Aging in Place: Making Your Home Work For You

by Dr. Matthew Collins More and more older adults are planning to remain in their homes as they age. But is your home supporting your health, or might it pose hidden hazards? If you look at your home through fresh eyes, you can find ways that it can help support a healthy lifestyle, both mentally and physically, for years to … Read moreAging in Place: Making Your Home Work For You

Reducing The Risk For Cardiovascular Disease In Aging Men

Statistically men have a shorter lifespan than women. American women live five years longer than men according to the World Health Organization. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Men in particular are known to avoid doctor’s appointments, partake in riskier behavior such as excessive drinking and smoking, and have a higher risk of developing … Read moreReducing The Risk For Cardiovascular Disease In Aging Men

Creamy, Light Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy, Light Macaroni and Cheese This kid friendly dish is much lighter than the original versions of Mac & Cheese because it substitutes some cheese for butternut squash and cream for yogurt. The kids will never even notice the butternut squash (no, really). This dish is a great way to get some orange veggies into … Read moreCreamy, Light Macaroni and Cheese

Assisted Living Facilities Give Seniors Their Life Back

Despite all of your efforts as a caregiver, the best place for mom or dad, or even your aunt or uncle may be an assisted living facility. Here are the top reasons why transitioning to an assisted living facility may be the best option for your loved one, finally giving them their life back. It will feel like home. … Read moreAssisted Living Facilities Give Seniors Their Life Back

The High Price of Technology On Our World

By: Dale Belluscio, LICSWClinical DirectorGreenwood Psychotherapy & Wellness Center According to Psychology Today,  in order to institute “effective communication” you must, “establish a shared meaning around words, constructs and ideas that are being discussed and then further that meaning in a coherent flow of dialogue. Such a skill set enables relationships to thrive, businesses and organizations … Read moreThe High Price of Technology On Our World

Oh, My Aching Back! Tips On How To Prevent And Treat Back Pain

by Nick Passarelli Lower back pain is the number one type of Chronic Pain in The United States, and aging is the number one cause. As always, with any type of pain, make sure you see your doctor. Pain can be a symptom of a serious problem. Chronic Back Pain is defined as any back pain, especially in the lower … Read moreOh, My Aching Back! Tips On How To Prevent And Treat Back Pain