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3 Ways to Healthy Aging

By |2019-08-05T15:44:02-04:00April 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 |2019-05-22T15:12:02-04:00March 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 [...]

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