Are You a Family Caregiver?

Are You a Family Caregiver? There are many roles you may play in life, and one of them may be as a caregiver for someone you love. You are not alone. Two out of every five adults are taking care of a parent, a spouse, a child, or another loved one. That’s 40% of all [...]

By | 2017-01-11T11:40:46+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s the New Year!

It’s the New Year!  Shed an Old Habit and Establish a Higher Good Habit   It is said that to change a bad habit, simply head in the opposite direction! That may be easier said than done, but there is a germ of inspiration in this old saying. The secret of transformation lies in realizing [...]

By | 2016-12-30T10:17:46+00:00 December 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holiday Loss – Honoring Memories

Experiencing the loss of a loved one is always difficult and it can be particularly difficult during the holiday season. During the holidays we realize just how much our lives have been changed by the loss of our loved one.  Memories of traditions and togetherness remind us of our loss. Media images and seeing others [...]

By | 2016-12-02T11:21:53+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

DID YOU KNOW? 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the United States have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate Partner. For more information go to http://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/pdf/nisvs_report2010-a.pdf   According to information provided by the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence (OPDV), in a survey of [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:45:39+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Now That School Has Started . . .

NOW THAT SCHOOL HAS STARTED……     How are your children doing, and how are YOU doing?  One way to find out is to start having family meetings regularly. Too much work, you say? Well, let's list all the ways family meetings can help you and your family to feel connected, supported and encouraged during [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:45:39+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Back to School Already”

  “Back to school already..but it’s only August!”  Yes, it is that time to prepare for the big back to school event.  Just like any other event, planning is the key to success. Here are some tips and ideas to start you on the way to making the first day of school the great for [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:45:39+00:00 August 12th, 2016|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Parents are Everyday Heroes!

Heroes are people we look up to! Heroes are creative, courageous, reliable and resourceful. Heroes never give up on problems---they find a way to make a difference for the better.   Parents are everyday heroes who undertake a loving commitment to protect, care for and nurture their child to the best of their ability. You [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:45:39+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Thinking About Drinking

  Alcohol is so commonly used in our American culture that we often become desensitized to its effects on our lives and the lives of those around us.  After all, a third of the adult population does not drink at all, and another third drink less than once a week. It is not until we [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:45:39+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Health & Wellness|0 Comments

Happy Foods & Healthy Moods

How Are our Foods and Moods Related? You’ve probably read articles about “happy foods.” In brief, our bodies and minds use good foods as the fuel for all our functioning. As the food goes through our miraculous digestive system - our “gut” - we are on to the business of our day, usually not thinking [...]

By | 2016-11-02T17:45:39+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Health & Wellness|0 Comments