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Need help with grocery shopping, library access, transportation to doctor appointments, or household tasks? Here are several resources offered by East Hampton and Southampton Towns for senior citizens.

Nov 9, 2023
Q. & A.: Doctor, Is It Safer to Be a Snowbird?

The time is nearly upon us when many older East End residents pack up their houses and head south for the winter. To Dr. Charles Guida, a practitioner of internal medicine and gerontology since 1996, who also teaches in Stony Brook Medicine’s intern and resident program at its Southampton Hospital campus, The Star posed this question: “Is it safer to be a snowbird?”

Nov 9, 2023
Reinventing Themselves Later in Life

Some say passion is impossible to fake, but for some South Fork retirees, it has also proven impossible to ignore, driving each to worlds beyond their fruitful, long-lived, and long-loved careers.

Nov 9, 2023
Tip Sheet: Getting Started With Estate Planning

At its most basic, estate planning doesn’t need to be overcomplicated — but that doesn’t mean it’s easy, because it’s emotional, with death and dying looming over the necessary conversations.

Nov 9, 2023
First Person: Shades of Gray

The move from brunette to gray hair has become a topic of fascination for me and I’ve since watched others make the change with interest, embracing their natural color.

Nov 9, 2023
An East End Elevator Pitch

The residential elevator is gaining popularity on Long Island and on the East End in particular, where aging homeowners are finding that it’s adding years of useful life to houses taller than a single story.

Nov 9, 2023
The Senior Datebook

Studies show that social isolation among older adults can cause health problems, and that active seniors often lead happier, healthier lives. For instance, according to the Centers for Disease Control, “Social isolation was associated with about a 50-percent increased risk of dementia and other serious medical conditions.” Fortunately for seniors, South Fork institutions such as libraries, theaters, and health care facilities offer plenty of ways to connect with others — with just a few of their many offerings listed here.

Nov 9, 2023
They Were Married in Rainboots Surrounded by Friends

Mansell Ambrose married her longtime beau, Henry Beveridge, on Saturday afternoon at 4:30 in the gardens of Villa des Amis in Bridgehampton.

Oct 5, 2023
McCarron-Sherlock Engagement Announced

Mike and Liz McCarron of Montauk have announced the engagement of their son Benjamin Knute McCarron to Colleen Elizabeth Sherlock, whose parents are Kevin and Debbie Sherlock of Montauk and Delray Beach, Fla.

Sep 28, 2023
Lifted Workout and Wellness Studio Aims High

“When I created Lifted, I really wanted to use what I learned as a pro athlete,” said Holly Rilinger, a former professional basketball player turned trainer and all-around inspiration to a largely middle-aged female crowd aspiring to get, and stay, in shape. The workout and wellness studio that she created with her life partner and business partner, Jennifer Ford, occupies a space on Montauk Highway in East Hampton.

Aug 24, 2023
A New Take on the Tampon, Lifeguard-Style

Amanda Calabrese, an East Hampton native and former lifeguard at Ditch Plain and Indian Wells Beaches, with her friend Greta Meyer, has disrupted the female hygiene industry so prominently that they have been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for 2023.

Aug 24, 2023
Guild Hall and the Hospital Bring the Party

Along with a number of parties and events last weekend, Guild Hall's annual summer gala took place in East Hampton on Friday, starting at the museum and continuing with cocktails and dinner served at Mulford Farm. The evening marked the opening of Leo Villareal's new exhibition and Renee Cox's ongoing show in the newly renovated galleries. Ken Wyse was the evening's honoree.

Aug 11, 2023