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The Key to Healthy Aging: Unlocking the Benefits of Good Sleep

As we age, making sleep a priority becomes increasingly important for maintaining overall health and well-being. Quality sleep benefits not only rejuvenating the body and mind but also plays a crucial role in countering the effects of diseases and illnesses that commonly affect us as we age. Experts say adults need between seven and nine […]

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 […]

Holistic Wellness for Seniors

What does wellness mean to you? Wellness can encompass 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. At Edgehill, a continuing care retirement community in Stamford, CT associates strive to offer residents a mix of engaging activities […]

House Cured Corned Beef Brisket Recipe

Eating, Done Right. Edgehill Executive Chef Anthony Napolitano shares the perfect meal for St. Patrick’s Day with his signature House Cured Corned Beef Brisket recipe. Ingredients: 2 cups course kosher salt ½ cup of sugar 10 cloves of garlic, smashed 8 tablespoons pickling spice 1 tablespoon whole peppercorn 6 fresh bay leafs 1 1/3  tablespoons […]

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Eating, Done Right. Cure your sweet tooth with a classic, chewy chocolate chip cookie. Edgehill Executive Chef Anthony Napolitano’s signature cookie recipe will leave you begging for more. Ingredients: 1 1⁄4 cups butter or 1 1⁄4 cups margarine, softened 2 cups sugar 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips […]

Danish Oatmeal Cookies Recipe

Eating, Done Right. This recipe for soft and delicious oatmeal cookies creates a flavorful and textured dessert that will make anyone’s day better. Edgehill Executive Chef Anthony Napolitano has shared his signature Danish Oatmeal Cookie recipe with us. Ingredients: 1 cup flour ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup softened butter ¾ cup […]

New Year’s Resolutions For Seniors to Maintain or Improve on Fitness

As winter’s chill descends, many people give in to the urge to huddle by the fire — and put off their fitness routines until spring. Maintaining fitness can play a significant role in overall health for senior adults. From improving energy to controlling weight and managing pain, regular exercise provides a variety of benefits. Consider incorporating […]

Holiday Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Eating, Done Right. Enjoy this holiday classic. Edgehill Executive Chef Anthony Napolitano has shared his signature holiday cranberry sauce recipe with us. Ingredients: 12 oz. bag of fresh cranberries 3/4 cup sugar 1 strip orange or lemon zest 2 TBS. orange juice Directions : Empty 12 oz. bag of fresh cranberries into a saucepan and […]

Pumpkin Pie Bread Recipe

Eating, Done Right. The perfect sweet treat for your holiday table.  Edgehill Executive Chef Anthony Napolitano has shared his signature pumpkin pie bread recipe with us. Ingredients: 3 ½ cups all purpose flour 1 cup white sugar 2 tsp. baking soda 1 ½ cups brown sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 4 eggs 1 TBS. pumpkin […]

The Benefits Of Owning A Pet

Pets bring love, affection and companionship to people of all ages. In many households, they’re truly part of the family. For seniors, pets can provide a number of additional benefits. Here are a few ways that pets enhance joy and health for older adults. Physical Fitness Few motivations can get you up from the couch […]