Category Archives: Healthy eating and lifestyle from RI Fit Magazine

Aging in Place: Making Your Home Work For You 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…
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Reducing The Risk For Cardiovascular Disease In Aging Men 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…
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Creamy, Light Macaroni and Cheese 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…
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Assisted Living Facilities Give Seniors Their Life Back 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….
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The High Price of Technology On Our World 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…
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Oh, My Aching Back! Tips On How To Prevent And Treat Back Pain 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…
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