Healing a Grieving Heart

Losing a loved one is a heartwrenching experience. The powerful, complex, and conflicting emotions that survivors struggle with often leave a person feeling alone and helpless. Understanding the basic elements of grief and learning key coping skills can help individuals heal and move forward after their loss. There is no correct way to face the […]

Use your feet to feed your mind, build your body

Wherever you go, there you are. Or so we’d all like to think. But it’s actually possible to be absent your entire life. We certainly take up space — more all the time, in some cases. We function: get up, feed the kids, go to work, come home, feed the kids, think about exercising, watch […]

Celebrate musical theater with the Temecula Vintage Singers

It’s time for the annual Vintage Singers Cabaret Concert. This year, this often sold-out event celebrates “A Stroll Down Broadway.” The concert features music from Rodgers and Hammerstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim. Concertgoers will be thrilled to hear many of the composers’ best known songs in choral arrangements and in solos. As a special treat, […]

Many popular shoes fail podiatrists’ tests

What do foot doctors, who presumably see patients after they’ve picked the wrong shoe, think about all of the technology shoe companies are touting? By and large, they think it confuses consumers. In interviews, several podiatrists offered roughly the same set of guidelines for sneaker buying: The shoe must have a strong sole and mid-sole […]

Arthritis pain

Although there are over 100 different types of arthritis, including lupus, gout, fibromyalgia and many more, the type of arthritis that affects most people is osteoarthritis. Over 70 million people in the United States have osteoarthritis, a number that is expected to grow as the population ages. While most of these people with osteoarthritis are […]

The Pumpkin Mask

The Great Pumpkin – This well known gourd used extensively in the fall in the kitchen for traditional Pumpkin Pie as well as for seasonal decoration and as an icon of Halloween, has found its way to the world of spa treatments. It’s beneficial anti-oxidant properties and exfoliating enzymes are giving it a new use […]

Safety tips older drivers should know

It’s something no one wants to think about – the inability to drive. But there comes a time when seniors need to re-evaluate their driving abilities. With aging comes reduced vision, especially at night; slower reaction times, which may be related to arthritis or other diseases; and decreased ability to perceive distance or speed. Indeed, […]

The gift of life through organ and tissue donation

There is no better way to make a difference in someone’s life than to consider giving the gift of life through organ and tissue donation. Organs and tissue from a single donor can help more than 25 individuals. Yet, there are 80,000 people on the national waiting list for life-saving organ transplants. While it is […]