10/11/18 6:00am
10/11/2018 6:00 AM

During her lunch breaks at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport, Yolanda Miranda would sit in the lobby and study. There were questions about the Constitution, Congress and U.S. history dating back to the Colonial period.

Here she was, 61 years old, nearing retirement from her housekeeping job, and cramming American history like a high school student preparing for the upcoming Regents. READ

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05/21/18 7:00pm
05/21/2018 7:00 PM

I’m Dr. Lawrence Schiff. I’m the chairman of emergency medicine at Eastern Long Island Hospital. I’m also the regional medical director for EMS on the North Fork of Long Island.

I’ve been here for the last 15 years as head of the department. READ

02/27/18 10:51am
02/27/2018 10:51 AM

If you’re a senior, you may well be seeing more doctors now in a single year than you did during all the previous years of your life combined.

Many seniors develop more health issues and take more medication as age increases and area doctors see that not just as an inevitability of the body breaking down, but as the result of no longer maintaining an active lifestyle.  READ

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06/19/17 6:00am
06/19/2017 6:00 AM

When Patti Damuck and her husband, Jay, spent a pair of summers on Shelter Island more than 35 years ago, they never imagined they’d make a life there.

Ms. Damuck had recently quit her job as a nurse at a busy city hospital in Connecticut and the couple was enjoying time spent traveling.