Alessandra Nolfo

Sunsets and Senior Health

Joy, appreciation, abundant, part of a larger purpose, calmness- these are some of the feelings that you may reflect on as you watch the sunset. Afterward, you may have realized that you felt happier or had mental clarity. Well, those feelings are real, studies have shown that watching the sunset does have a positive impact on your mental health.   In Italian, the word for sunset is, tramonte, …

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Hydration: Why it’s so important

Hydration: Why it’s so important!    The human body is made up for more than 50% water.  Every cell in our body needs water to do it’s job.  Water helps to regulate body temperature, keeps mucous membranes moist, skin soft, lubricates joints, prevents constipation, and maintains your metabolism.    Every day you lose water through your breath, perspiration, urine and bowel movements. For your body …

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Eating Fresh for Healthy Function

Eating fresh vegetables is so important that they have their own recognition day! June 16th is Fresh Veggies Day! Fresh vegetables provide our bodies with all different kinds of necessary vitamins and minerals that help keep our systems functioning properly. Benefits of Eating Vegetables -Good source of an array of vitamins and minerals- Vitamin A, B, …

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National Stress Awareness Day

Today is National Stress Awareness Day! The past year has tested us in many ways- personally, professionally, emotionally and spiritually. Yet, we are still here. We learned a lot about ourselves; we learned what is truly important in our day-to-day lives and how to cope with different stressors as they came up. What are some …

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