Entries by Jay Wojcik

Shining the Spotlight on Surging Elderly Mental Illness

ShieldMySenior.com is a new resource for senior citizens and their caregivers. They realized there was no central resource for aging adults who were seeking to stay independent as long as possible. Their goal is to fill that void by offers some helpful suggestions.  One of them is that  elderly mental health is extremely important to a […]

Today is National Family Health & Fitness Day

The 21 st. annual Family Health & Fitness Day USA is a national health and fitness event for families, set for Saturday, September 30, 2017. (always on the last Saturday in September.) The event’s purpose is to promote family involvement in physical activity, one of the goals of the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Physical […]

Promoting Mental Health at Home

Molly Anderson has seen how important it is to address mental health issues before they take control. She truly believes it’s lifesaving to nurture our innermost selves before mental health conditions become debilitating, whether it’s something as common as stress and anger or something as complex as depression or suicidal thoughts. As part of her work […]

Relationship between Exercise and School Participation

College of DuPage Nursing StudentVidhi Jasani shared that the concept of exercise has been revolving around for a long time to promote wellness and many different purposes. But who knew exercise could help children focus in class? Some children struggle to concentrate in class to, but exercise has been shown to provide an excellent outlet […]

10 Healthy Foods That (Practically) Never Expire

Grace Elkus at Real Simple shared that while it’s true that many shelf-stable foods are often loaded with preservatives (think condiments, lunch meats, and bags of chips), a number of good-for-you foods naturally last for a long time. Stock up on these staples whenever it’s convenient, and they’ll be on hand when you’re ready to get cooking. Curious […]