1220).