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Hey Dude! Horseback riding is my dream

Alan Russo/Life-Wire News with Kathryn Carse/Lifestyles for the Disabled I started riding when I was four years old, and I still love it at 31. Going to Rocking Horse Dude Ranch gives me a chance to ride on trails in the country.  There are a lot of other activities too such as eating good food […]

Guardians honored at Surrogate’s Court

The Richmond County Surrogate’s Court’s hosted the Guardianship Recognition Ceremony on August 19th at The Richmond County Courthouse in St. George.  Associate Court Attorney for Guardianship Irini Bekhet ran the proceedings and The Honorable Matthew J. Titone, the new court surrogate, thanked his predecessor and mentor, The Honorable Robert Gigante.  The court works with families […]

Skunk! Up Close and Personal

By Aaron Bialer and Andrew Moszenberg /Life-Wire News Usually you see skunks in movies and cartoons. But we saw one in real life. One recent morning, when we were on the van, heading into Lifestyles, we saw a skunk near the gate, and we thought it would get hurt, but it was okay.  The skunk […]

All the best, Liz, we’ll miss you taking care of us in the Caffe

After joining the Lifestyles Caffe more than ten years ago, Liz Corbo is retiring. She could always be seen working at the cash register.  “I didn’t know anything about the cash register, but that’s what I was hired for,” said Liz.  Liz started working at Lifestyles after retiring from Hungerford, where she worked with Richard […]

A pioneer in the Lifestyles Greenhouse

If you know Nancy Jones, you would think she has been gardening all her life. But like many other people at Lifestyles, she learned her skills here. Nancy retired in March to Danbury, Conn., after 16 years of planting plugs, creating flower arrangements, organizing sales, supervising Bingo and bringing a little sunshine to everyone’s life […]

What Every Caregiver Should Know: Sen. Andrew J. Lanza Special Needs Fair 2019

N.Y.S. Senator Andrew J. Lanza held his 11th Special Needs Fair on the theme of “What Every Caregiver Should Know.”  The May 17th event at the Jewish Community Center of Manor Road, brought together different schools, day programs, foundations and city agencies, offering day habilitation, transportation options, health, education and more. Caregivers and people with […]

The Giants drop a surprise at its NFL Draft Party

We met football players and we got autographs at the NFL Football Draft Party for the NY Giants and the NY Jets at MetLife Stadium on Tuesday night, April 30. A cover band playing tunes from AC/DC and Walk the Moon cranked up the crowd while we waited for the Giants pick. When his photo […]

Jackie Evancho a Happy 19th Birthday – Larry Oliveri’s Blog

Good afternoon, Lifestyles For The Disabled. Today, I honor one of the greatest musical sensations & role models of all time, Jackie Evancho. She turns 19 years old today. Jacqueline Marie “Jackie” Evancho was born on April 9th, 2000 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She finished 2nd to singer, Michael Grimm on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” at […]