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 more

Ways To Purchase A Home With A Reverse Mortgage

by Peter Nastasi, Sierra Pacific Mortgage Many mature adults would like to continue to live independently and remain homeowners but their current home may not be ideal. They may want to right-size to an all-on-one-floor, maintenance-free home in a community that offers a more carefree lifestyle. A Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM, reverse mortgage) can help increase purchasing power and flexibility … Read more

Fit Over 50: Kelly Carse

Kelly shown on the left.   Name: Kelly Carse                 City/Town of Residence: Pawtucket, RI Age: 55 Family: Married to Donna Nesselbush Your sport or fitness activity: CrossFit What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?  In 2010, CrossFit opened the field for Masters (age 50 and older at that time) to compete in the CrossFit Games, a worldwide event held … Read more

Fight Inflammation with Food

by Ashley Murphy When the Boston Globe reported that Tom Brady follows an anti-inflammatory diet, the popularity of anti-inflammatory foods soared. And while we may not all be high profile football stars, we can all benefit from eating foods that reduce inflammation. You are probably most familiar with inflammation that accompanies some type of trauma … Read more

Back to running? Take care of your back

By Dr. Gary Post The mild winter, combined with the recent spring forward of the clocks, has led many runners to begin training in earnest for spring road races. When preparing for those 5ks, 10ks and half-marathons, do not underestimate the importance of proper spinal alignment as a preventative measure to major running injuries like … Read more

Clean Cooking Lentil And Kale Slow Cooker Recipe

by Chef Lara Lentil and Kale Slow Cooker Recipe This recipe combines kale, which is nutrient-rich and high in anti-oxidants, Vitamin K, Vitamin A, and more. Lentils are another ingredient, they are a known super food, high in fiber, protein, Vitamin B6, and are also considered a low-glycemic food. This dish packs a punch for … Read more

Your Dietary Supplements May Be Harming You

by Carol Ann Donnelly It is no secret that dietary supplements, which include vitamins, minerals, and medicinal herbs are not regulated by the FDA, but we are often fooled into thinking a product is good for us because its package reads “all natural” or “organic”. How can we recognize this deception? Or, maybe we want … Read more