This series of articles, written by APH VisionAware peer advisor Audrey Demmitt, R.N., discusses techniques for eating well, exercising, sleeping, and more from a blind and low-vision perspective.
by Audrey Demmitt, R.N. We have become a sedentary society as we engage more with technology and less with physical labor. Healthcare professionals say sitting is the new smoking! Physical […]
by Audrey Demmitt, R.N. The American Heart Association has found positive psychological characteristics like optimism, mindfulness, and gratitude are associated with more favorable cardiovascular health, while greater psychosocial stress, pessimism, […]
by Audrey Demmitt, RN “Sleep is the single most effective thing you can do to reset the health of your brain and body.” Matthew Walker, Ph.D. SleepFoundation.org, Scientific Advisor (NY […]
by Audrey Demmitt, R.N. Healthy eating is the cornerstone of healthy living. Food provides the fuel, nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and water our bodies require to function well. A balanced, nutritious […]
by Audrey Demmitt, R.N. According to Vivek Murthy, the U.S. Surgeon General, loneliness has been rising for years and is now considered an epidemic. This public health concern profoundly impacts […]