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Thursday, November 21, 2019

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Lester Senior Living to Host Open House

(Courtesy of Lester Senior Living) Lester Senior Living in Whippany invites area residents to an open house on Wednesday, October 23, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Attendees will tour the distinctive senior living community and learn about its independent and assisted-living options, hotel-style amenities and enriching programs. Those

What Are the Characteristics of an Effective Therapist?

There are basic characteristics that effective therapists have in common. It is worthwhile to look for these traits when seeking out a therapist.

They are up to date on the latest research and know what methods are effective.

They know how to collaborate with

CareOne at Teaneck Is Now Certified Under CRC-Hisachdus

(Courtesy of Care One) As of Tuesday, September 24, CareOne at Teaneck, located on Teaneck Road in Teaneck, is now CRC certified in addition to already being Star-K certified and completely cholov yisroel and pas yisroel. CareOne at Teaneck is a subacute rehab facility that offers 24 hours of skilled nursing and rehabilitation for both

The Benefits of Fasting

The prohibition against eating and drinking is the most salient aspect of Yom Kippur. I would like to share with you the benefits of fasting. Fasting helps us achieve atonement by providing a physical manifestation of personal discomfort that enables us to focus on our misdeeds for which we atone and helps reinforce the regret that we have

Beginning [the End] With the End in Mind

At the eve of a new year, we are mindful of new beginnings. Hopefully, with these beginnings will come new resolutions or re-commitments. But making resolutions alone will not be sufficient to help us accomplish all that we hope for in the new year. Benjamin Franklin reminds us that “Failure to plan is planning to fail.” How we

The Proof Is in the Picture

Just for You: The PUAHCare Article Series. From the files of a PUAH rabbinic counselor.

Because your fertility journey is so much more than a medical experience.

(Courtesy of PUAH) Have you ever been told that something you want very badly is

Vaping Is the New Smoking

My nephew just turned 12. Last week, we celebrated his birthday with a special breakfast in his honor. The birthday breakfast has been our family’s tradition since my children were young, and usually includes some of the guest of honor’s favorite foods and treats. My nephew loves cotton candy grapes, so, when I came across them

Preventing Burns During the Holidays

(Courtesy of RJ Barnabas Health) The upcoming Jewish holidays are a particular time of high risk for burns and house fires. The Burn Center at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, New Jersey’s only burn center, wants to make sure everyone stays safe during the upcoming holidays.

“The holidays always

Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders Inserts First Total Disc M6 in NJ

(Courtesy of CMD) In groundbreaking news, the Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders became the first practice in New Jersey to successfully surgically perform an M6 total disc cervical arthroplasty. Drs. Lewin and Vora, on September 10, were privileged to operate on a 32-year-old gentleman who was involved in a

OHEL Meets the Significant Increase in Service Inquiries

(Courtesy of OHEL) Over the last year, OHEL Children’s Home and Family Services has seen a record increase of 40% in service inquiries.

Over 4,800 inquiries were managed by OHEL Access, our intake department, which is managed by a team of dedicated service specialists.

Confessions of a Chronic Dieter Turned Health Coach

If you have been on a diet this year, you are in good company. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 45 million people in the United States are either currently on a diet or have been on a diet in the last 12 months. Americans spend approximately $33 billion a year on diets and diet supplements.

Dor Yeshorim Does More for Your Family

(Courtesy of Dor Yeshorim) Dor Yeshorim is a brand name. Its services have benefited hundreds of thousands of individuals across the globe. Its groundbreaking screening has pioneered, preserved and protected tens of thousands of healthy families, resulting in priceless joy and boundless Yiddishe