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Living Well with Robin Stoloff

21
Nov 2020

Managing Holiday Stress During The Craziest Time of Our Lives

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This will be a holiday season like no other. To protect ourselves and our family, many of us will not be traveling or getting together with the people we love. Plus, worry about the pandemic, our health, and finances are creating anxiety on a whole new level. Many people are having difficulty handling it all. Licensed professional counselor, and Director of Integrated Care at AtlantiCare Behavioral Health, Cydney Savage offers practical tips to manage stress during the most challenging holiday season of our lives. 

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Cydney Savage, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor, and Director of Integrated Care at AtlantiCare Behavioral Health. She oversees behavioral therapy services in AtlantiCare Physician Group’s (APG) Primary Care practices and provides counseling and other individual services to adults and adolescents in those practices. Her 30-year career has included leadership and clinical roles in AtlantiCare’s Adult outpatient, Child and Adolescent Outpatient, and the Certified Community Behavioral Clinic. She’s actively involved in AtlantiCare’s Employee Resource Groups, which focus on raising awareness about the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The work of these groups includes identifying and solving disparities in healthcare. Cyd holds a Master of Arts degree in art therapy and professional counseling from Marywood University, Scranton, PA; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in related arts with a minor in psychology from Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA.

15
Nov 2020

A Healthier Thanksgiving - Registered Dietician and Manager, Clinical Research at Nutrisystem

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The holidays will certainly be different this year due to the pandemic. Many of us will be celebrating at home with fewer people around the dinner table. For me, it will be the first time I am preparing Thanksgiving dinner for my immediate family only. I would like to make healthier versions of some of our traditional holiday favorites. Courtney McCormick is a Registered Dietician and Manager, Clinical Research & Nutrition at Nutrisystem.  She shares some tips and tricks on healthy holiday eating. 

Courtney McCormick is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and currently serves as the Manager, Clinical Research & Nutrition for Nutrisystem, Inc. In this role, she supports the nutritional strategy and clinical research for the Nutrisystem and South Beach Diet brands.

 

Courtney received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from The Pennsylvania State University and earned her master’s degree in Public Health Nutrition from The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Courtney has focused most of her career in dietetics working in the area of weight management. She has worked and volunteered in various settings including healthcare, schools, and industry. Now, at Nutrisystem, she works within Product Development to bring to market evidence-based, innovative products that help support adults in managing a healthy weight.

7
Nov 2020

Acupuncture, More Than Pain Management - My Guest This Week - Acupuncturist Ericka Dice

Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years and today more people in our country are realizing that acupuncture can help them heal.  However, acupuncture does more than just relieve pain. Acupuncture can also diminish stress, headaches, fatigue and so much more. Certified Acupuncturist, Ericka Dice, explains how acupuncture works and what it can do for you.
 
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Ericka Dice, L.Ac., is a Licensed Acupuncturist with a Master’s degree in Acupuncture from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City. She strongly believes in integrative medicine, working alongside chiropractors and massage therapists to comprehensively treat and eliminate pain and other dysfunction of body systems. She enjoys traveling internationally as a volunteer acupuncturist in medical missions, working in the mountains of Panama and the Dominican Republic. Locally, Ericka is an acupuncturist at Living Well Integrated Health in Northfield. In addition, Ericka also administers detoxification acupuncture at Enlightened Solutions, an area holistic recovery center.

1
Nov 2020

Must-Have Tips To Protect Yourself Online - Pete Canavan - Cybersecurity Expert

Living_Well_Podcast_-_Pete_Canavan9j0is.jpg Since the pandemic began, we have been doing so much more online. Whether it is school, work, banking, shopping, or even medical visits, we are now living in a virtual world. That makes us more vulnerable to cyber attacks, identity theft, and fraud. Pete Canavan is an expert in cybersecurity and a master martial arts instructor who helps keep us safe online and in the real world. From how to create a strong password,  to recognizing dangerous emails, Pete offers practical tips that we all need to know.  Don't miss this important information. 

Author, host of the Safety Talk radio show and podcast and personal safety expert Pete Canavan has made it his mission to improve personal safety. His extensive experience as an IT security consultant, self-defense instructor, and public safety professional allows him to provide practical, actionable solutions to threats that exist in both the digital and physical worlds. He has been helping clients and students learn how to protect themselves for over 20 years from all types of online and offline threats to their personal safety and security. Pete can educate your school or organization and enhance the safety and security of students, employees, and others. 

25
Oct 2020

Are You An Advocate For Your Health? Here’s How One Woman Fought Back Against Her Misdiagnosis

Living_Well_Podcast_-_Victorianne_Russell_Walton_-_Breast_Cancer_Survivor82m7j.jpg In 2007, Victorianne Russell Walton found a lump in her breast at the age of 48.  After several negative tests, she still felt something was not right. With a long history of breast cancer in her family, Victorianne knew she was in a high-risk group.  After several more tests, they discovered cancer in the fatty tissue of her breast. Her persistence saved her life. Eleven years later, the breast cancer came back and she fought again.  In the midst of it all, she had a baby at the age of 51!  Her message - be your own health advocate.  Here is her story of strength, courage, and tenacity. 

