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Health Resources

Inclusion at Its Best

January 23rd, 2020

"When I was born with autism, my parents nor my peers have known what challenges I would face in life. "

Healthy Living for Older Adults: Tips and Resources

January 15th, 2020

For many seniors, it can be a challenge to change their eating habits, exercise safely, and maintain social activities, and these lifestyle changes can take time to get used to.

Belly Fat Can Lead to Brain Shrinkage

January 13th, 2020

Carrying extra body fat, especially around the middle, may be linked to brain shrinkage.

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And the #1 Fitness Trend for 2020 is…

January 7th, 2020

According to the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2020, the #1 fitness trend again this year will be Wearable Technology. “Wearable Technology took over the #1 spot in 2019 after dropping to #3 in 2018, which may be the result of manufacturers correcting some monitoring inaccuracies of the

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Thirteen New Year’s Resolutions Every Special Needs Parent Should Make

December 31st, 2019

Today, I am happy to bring you a guest article that was originally published in 2016. Have you made your New Year’s resolution yet? Don’t fret. You have 363 days left to accomplish your goals. If you are the parent of a child with special needs, try these great family-oriented resolutions to make your life

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Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 30th, 2019

Chances are that you created at least one New Year’s resolution.  Are you vowing to lose weight, get fit or eat a healthier diet?  We are less than 24 hours from the new year.  How long do you think you can adhere to your resolutions? Creating resolutions is the easy part.  Sticking to your resolutions

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The Importance of Family

December 23rd, 2019

Now that the Holidays are upon us, everywhere you go, you see happy families spending time together.  So, in honor of Hanukkah, Kwanza and Christmas and their celebration of family togetherness, the focus of my blog today is the importance of family. Family is the most important aspect of society.  Family is not only the

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Depressed? Try Exercising

December 23rd, 2019

An increase in physical activity can significantly reduce the probability of depression, even among people who are genetically predisposed to the condition, according to a new study from researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Published in the journal Depression and Anxiety, the research finds that “individuals who engaged in at least several hours of exercise each week were

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Sending a Child with Autism Back to School

December 20th, 2019

Autism spectrum conditions show a wide range of symptoms and severity in their presentation, but common aspects are developmentally poor motor skills, difficulties coping with change and labored social interaction. Direct and consistent behavioral therapy, both physical and social, is extremely important in helping children overcome the challenges presented by their autism spectrum condition. Earlier

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Does Eating Less Over the Holidays Mean Weight Loss?

December 19th, 2019

We’re nearing the end of the most celebrated food holidays of the year – Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve – which means there’s a high probability that you’ve overeaten and feel guilty. Keeping a svelte physique should be easy, right? Eat less fatty foods. Eat more veggies. Lose weight and continue weight management.

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