Kingsway Blog

November 26, 2021

3 Traditional Hanukkah Dishes to Try

Schenectady is home to a rich Jewish culture dating all the way back to the mid nineteenth century, when Jewish immigrants from Germany and Austria began settling in Schenectady, Albany and Troy. 

Cardiac Classic 5K Run in Schenectady New York
November 23, 2021

How Turkey Trots Became One of the Most Popular Thanksgiving Traditions

There’s nothing quite like that first bite of stuffing, sweet potatoes, turkey, or cranberry sauce on Thanksgiving.

Detail from John Trumbull's painting “The Surrender of General Burgoyne” at Saratoga, which currently resides in the U.S. Capitol.
November 16, 2021

The Capital Region: Birthplace of the First Official Thanksgiving

We know what you’re thinking: Didn’t Thanksgiving originate way back in 1621 when the pilgrims and the Native Americans broke bread to celebrate the year’s bountiful harvest?

jigsaw puzzle piece
November 11, 2021

Jigsaw Puzzles: The 300-year-old Pastime that’s as Popular as Ever

Last year, when many of us were asked to work from home, to cancel or avoid traveling and to not gather in any kinds of groups, all due to the pandemic, there were a few industries that actually experienced a boom in business.

senior holding a hand and a cane
November 4, 2021

Tips for Caregiver Communicating

As caregivers to a loved one experiencing a decline in cognitive or memory skills, it’s important to rethink how we communicate with them so we can do all that is possible to keep them happy, healthy and engaged with the world around them.