My Neighborhood Health

Ideas and ways to keep you and your community healthy!

Take a walk

I share many pictures on social media while I’m out on a walk. Walking is simply the easiest way for anyone to get in some movement. If you can add a walk to any part of your day, go for it! Here are few of my pics from around town this past week and a great […]

Local Gifts at Wellesley Books

I’m super excited to post about one of my favorite local stores, Wellesley Books. I fell in love with books later in life and wholeheartedly believe that reading is an important part of healthy living. It helps that they have Tom Brady and Gronk socks, too. Go Patriots! First, I should say that I typically […]

Local Gifts at GETTIGEAR!

I checked out our local GETTIGEAR with business owner Laura Fisher this past week to bring you what’s hot and new in the store this year. Have you heard about the Fluffy Wrap? It’s all the buzz! (Laura is wrapped up in one below). They are selling quickly! Snuggle up in a wrap after the […]

Care Right Here – Specialist Spotlight

This summer, Tufts Medical Center decided to make accessing top specialists even easier for our community. They now offer Cardiology, Urogynecology and Rheumatology services right here at Tufts Medical Center Primary Care – Wellesley. I had the chance to sit down with Dr. Janeth Yinh, MD to talk about her specialty, Rheumatology. Rheumatologists deal with […]

Care Cards – Healthy Tips

My husband brought these Care Cards home for me from a Health Convention in Boston last week and of course, I loved them. They make healthy tips and advice easy for patients and I like to include neighbors and friends. I put them out on our table at home and sure enough it sparked a […]

#takeawalk

Our health is inextricably tied to where we live, learn, work, and play. It is shaped by our access to stable housing, quality schools, clean and safe open spaces, and much more. – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation​ A shutterbugs paradise today. I have way too many pictures. I will share soon in a longer post. […]

Start Saturday Strong!

Walk or ride your bike over and join us this weekend at the Wellesley Farmers’ Market for a FREE Community Fitness Class at 9:30am tomorrow morning. Get a combo of cardio conditioning and mindful yoga. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat and enjoy the morning in the park. On your way in or out, […]

Time to hit the trails!

It’s here! The perfect weather for a walk or a hike. We love the outdoors and since I was putting together a list for our family, I thought I’d share it with you. If you are new to the area, there are a few trails that are a must for the sake of getting in […]

What’s Happening Healthy – September 2016

Here’s what’s happening healthy! I’m sharing and collaborating with many health and fitness professionals in the area. If you have something to share, want to team up, send me an email at elaine@myneighborhoodhealth.com. I believe there’s room for everyone and we can build better, healthier communities together. It’s a busy month getting back into our […]

MNH – Exciting News!

To bring you more health information directly from local experts within our community I have teamed up with Tufts Medical Center Primary Care of Wellesley. Primary care doctors Burt Hall, MD and Cynthia Maguire, MD have been providing comprehensive primary care services in the Wellesley community for years at their location in 65 Walnut Street, […]