Kingsway Blog

Saint Patricks Day parade in the capital region
March 2, 2022

5 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Capital Region

From the construction of the Erie Canal to the creation of St.  Mary’s, the second Catholic church in New York State formed during America’s earliest days, the Irish have been shaping the Albany area for centuries.  And what better way to celebrat

Health care provider holding a picture of human kidneys
February 28, 2022

What Seniors Need to Know About Kidney Disease

March is National Kidney Month, and while everyone should take time to learn about kidney disease, a condition that affects 37 million American adults, it’s especially important for seniors.  First, some background: Kidneys are like the body’s che

Senior resident exercising
February 17, 2022

Why Seniors Should Divide Their Homes Into Zones of Function

Get ideas on creating “zones of function” throughout the house or apartment to encourage your senior loved one, whether they are living with dementia or not, to get on their feet frequently, be more active to exercise both mind and body!

Presidential Seal of the United States of America
February 15, 2022

Three US Presidents With Ties to Union College

In 2020, Schenectady came into the presidential spotlight when businessman, politician, and Electric City native Andrew Yang made a bid for highest post in the land.

Frank Gallo  & Son Florist Shop Roses
February 10, 2022

10 Questions with Schenectady Florist Frank Gallo

When it comes to Valentine’s Day presents, one classic gift stands above all the rest: flowers.  And in Schenectady, where better to order a bouquet from than Frank Gallo & Son Florist, the fourth-generation State Street shop that’s been servi