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Nutrients That May Help Promote Longevity

Research has found that certain components of our food may help keep us healthy as we age. What are the top vitamins, minerals and other nutritional compounds suggested by experts, and how can you design a meal plan to help keep yourself healthy? Vitamins and minerals Even a modest deficiency of certain vitamins and minerals […]

Fun Ways To Enjoy Your Summer In Connecticut

Our beautiful weather and moderate temperatures in Connecticut provide the ideal backdrop for a variety of summer activities. What are some of our favorite ways to enjoy the summer here? Spend a day at the beach With saltwater beaches at the coast and a variety of lakes inland, Connecticut offers plenty of shore-side fun. Whether […]

A Diet That Includes Dairy, Other Anti-Inflammatory Foods May Help You Age Well

Anti-inflammatory diets have become all the rage in recent years. New research has found that a food group previously left out of these diets – dairy – may help fight inflammation and promote healthy aging. What should you know about the effects of inflammation and how can you incorporate more anti-inflammatory foods, including certain dairy products, into […]

Considering Yoga? Don’t Be Afraid To Join In

If you follow social media, all the photos of people doing handstands and contorting their bodies can make yoga seem intimidating. However, this ancient form of physical activity offers something for nearly everyone, and you can start at any level of ability. At Edgehill, you’ll find multiple opportunities to enjoy an energetic lifestyle, including joining […]

How Sleep Loss Affects Memory For Seniors

Many people believe they can get by on just a few hours of rest each night. The truth is that lack of sleep can cause serious health consequences, and a third of adults in the United States fail to get enough sleep. For older adults, sufficient sleep plays a key role in overall well-being by decreasing the risk of […]

Flu Prevention Tips For Seniors

October – leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping, and fall-flavored beverages have made their comeback. Autumn also brings unwanted colds, sniffles and a widespread influx of germs and viruses. During the 2017-2018 season (August-May), the Connecticut Department of Public Health reported a total of 12,057 influenza positive lab tests, with 3,677 reports in Fairfield County alone. As […]

Honey Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Looking for the perfect side dish to add to your Thanksgiving Day table? This recipe puts a delicious twist on a classic vegetable. Be sure to prepare plenty as they are sure to not last long. Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. Brussels sprouts 3 tbsp. olive oil, separated 3/4 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 2 tsp. honey Servings: 4 Instructions Preheat oven […]

Candied Pecan And Apple Salad Recipe

Eating, Done Right. While some find salads a boring way to manage diet and heart health, this sweet and crisp summer salad is sure to satisfy. It comes in at around 450 calories and, most importantly, less than 100 milligrams of sodium. Add 4 ounces of grilled chicken breast, and you have a complete meal […]

Rosemary & Garlic Leg Of Lamb Recipe

Eating, Done Right. Executive Chef Anthony Napolitano shares one of his favorite Easter dishes with us. Enjoy this tender, flavorful celebratory roast for your next family gathering. Ingredients: 1 (7-pound) semi-boneless leg of lamb, aitchbone removed, fat trimmed to 1/4 inch thick, and lamb tied 4 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon fine sea salt 2 tablespoons […]

Wellness, Done Right

What does wellness mean to you? At Edgehill, wellness encompasses the whole person — the social, the physical and the spiritual. Each of these wellness dimensions plays a significant role in preserving and promoting personal well-being. Edgehill team members strive to offer residents a mix of engaging activities that support all aspects of wellness. Connecting […]