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December 10, 2018
December 2018 Caring Times Newsletter
On behalf of the Caring Collaborative Council, we wish you all a very Happy Holiday and a Healthy and Prosperous New Year!

Don’t miss this issue’s features:

  • Amy Epstein’s article about taking a seat on the subway
  • Repost of an important article by Barbara Stahura about Urgent Care Centers
  • Our recently updated manual “What You Need to Know When You Go to the Hospital -- Before, During and After”
  • Sally Dougan's Review of TTN programs presented in November
Read more... 



November 2018 Chapter Newsletter
Tis the season of thankfulness. We are thankful for, celebrate and honor those we hold dear - our family and friends. Take a trip down memory lane as Betty Rauch narrates some of our TTNers “ Favorite Holiday and Memories.”  And there's a whole lot more to get you in a Thanksgiving mood!  Read more... 


October 2018 Chapter Newsletter
Let’s celebrate the role of women in American society as the mid-term election approaches. Learn how to harness your energy to service democracy in Every Vote Counts— Now More Than Ever by Marticia Moore Madory. Treat yourself to a great meal after you vote on November 6th at one of the restaurants in Highly Recommended.  Be inspired by The Rise of Women in American Politics and the courage of an actress turned activist in Cynthia Nixon Takes on Cuomo by Suzanne Charlé from NYCitywoman.  Women Dancing with the Stars by Harriet Shenkman reminds us of what great women can accomplish. And catch up with Sally Dougan’s Did You Miss These?   Read more... 


Caring Times September, 2018
Don’t miss these articles:
  • Amy Epstein’s article about Making New Friends
  • Making the First Move
  • Mayo Clinic Article: Friendships: Enrich your life and improve your health
  • HEALTH TIP about Preventive & Screening Services Covered by Your Insurance
  • The programs presented in July and August by TTN and partners
Read more...


Summer 2018 NYC Newsletter
At TTN, we’re all about change and all kinds of transitions, like MaryLou Floyd and Phyllis Meissel becoming our new chapter co-chairs. Change it up with Nancy Gold’s What Is in YOUR Pocketbook? A Fun Insight into the Mysterious Abyss. Catch up with Sally Dougan’s Did You Miss These? Reflect on Ellen Freed’s Highly Recommended.  And lighten up with our new TTN Writers' Spotlight, featuring our poet-in-residence.  Read more... 


June Chapter Newsletter
June is busting out all over and the June issue of the Caring Times newsletter is bursting with wonderful items to share with you.  Don’t miss these articles:
  • Amy Epstein’s article on the hazards of walking around in NYC!
  • The Importance of the Shingles Vaccine
  • Pharmacy Discounts
  • The programs presented in May by TTN and partners 
  • Our upcoming TTN events
  • Spring Neighborhood Group reports
  • Caring Collaborative Members' Do’s & Don’ts chart
Read more... 


May Chapter Newsletter
May is a gem of a month, so let’s celebrate the many facets of TTNers! 
Applaud CREATIVITY as Linda Sicher’s video takes us on “An Artist’s TTN Journey”. Celebrate INNOVATION with Ellen Freed’s publishing adventures in “Budapest Meets Baltimore in New York City to Help Save the World". Honor COMPASSION in Nancy Gold’s “When Sadness Hits a Friend, Listen!” Get INSPIRATION from “Highly Recommended” and catch up with “Did You Miss These?".  Read more...


April Chapter Newsletter
Spring is also a great time to explore new things. See what's in bloom this season in the New York chapter (Friendships, Mindfulness, Restaurant and Travel recommendations and much more!) Read more... 


Caring Times March 2018
Hooray!!!... It’s March… that means Spring is almost here. What a great time to do some new things, like….. Getting Organized – Taking the First Steps , or checking out health options like Urgent Care and Dental Insurance & Low Cost Care  to see if they are right for you. Learn the advantages of belonging to the Caring Collaborative. Read more...


February 2018 Chapter Newsletter
Valentine’s Day reminds us love springs eternal. See “Finding Love After 60 ,” the true love story TTNer.  Share your opinions on Yoga Etiquette and enhance your reading and eating choices with this month’s "Highly ecommended". Read more... 


