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Kitchen Organization 101

How to organize yourself and prepare your kitchen for healthy beginnings If you are kick-starting a wellness regime, it helps to optimize your environment to make it conducive to healthy eating. Organizing your kitchen will put you on the right...

A Celebration of Life

My mother passed away. Her doctor said things that reassured us. Sunday, “Looks like she has made this determination for herself.” I like this empowering phrase. Perhaps her body had worn out but she still had power over her reactions....

Action

WHEN I GET TO VISIT with my 3-year-old grandson Jet, he says, “Granma, take your shoes off.” When it’s time for him to go, Jet says, “But Granma, I want to stay here FOREVER!” And, I do too. I want...

The Talk

“MOMMY, WHERE DO babies come from?” “What?” It’s 5 o’clock and dinner is somewhere in the process of being cooked (or overcooked) and now, “Where do babies come from!?” “I don’t know.” Puzzled look. “How come you don’t know?” “Uh!...



Redefining Senior Living

AVANTI IS APPROACHING things a bit differently when it comes to senior living. The boutique-style assisted living and memory care community’s goal is to help older adults remain active and engaged while providing assistance when necessary. “You can be as...

“Relation-steps”

PEOPLE ARE WEARING devices to count how many steps they are taking and remind them to move when they haven’t moved or met their personalized fitness goals.I see Facebook posts that read, “I made my 10,000 steps. Got my steps...

Staying Healthy During the Holiday Season

Close your eyes for just one minute. Smell your holiday roast cooking in the oven. It fills the air with the fragrance of anticipation of family and friends. Conversation and companionship transform the home. It is a beautiful vision. Yet,...