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3 Ways to Healthy Aging

By |2019-04-05T10:58:24-04:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Healthy Aging|Tags: |

Everyone can improve their health and live with passion and purpose. “It’s not about aging—it’s about aging well,” says CentraState healthy aging coach Brandon Eldershaw. “We work hard to retire—we need to ensure we’re healthy and independent enough to enjoy it. These powerful programs give you the tools you [...]

Applewood Seniors Bond with Young Students Through Community Program

By |2019-04-05T10:58:40-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Healthy Aging|Tags: |

Helen Coons, a resident of CentraState’s Applewood senior living community, never gets tired of hearing children call her “Miss Helen.” A former school librarian and administrator, Helen (pictured second from right), 88, has been volunteering at the Freehold Learning Center for the last two years through Applewood’s Tools 4 [...]

Neuromodulation Therapy: 
Blocking Pain Signals in Those with Chronic Pain

By |2019-03-28T17:35:07-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

Some people living with chronic pain may struggle to complete even the simplest activities of daily living, impacting their quality of life. A relatively new therapy—neuromodulation—can greatly alleviate discomfort for chronic pain sufferers. Neuromodulation works through implantable devices that deliver gentle electrical impulses to the spinal cord or peripheral [...]

Cranbury Mom Raises the Bar on Colorectal Cancer Awareness

By |2019-03-28T17:04:43-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Cancer|Tags: , |

Join the Cause at Paulette’s C of Blue Sunday, May 5, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Join the fight against colorectal cancer at this 10th anniversary event featuring a 5K/1K run or walk plus fitness demos, gift raffles, health screenings, fundraising prizes, children’s activities, and vendors. $20 fee for run/walk; festival is [...]

A Play-Based Approach Helps 8-Year-Old Manage Sensory Overload

By |2019-03-28T16:50:25-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: |

When 8-year-old Sean Brill of Aberdeen was a toddler, his sensitivity to noises, crowded spaces, and constricting clothes became more apparent. Anything with buttons, zippers, or tags caused tears, and he was hesitant to try new foods due to their textures. As he grew, he became anxious when weather [...]

Overhead Athletes: Build in Time-Outs

By |2019-03-28T16:43:20-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

As the spring sports season shifts into high gear, vigilance is a key factor to preventing potentially serious overuse injuries. For “overhead athletes,” including baseball pitchers, volleyball and tennis players, and even gymnasts, shoulder injuries are of particular concern. “The good news is that these types of injuries are [...]

Holding the Right Pose:  Eatontown Actor Back on Stage After Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery

By |2019-03-28T17:14:08-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Women’s Health|Tags: , |

For the past decade, Lorraine Stone of Eatontown has focused her full attention on arts and culture endeavors. In addition to forming her own performance company, she has been acting with another group, performing with a samba band, and volunteering for a historic landmark foundation. Nothing sidetracked her passion [...]

Pine Beach Teen Exceeds Personal Best After Physical Therapy

By |2019-03-28T13:32:01-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Health A-Z|Tags: , |

When Abbey Olexa collided with another soccer player during a game last May, she pushed through the pain and continued playing. However, after two weeks of rest, the elite soccer striker still had pain. Abbey’s mother, Elizabeth, took the 14-year-old to orthopedic surgeon Gerardo Goldberger, DO. An MRI found [...]

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