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Epilepsy Drug Made From Marijuana Approved By FDA

An epilepsy drug made from marijuana was approved today by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The new drug, called Epidiolex, treats two rare and devastating forms of epilepsy. It reduces the number of seizures by about 40 percent in patients with Dravet or Lennox-Gastaut syndromes. The drug, manufactured by GW Pharmaceuticals, is made of…

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Story of the Christmas Tree

From the desk of Bonnie Leavy: Have you ever wondered about the meaning behind the beautiful evergreen trees at Christmas time?  All the pretty lights and splendid ornaments create the glowing centerpiece for the holiday’s celebrations, yet, the origins of the Christmas tree tradition is not known to many.  In the spirit of Christmas, the…

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Recognizing caregivers during National Alzheimer’s Awareness month

With nearly 15 million caregivers caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or dementia in the U.S., Putnam Ridge recognizes their dedication and commitment during National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in November.  The purpose is to shed a light on the fight against this chronic brain disease that affects one’s thinking, memory and behavior.  Alzheimer’s disease,…

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Putnam Ridge Proudly Supports Destination Wellness

The Ridgefield Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Healthy Living Expo will return on Saturday, November 4, to the Ridgefield Parks and Recreation Center, located at 195 Danbury Rd., from 10 AM to 2 PM!  Putnam Ridge has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association to bring valuable information and resources to the Expo for those living with the…

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Caregivers Course at Putnam Ridge

Are you a caregiver to someone with mid-to-late stage Alzheimer’s disease? Do you struggle with finding the right words, or need to know how to cope with changing behaviors? Join us at Putnam Ridge for a FREE Caregiver Communication course on Thursday, October 12th, from 6 PM to 8 PM, at 46 Mt. Ebo Road…

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PAINT NITE FOR FUNdraiser!

Let’s raise our glasses and raise funds for a great cause at a Night of the Arts at Putnam Ridge’s “Paint and Wine Nite” on Thursday, Sept. 28, at 5:30 PM! At Paint Nite, a local artist will assist and inspire the participants in painting their very own Fall season masterpiece, all while they socialize…

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Putnam Ridge Senior Barbeque a Success!

As summer weather comes to a close, so did the Putnam Ridge Annual Senior Summer picnics. The popularity of the picnics, that take place in July and August, has grown over the years and continues to be very a very successful community outreach event.  Many older adults from the greater-Brewster area have been enjoying the…

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Alzheimer’s Caregivers Course at Putnam Ridge

Are you a caregiver to someone with mid-to-late stage Alzheimer’s disease? Do you struggle with finding the right words, or need to know how to cope with changing behaviors? Join us at Putnam Ridge for a FREE Caregiver Communication course on Thursday, October 12th, from 6 PM to 8 PM, at 46 Mt. Ebo Road…

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Guess Who I bumped Into Today!

I was so thrilled to bump into our beloved Administrator and Social Service Director today, at a course for continuing education in healthcare! Rosey, Jennifer, it was a pleasure seeing you both today and thanks for taking this photo together with me!

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Putnam Ridge’s Summer Concert Series Continues through August!

Come join us for the free “Sizzling Summer” Concert Series and ice cream social at Putnam Ridge this August!  The next summer concert featuring the “Harvest Duo” is on Wednesday, August 9th, starting at 6:30PM on the beautiful campus outside under the tent. The Harvest Duo, featuring artists Debbie and Denny, both of whom have…

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