In Touch

Welcome, Hudson Valley to IN TOUCH, the public affairs and issues program. In Touch is hosted and produced by Conor Walsh and Paty Quyn. It is a weekly program about and for the local Hudson Valley community.

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Listen to In Touch On-Air Sundays at 11:30 PM

Hudson Valley Podcast Demystifies Sexuality Through Open Conversa
Hudson Valley Podcast Demystifies Sexuality Through Open Conversa
Hudson Valley Podcast Demystifies Sexuality Through Open Conversa
This week on In Touch, I speak with Jaclyn Miller and Lauren Kropft-Zuckerman from the Maternal-Infant Services Network. The C.H.A.O.S. (Cultivating Health, Acceptance, Opportunity, and Soul) Podcast features the team of CAPP Community Health Educators and a variety of guest speakers. The CHAOS Podcast aims to empower youth, personally and professionally, by discussing the topics most affecting their lives.
What are "Blue Zones" and How Can Studying Them Extend Your Life?
What are "Blue Zones" and How Can Studying Them Extend Your Life?
What are "Blue Zones" and How Can Studying Them Extend Your Life?
This week on In Touch, I speak with Jim LaValle, clinical pharmacist, and author of, “Cracking the Metabolic Code.” Grocery prices are more mind-boggling than ever at the current moment. LaValle says you can stay healthy and budget-conscious, and it’s actually easier than you think! LaValle shares strategies for staying healthy on a budget. We discuss what "blue zones" are and how we can model our lifestyle around them. Not just that, we talk about the dangers and connections our diet has towards dementia.
Hudson Valley Hospice Officially Opens Their New Hospice House
Hudson Valley Hospice Officially Opens Their New Hospice House
Hudson Valley Hospice Officially Opens Their New Hospice House
This week on In Touch, I speak with Lisa Wilson, Executive Director of Hudson Valley Hospice Foundation and Jeff Feldman of the law firm Feldman, Kleidman, Collins, and Sappe LLP and 1st Vice Chair Person on the Hudson Valley Hospice Board of Directors. Together, we discuss Hudson Valley Hospice’s revolutionary new Hospice House which just opened in Hyde Park. We also demystify what Hospice truly is and how it helps families in the Hudson Valley with end-of-life care.
"TikTok Docs" Are Not The Cure For These HV Health Concerns
"TikTok Docs" Are Not The Cure For These HV Health Concerns
"TikTok Docs" Are Not The Cure For These HV Health Concerns
This week on In Touch, I speak with health expert Dr. Redcross about recent online health trends. It can be tough to sift through all the influencers posing as “TikTok Docs.” Dr. Redcross and I breakdown the credibility of recent health trends so you know what to trust going into the new year.
WRRV's Shop w/ a Cop Puts the "Unity" in "Community" Each Holiday
WRRV's Shop w/ a Cop Puts the "Unity" in "Community" Each Holiday
WRRV's Shop w/ a Cop Puts the "Unity" in "Community" Each Holiday
This week, we are talking about 92.7/96.9 WRRV’s Shop With a Cop, where WRRV teams up with Hudson Valley law enforcement officers to help local children and families this holiday season who may not have the means. They raise funds and then surprise local children with a shopping spree at the Poughkeepsie Galleria just before Christmas.
The Holidays Shine Brightest in Dutchess County
The Holidays Shine Brightest in Dutchess County
The Holidays Shine Brightest in Dutchess County
Our friend Melaine Rottkamp from Dutchess Tourism returns to give the local lowdown on Dutchess County’s upcoming holiday and winter activities! We are talking everything from the Sinterklaas Festival in Rhinebeck to the Holiday Tours at the Historic Sites, local light displays, tree cutting, and so much more!
Runners Jingle All The Way For Arthritis Awareness & Treatment
Runners Jingle All The Way For Arthritis Awareness & Treatment
Runners Jingle All The Way For Arthritis Awareness & Treatment
This week’s guest is Nancy Sorbella, Associate Director of the Arthritis Foundation of New York. We discuss how arthritis is more than just a condition for the elderly. We specifically touch on juvenile arthritis and the misconceptions around it. Nancy and I also talk about their upcoming Jingle Bell Run happening Saturday, December 2nd at Manhattanville College!
The Illegal Origins of The Town of Wappinger, New York
The Illegal Origins of The Town of Wappinger, New York
The Illegal Origins of The Town of Wappinger, New York
This week’s guest on In Touch is Joseph Cavaccini, Dutchess County Legislator and Wappinger Town Historian. Together, Joseph and I dive into the expansive history of Dutchess County, and how that history impacts us today.
Be Home HV Makes Your Home More Accessible & Safer For Your Famil
Be Home HV Makes Your Home More Accessible & Safer For Your Famil
Be Home HV Makes Your Home More Accessible & Safer For Your Famil
This week’s guest on In Touch is Avery Edreira, Realtor®, Seniors Real Estate Specialist®, and Owner and Founder of Be Home HV. Avery and her team at Be Home believe that with adaptability and Universal Design, your home can become safer for you by offering the assistance you may need to remain as independent as possible. Whether that is adapting your current home, assisting you in finding a new home to adapt or preparing your home for a loved one to reside in.

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