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Here's when and where this program is being offered in the Hudson Valley:

10:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 13: A free in-person program in partnership with the Foster Grandparent Program at Nanuet Public Library, 149 Church St., Nanuet. To register, contact Shannah Johnson at

Noon Thurdsay, April 27: A free in-person program at SUNY Orange, Gilman Center, 14 E. Conkling Ave., Middletown. To register click here or call the Wellness Center at 845.341.4870.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 11: A free virtual event presented by the seven N.Y. chapters of the Alzheimer's Association. Followed by a talk by Ravi Gopaul, a public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration.

2 p.m. Monday, May 15: A free hybrid program via Zoom or in person at Larchmont Public Library, 121 Larchmont Ave., Larchmont. To register, visit the library's website online

1 p.m. Saturday, June 10: A free in-person program at Kent Public Library, 17 Sybils Crossing, Kent Lakes.