COVID-19 Testing: What you need to know.

Posted August 19th, 2020

Five months into the COVID-19 pandemic and we have learned a lot. It is clear that the keys to getting control of the virus, until a vaccine is available, is a combination of personal actions (hand washing, social distancing, wearing a mask), and public health interventions like testing, contract tracing and isolating positive cases. Testing […]


How to Plan a ‘Safecation’

Posted August 17th, 2020

Summer vacation is looking a lot different due to new travel restrictions.  Traveling during a pandemic requires planning ahead, lots of advanced research, willingness to play-it-by-ear and adapting to new rules. You may be asking yourself… Is it safe to go on vacation? Where should I go? Should I drive or fly? Can I vacation […]


Berry Recipes

Posted August 14th, 2020

Summer is berry time! Here are some great recipes to enjoy berries all summer long. Lemon Cream with Blueberries Ingredients: 2 tablespoons grated lemon zest 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 8 pitted dates, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom 1 (12-ounce) package silken tofu, drained 2 cups fresh blueberries Instructions: […]


How to Spend Time with Friends and Family Now that COVID Restrictions are Being Relaxed

Posted August 13th, 2020

Being away from friends and family for the past 5 months has not been easy. In the beginning of the pandemic we were staying connected through video chats, drive by car visits, virtual happy hours, zoom chats, etc. Now it seems reasonable to want to spend time with friends and family in-person, at a safe […]


Got the COVID Blues?

Posted August 12th, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the fabric of our lives the world over. Many have lost their jobs and their livelihoods. Frankly, it’s a dark time. On the bright side, we’re learning more about the coronavirus every day, and the promise of a vaccine brings us hope. An end to our quarantined lives.   Many […]


Droplet Transmission vs. Airborne… What’s the difference?

Posted August 10th, 2020

We have all seen in the news that there is still lots of discussion about how COVID-19 is really transmitted from person to person. Is it transmitted by droplet or by airborne transmission? The current stance is that it is transmitted through droplets, but researchers are not fully convinced that this is the only way […]


A recipe for hydration!

Posted August 7th, 2020

Staying hydrated on hot days can be a challenge. Many fruits and vegetables contain potassium, calcium, magnesium and sodium which helps us stay hydrated and support our exercise goals without adding extra calories. This watermelon feta salad is packed with flavor and everything you need to beat the heat… Watermelon, Feta, and Mint Salad Greens […]


Beating the Heat with Beets

Posted July 31st, 2020

Staying active and hydrated in hot weather can be challenging. Beets are one of those super foods that are packed full of nutrients. They are a good source fiber, folate, manganese and potassium. Beets and beet greens contain a powerhouse of bioactive antioxidants, specifically betaine, attributing to the deep purple color of beets and lutein, […]


Workout Wednesday – Back Stretches Part 2

Posted July 29th, 2020

We know that it has been harder for people to stay active over these last several weeks. Christina Lombardi, DPT PT has put together easy stretches to get you moving at home! Each stretch includes descriptive information and a video to demonstrate how to do it. This week will be part 2 of back stretches. […]


Workout Wednesday – Back Stretches Part 1

Posted July 22nd, 2020

We know that it has been harder for people to stay active over these last several weeks. Christina Lombardi, DPT PT has put together easy stretches to get you moving at home! Each Wednesday for the next several weeks we will share these stretches with you. Each stretch includes descriptive information and a video to […]