Archive | February, 2014

Laughter is the best medicine!!

Benefits of Laughter Yoga by Jennifer Wegerer Laughter yoga is a new twist on an ancient practice. Not only does it increase happiness, but it also strengthens the immune system, reduces pain and lowers stress.  More contagious than a cough or sneeze, laughter relaxes the whole body. It triggers the release of endorphins, promoting an […]

14 Signs Your Elderly Parent May be Unsafe Living Alone

  It can be difficult to tell the difference between normal, age-related decline and something more serious. According to Alan Gruber, M.D., a psychiatrist with a private practice in Massachusetts, there are several ways a loved one can tell if an elderly relative is losing his or her independence. Here are some things to look […]