Sunday, November 29, 2020

Health Link

PEMF Therapy Offers Many Benefits

PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic fields) therapy at Wellsprings Wellness Center has shown tremendous benefit for my clients. I discovered that improved eating, hydrating, exercise and sleep are very difficult or people to achieve and were not all that effective in many situations. As a nutritionist for over 30 years, I was baffled by


JResponder Gives Older Adults Peace of Mind

Every adult child who has a parent living alone worries. What if something happens and they can’t get to the phone?

Moshe Suissa came up with a solution to this problem. He developed JResponder, an easy to use cellular-based pendant with just one button to push for help—no need for


What a Difference a Year Makes

(Courtesy of St. Mary’s General Hospital) Last year for Chanukah, St. Mary’s General Hospital hosted the first-ever (of what we hoped would be many to come) menorah lighting event in front of the Kotel at Night in Passaic. The group then followed the blue stars and Chanukah banners to the hospital cafeteria where the hospital


Unique Gift for Children With ASD This Holiday Season: Their Best Shot at Success

(Courtesy of Circle Care Services) “Taking my child with autism to the supermarket is a nightmare I simply avoid. It’s just not worth it!”

Despite feeling like really good parents, most parents often feel judged, whether by strangers in the community or by their nearest and dearest. (national


Bryan Munoz’s BR3 Health & Performance: In-Person Physical Therapy at Home

Many people associate the idea of medical professionals making housecalls with “the olden days” when a white-haired doctor with a weathered black bag would show up in the middle of the night to minister to a sick child. Today, with most physicians either providing telemedicine or COVID-safe office visits to their


The Community Has Power, and the Power of Community

We just completed another October Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As an agency dedicated to combating domestic violence in the Jewish community, we find it challenging to create the necessary energy needed around awareness of this critical issue. We have successfully run social media campaigns and hosted myriad educational


Hidden Sparks Provides Guidance to Help Children Cope With Pandemic-Related Anxiety

(Courtesy of Hidden Sparks) With children’s emotions and routines becoming a daily victim of the tumult caused by the pandemic, Hidden Sparks, which helps teachers and schools educate struggling learners, has provided six tips for parents to support their children experiencing anxiety during this time.


In a Broken World, Maybe We Can Start by Healing Ourselves

Thanksgiving is not going to be the same this year. Nothing has been the same this year. And yet with every marker of the seasons we all hope that perhaps by the next big holiday or start to the month that we can be together. That we can have some semblance of an experience like we did before March struck. And still, here we are. Preparing


Gaslighting: Recognizing Its Effects

There is a growing awareness about abuse and its associated warning signs in the Orthodox community. As an employee of Project S.A.R.A.H., I give many presentations on this topic at schools, shuls and camps to all age groups. I address all types of abuse including physical, financial, sexual, emotional and psychological. While these are


Jewish Home’s Paul Kaplan Earns CFRE Certification

(Courtesy of the Jewish Home Family) Paul Kaplan, the Jewish Home Foundation’s senior development associate, has earned the prestigious Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation, the only accredited, globally recognized certification for fundraising professionals. More than 7,200 fundraising professionals from


OneFamily Partners With JFNNJ to Distribute Donated PPE

(Courtesy of JFNNJ) As COVID-19 cases skyrocket around the world and the possibility of new lockdowns looms large, a particularly heartwarming donation was recently presented to OneFamily USA.

Click Industries, a major PPE supplier, offered OneFamily scores of cases of individually wrapped 3-ply


Jews Celebrate First Thanksgiving in 1621 in Plymouth Colony

(Courtesy of Saint Mary’s General Hospital) Here’s a bit of history for you. Did you know that the English who came to the new land and celebrated the first Thanksgiving were Planters, not Pilgrims, as we may have learned in history class? And there is a possibility that they celebrated with a Jewish tribe  on November 9,