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  • Kidney Care for Critical Detoxing and Longevity

    Are you seeking ways to improve your body’s ability to combat both viral and other infections and age-related degenerative diseases? One of the most important things you can do is help it detoxify the wastes that bombard...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • The Four Pillars of Anti-Aging Medicine

    Although it has long been felt a healthy diet, regular exercise and stress reduction can result in a host of medical benefits, research has now validated many of the ideas utilized in Anti-Aging Medicine. Lifestyle Changes Healthy...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • 8 Tips to Slow Down the Aging Process

    Aging is inevitable, but premature aging is preventable. The goal of functional medicine is to help patients stay healthy, active and fit into their eighth and ninth decades and beyond. We can postpone the symptoms of aging...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • The Amazing Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy

    Stems cells are progenitor cells, meaning that they have the potential to morph into any type of body cell from nerve cell to cardiac cells and everything in between, upon maturation, and under specific conditions. These cells...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Elder Scams: What You Need to Know

    It can happen to anyone, no one is truly scam proof. For almost an entire year my 90-year-old grandfather was the victim of a phone scam. He mailed thousands of dollars in cash to a stranger who...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Advocating Care for Your Aging Parent

    Family caregivers often accompany their parent to their doctor appointments and possibly even sit in the exam room with them. It is important to be prepared, especially when you are advocating care for someone else. Below are...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Hoffman SummerWood: A Unique Culture of Caring

    When it comes to living out the golden years, families are favoring senior living communities for the independent lifestyle that offers endless opportunities for enrichment. Hoffman SummerWood, located at 160 Simsbury Road in West Hartford features spacious,...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Qigong for Healthy Aging

    Qigong is on people’s minds these days. It’s in the news and at your local Y or maybe at your yoga center. What is qigong? Whereas tai chi is a routine that is followed from start to...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • 9 Tips for Healthy Aging

    We are all aging but we are also living longer lives so it is important to keep our body and mind as healthy as possible. Here are a few tips to help us get the most out...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • The Path to Aging Gracefully!

    Growing older is inevitable, but aging gracefully can make it an enjoyable journey rather than an experience many of us have come to fear. In a society obsessed with youth, we can develop beliefs that as we...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • A New Treatment for Libido & Sexual Dysfunction

    The peptide PT 141 has been shown to have a substantial effect on libido, generating sexual arousal in both men and women. It can work as an alternative to Viagra for erectile dysfunction in men. This peptide...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Emotionally & Mentally Supporting Older Adults During & After COVID-19

    During this period of social and physical distancing, it can be challenging for people to stay connected to their friends and family. This is especially true for older adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Peptide Therapy: The New Anti-Aging Medicine

    Peptide therapy is a relatively new, safe and effective treatment option for many conditions. Peptides are chains of amino acids, which are the building blocks of the body’s proteins. Their main function is to signal the body...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • What to Look for When Visiting Older Adults During the Holidays

    For many families, the holidays are the only time they spend face-to-face. While phone calls and emails are a great way to connect, it can be hard to notice changes in a person’s appearance or home that...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Vaginal Rejuvenation Without Hormones or Surgery

    The Center for Functional Medicine is excited to offer effective, safe and painless Vaginal Rejuvenation services. As internationally known Functional Medicine educators and providers, we now offer the latest approach to the restoration of healthy vaginal anatomy,...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • The Emerging Field of Nutrition and Mental Health

    From the time of the ancients until the 17th century everyone recognized the interconnectedness of the mind and body. The idea of viewing the mind and body as separate was a result of a philosophical argument (Cartesian...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The Many Benefits of Platelet Rich Plasma

    Platelet Rich Plasma, also as known as PRP takes advantage of your body’s own healing mechanisms. Platelets are the cells in our circulation that have the natural function of helping the healing process through their release of...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Giving Family Caregivers the Break They Deserve

    It is estimated that nearly 40 million Americans care for an adult friend or relative every year, providing 37 billion hours of unpaid care. While caring for a loved one can be a meaningful and rewarding experience,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The Cutting-Edge Science of Stem Cell Therapy

    Stem cell treatments are being used across the country and the globe, recognized as helping many different health problems. Also, research shows that these treatments enjoy not only a great safety profile, but the possibility of helping...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Healthy Body, Healthy Mind: Considering Alzheimer’s Prevention

    The statistics are staggering. Alzheimer’s disease is currently the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, in the years between 2000 and 2015, while heart disease deaths have decreased by...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Home Care Vs. Home Health Care: What’s the Difference?

    You’ve probably heard the saying: “Home is where the heart is.” Between the familiarity, the memories and the sense of independence, it’s not a surprise 9 out of 10 older adults want to live in their homes...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Dermaplaning: The Hottest New Skincare Treatment

    One of the trendiest exfoliation options today is dermaplaning, which is performed using a sterile surgical scalpel (not as scary as it sounds!) to manually exfoliate dead skin cells from the face. I had the exciting opportunity...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Healthy Aging Primer, Part 2: How to Increase Health Span & Longevity

    Efforts to increase healthspan by means of supplements and pharmaceuticals targeting aging-related pathologies are presently in spotlight of a new branch in geriatric medicine, geroscience, postulating that aging could be manipulated in such a way that will...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Reduce Your Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s

    My interest in the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s stems from my personal experience of caring for my parents over an eight-year period. My father died in two and a half years with frontal temporal lobe dementia...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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