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5 Fun Day Trip Destinations: Suffolk County

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Travel

There’s so much to see and do in the idyllic landscape of Suffolk County, located on the eastern half of Long Island. Accessible within a few hours’...
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How Essential Oils Can Help People With Dementia Sleep Better

Is there a certain smell that reminds you of home? Is it fresh-baked cookies right out of the oven? Maybe the smell of Chanel No. 5 evokes memories...
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Chef’s Table: The Bristal at Holtsville’s Josef Mujanovic Shares His Recipe for Cheese Tortellini Francese

Sometimes, a love of cooking is in our blood. And for Josef Mujanovic, that’s exactly what got him into the kitchen at a young age.
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5 Fun Day Trip Destinations: Nassau County

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Travel

Long Island is a place of intriguing opposites — rolling green hills and white sand beaches; colonial charm and modern sensibilities; a world away...
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Chef’s Table: The Bristal at Lake Grove’s Mark Hain Shares His Recipe For Lobster Risotto

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From working at a country club as a teen, then training under renowned chef Ming Tsai, to his current job at The Bristal at Lake Grove, Mark Hain’s...
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Alzheimer’s & Mealtime: Tips for Success

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can present many challenges for a family caregiver. Making mealtime go smoothly might be one of them....
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