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Message from Administrator, Bill Pond; Embracing Aging; Reflections from the Pandemic

1972-2022: Noble Horizons is 50! In October 1971, ground was broken on Noble Horizons, made possible by the John H. and Ethel G. Noble Charitable Trust which was established to “provide places of abode for aged couples or individuals so they could live their lives out in pleasant, homelike surroundings.” 50 years!  How did this …

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Please Pass the Torts

Video replay: Author Tom Morrison discusses his latest book “Pass the Tort$”

Enjoy the video replay or “Please Pass the Tort$” – a lively conversation with author and attorney Thomas Morrison moderated by Bill Littauer. View the Replay HERE About the Book Patrick A. Peters (“Pap”) and Prescott U. Peters (“Pup”), the intrepid tort lawyers whose zany exploits delighted readers of Torts R Us, return with another …

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Video Replay: Author Mark Oppenheimer discusses his book “Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood”

Video Replay of a discussion with author Mark Oppenheimer about his book- “Squirrel Hill: The Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood” View the Recording HERE Oppenheimer has taught at Stanford, Wellesley, and Yale, where since 2006 he has directed the Yale Journalism Initiative.  He is a widely published journalist who …

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What you need to know about Glaucoma

January is National Glaucoma month and nearly 3 million Americans suffer from Glaucoma although nearly half of them don’t know they have it. Until you get to the advanced stages there are no symptoms of this dreadful and irreversible eye disease, but early detection and treatments can preserve vision.   What is Glaucoma?  Glaucoma causes fluid to build up …

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A Devoted Nurse, Free Wellness Classes Resume, Last Chance

As 2021 hurtles to a close, we are reminded of the hope and optimism that accompanied its arrival a year ago…and though 2021 didn’t quite meet our expectations, we have much to be grateful for at Noble Horizons. First and foremost is YOU.  Thank you for all you have done to support Noble Horizons; we …

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Holiday Extravaganza from Local Volunteers, A True Super Hero, Exciting Wi-Fi News

Christmas came early to Noble Horizons thanks to wellness team members Norma Baker and Jennifer Segelken! These two elves organized a spectacular holiday lights parade with volunteers from the Lakeville Hose Company, Millerton Fire Company, and the Falls Village Fire Department; residents marveled at the extravaganza of fire engines decorated with thousands of colorful, dazzling …

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Jessica Boardman and Clark Kent-Super Heroes!

Unlike Clark Kent who needs a phone booth for his superhero transformation, Noble Horizons nurse, Jessica  Boardman’s superhero powers manifest in her charisma, passion and contagious energy. By day (or night, depending on her shift!), Jessica is the superhero Nursing Supervisor on Riga and Whitridge but in aother life, she dons a superhero costume to …

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How to Tell When a Parent Should Stop Driving

As colder weather, snow and ice move in for a few months, driving hazards are plentiful.  Is it time to bring up the topic of safe driving with elderly parents? Driving offers independence and freedom so it can be difficult and emotional to speak with a parent about giving up driving. In fact, according to …

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Noble Cottagers Favorite holiday cookie recipes

Martha Stewart’s  Espresso Biscuits Yield: 16 cookies Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup Dutch cocoa 1 tablespoon finely ground espresso beans 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Directions Step 1:  Heat oven to 350 degrees with two racks spaced evenly apart. Line …

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