Kingsway Blog

Vintage image of Santa Claus
December 21, 2021

Santa Claus’ Capital Region Connections

There are countless Christmas traditions that Americans take part in every December—at Kingsway’s senior living communities, residents and staff alike celebrate with holiday sing-alongs, frosting cookies and decorating Christmas trees and much more. Yet there's always one jolly, red-clad fellow who’s image you can’t avoid during the holiday season. And, as it turns out, Santa Claus is actually an Upstate New York creation.

Author Cynthia Tytko at a Kingsway Community book signing
December 16, 2021

Kingsway Resident Cynthia Tytko Publishes Her First Children’s Book

One resident of Kingsway Arms Nursing Home is proving, yet again, that age is just a number. Kingsway resident Cynthia Tytko, a retired speech pathologist, has taken everything ageism stands for and flipped it on its head!

December 14, 2021

Capital Region Classical Celebrates 50 Years

Did you know that Schenectady is home to a classical concert series that regularly brings internationally renowned musicians to perform the exact same programs they perform at venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, but for a fraction of

schenectady historical society
December 8, 2021

5 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in the Capital Region

From light shows and wintertime wonderlands to an annual Christmas tree show right here in Schenectady, here are five holiday traditions to take part in this holiday season.

Green holiday wreath with pine cone and red-berry trimmings
December 6, 2021

The Origins of Wreathmaking

Whether you live in a senior apartment or a four-bedroom house, a wreath is a must when it comes to Christmas decorating, but why is that?