NYC Newsletter - January 2018
We’re treating our monthly newsletter to a make-over — the full spa package! The new year is the perfect time to take a fresh look at things!  Read more... 


December 1, 2017 
Caring Times December 2017
A myriad of valuable tips on Back Pain, Preparing for the Hospital, Cooking for One, Fighting the Flu and More are available in the December 2017 Caring Times.   Read more... 

November 2, 2017
November Chapter Newsletter
No matter how you feel about technology or where you fit in the digital landscape, this newsletter is for YOU! Explore the ways technology is changing the face of aging, your quality of life, safety and social connections.  Read more...

October 2, 2017
October Chapter Newsletter
Explore:  Our chapter-wide celebration, social entanglements that  may arise when a single person and a couple dine together,  a tour of more than 20 "Private Libraries"  everything you may have missed over the summer. So don't miss out on what's coming up  Read more..

September 11, 2017
Caring Times - September Chapter Newsletter
The importance of staying active, asking help for help, health tips,  Read more... 

July/August 9, 2017
July/August Chapter Newsletter

Travel is the ultimate escape for us all - a break from the routine, a stimulus to the mind or body, a soothing of the soul.  Read more...

June 9, 2017
The Caring Times - June Chapter Newsletter
If things look dingy or less sharp, read Rona Cherry's article on Cataract Surgery.  It's clear as day!
Amy Epstein's blog about quick energy boosts is both entertaining and informative. Also if the sun ever shows up again, "Sun Screen FAQ's" will be very helpful. And don't miss CC's Guide to peaceful place in and around NY Read more... 

May, 2017
May Chapter Newsletter
This issue of the newsletter is dedicated, with much gratitude, to the 62 devoted TTN members who contribute their time and skills to help run the New York City Chapter.

April, 2017
April Chapter Newsletter
Last year we introduced a new program called Life Transition Services (LTS) that focuses on talking circles and workshops led by professional facilitators with expertise in transition.  

March, 2017
Caring Times-March Chapter Newsletter
To ensure you walk in comfort, read Amy Epstein's article about her feet.  
Read Dr. Ellen Pfeffer Lafargue's very informative article about Hearing Loss.  
For a quick reminder of everything the Caring Collaborative (CC) offers and how to request services, see the article by Barbara Stahura and our Coordinator, Shawndra Card-Grant, about taking full advantage of the CC.  
Finally, check out the delicious healthy recipes included below! Read more... 

February, 2017
February Chapter Newsletter
Winter often brings or deepens a sense of isolation.  As you'll see from the articles below, isolation comes in all shapes and sizes. Read more...

January, 2017
January Chapter Newsletter
We're facing some interesting times in this country and it is clear that many of you are frustrated and eager to take action.  This newsletter offers you some options.
Read more...

December 2016
The Caring Times
Feeling Older? Puleeze
Health Maintenance Tip – Sepsis; GERD
Fear of Falling and What You Can Do

September 2016
The Caring Times
Long-Term Care Insurance and a True Story
A Place for Mom
Health maintenance tip
Your Memory and You

April 2016
The Caring Times
Health maintenance tip - shingles
Medical alert systems
Caregivers and families helping loved ones with dementia
When should you get a second medical opinion?

January 2016
The Caring Times
Urgent care: When is it right for me? 
How to find the right doctor
Is there a hospitalist in your future?

September 2015
The Caring Times
Health maintenance tip - are you fast?
Mindfulness
It’s not over yet!
Research about healthy aging
Guaranteed to make you smile

May 2015
The Caring Times
Health maintenance tip - how to fall
Counting sheep
Avoid surprise medical expenses
Research about healthy aging
 
February 2015
The Caring Times
Medicare Q & A's
It's not too late for ACA enrollment
3 ways to take advantage of your caring collaborative membership
Health maintenance tip - shingles
What are your wishes?

October 2014
The Caring Times
What is the difference between a will and a living will?

June 2014
The Caring Times
If you have to go to the hospital
Medicare prescription drug appeal