Helicopter parenting at the doctor’s office may impact teen health

Parents of teens may struggle letting go of the reins when it comes to their children’s health checkups, a new national poll suggests.   Just 34 percent of parents say their teen discussed health concerns privately with a doctor without them in the room, and less than 10 percent say their teens can complete their [...]

Golden Tips for Retiring in 2017

For some people the idea of retirement is all about sitting and watching TV with your feet on the table. For others, however, retirement is a new beginning and the greatest journey of life. In order for you to have a good retirement plan, you need a solid financial plan that will enable you to [...]

How to Encourage Healthy Eating Choices

The key to encouraging children to make health choices is surprisingly simple – role-model healthy choices yourself! Whilst working with a family as a “Nanny Teacher” I would most often eat a hot lunch with the children. I bought in extra vegetables and sometimes things like quinoa from my home because I’m a bit of [...]

Does Pokémon Go Offer Real Health Benefits?

New Rochelle, NY, August 19, 2016 — The combination of augmented reality technology, geocaching, and other novel techniques to create innovative active video games (AVGs) has potential personal and public health implications, as discussed in the Editorial “Pokémon Go, Go, Go, Gone?” published in Games for Health Journal, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc, publishers. The [...]

How Grandparents Affect Grandchildren After Divorce

This is an eyeopening article that discusses how grandparents can help the family make it through a divorce. I wish I had read this article 20 years ago. Thank you Lorraine Ladish! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lorraine-c-ladish/how-grandparents-can-help_1_b_8111440.html

What is Circumcision: The Risks and Benefits

One of the first decisions you will have to make after having a baby boy is if you want to have him circumcised or not. This is just one decision out of many, but it is one that you should be well educated on before making the decision. Often times, your doctor will expect that [...]