Victorianne Russell Walton; Two Time Breast Cancer Survivor, CEO, Breast
Cancer Advocate,  Motivational Speaker, Radio Host, Lifestyle Coach,
Chronic Disease Instructor, Oncology Patient Navigator Trainer. CEO of It’s In
The Genes. She is the Host of the Talk Blog - Message to my Sisters, Seasoned Sisters, a Motivational Speaker, and Radio Host featured on Radio One’s Lyndia Grants Show.

Misdiagnosed in 2007 and again in 2018 she is a big believer in this battle
being 90% Spiritual and 10% Physical, her motto is to “Stay In Your Happy
Place!”

With the support of her husband, Harvey Walton, son David Walton and her family she was able to not only defeat this disease but to build a testimony portfolio that is assisting women over the world. 

17
Oct 2020

Boost Your Immunity With These Foods - Nutritionist Stacey Venneman

Stacey_Venneman_Nutrition7oocr.jpg You are what you eat, so don't be easy, fast, cheap, or fake.  Now more than ever, we need to do all we can to keep ourselves healthy and strong.  The food we eat can make a big impact on our immune system, our gut health, and inflammation in our body.  Stacey Venneman, of Stacey Venneman Nutrition, discusses the foods that can boost our immunity and help us ward off infection and illness. 

Stacey Venneman is an experienced  Nutrition Counselor and sales professional with a demonstrated history of working in the health wellness, medical, and fitness industry. Stacey is skilled in nutrition education, wellness and fitness training, sales and marketing, and public speaking. She is a strong community and social services professional with a master's degree focused in Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services from Villanova University. 

10
Oct 2020

Don’t Put Off That Mammogram - Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Dr. Anjeanette Brown, AtlantiCare

 

Living_Well_Podcast_-_Anjeanette_Brown_-_Breast_Cancer_Monthasjvu.jpg October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  One in eight women will get breast cancer in the U.S. Are you up-to-date on your mammogram? Many people have been putting off important screenings due to the pandemic, but our health does not wait and neither should our healthcare. There are many protocols and guidelines in place to keep us safe.  Anjeanette Brown, MD, Breast Surgeon at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center discusses the new 3D mammograms, breast MRI, the importance of screenings, and how to reduce our risk of breast cancer. 

Dr. Anjeanette Brown is a board-certified general surgeon with a special interest in breast health. She is a member of the prestigious American College of Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, and The American Society of Breast Surgeons.

After completing her Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Brown served four years in the United States Navy. She served as the general medical officer onboard a combat support ship for over 600 enlisted and naval officers. After deployment, she served as the squadron doctor at Naval Weapons Station Earle, in Colts Neck NJ. Dr. Brown also served on board the USNS Comfort, a medical treatment facility activated to provide support during rescue operations in New York City following the attacks on September 11, 2001.

Following her service, Dr. Brown completed surgical training as a general surgery resident at Hahnemann University Hospital and completed a Society of Surgical Oncology Breast Surgery fellowship at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Brown was also nominated and selected as one of the region’s Top 40 under 40 most dynamic young leaders by Atlantic City Weekly.

Dr. Brown is passionate about patient care, as well as educating others about the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer. With continuous research and mentoring, she has published several abstracts and has presented at multiple surgical conferences and events.

3
Oct 2020

How Well Are You Caring For You? Take Back Control - Mike Veny, Author, Mental Health Speaker

 

Living_Well_Podcast_-_Mike_Veny7ua1y.jpg How are you? No really, how are you?  In these crazy, tumultuous, unprecedented times, it is easy to lose control of our thoughts, our feelings, and our choices. Coping with his own mental health issues since childhood, Mike Veny is an author, mental health speaker, and corporate drumming leader.  His compassion and insights into how he has overcome tremendous obstacles can guide us toward our own journey of healing and self-care. 

Mental health speaker and best-selling author Mike Veny delivers engaging presentations with raw energy and a fresh perspective on diversity and inclusion. He shares how he went from struggling with mental health challenges to being a thought leader that travels the globe telling his story to help transform stigma.

He is a highly sought-after keynote speaker, corporate drumming event facilitator, author, and luggage enthusiast. Seriously, you’d completely get it if you did all the traveling he did!

Mike is the author of the book Transforming Stigma: How to Become a Mental Wellness Superhero & The Transforming Stigma Workbook. As a 2017 PM360 ELITE Award Winner, he is recognized as one of the 100 most influential people in the healthcare industry for his work as a patient advocate.

 

 

25
Sep 2020

Say Goodbye To Varicose Veins - Dr. Jeffrey Gosin, Vascular Surgeon, Shore Vascular and Vein Center

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Varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic issue. They can be a sign of an underlying medical condition. Fortunately, treatment for varicose veins has come a long way since my mom had it done about 40 years ago.  Today's technology makes this in-office procedure much quicker and easier. Learn all about this and more from board-certified vascular surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Gosin, Medical Director at Shore Vascular and Vein Center in Somers Point, NJ. 

 

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Dr. Jeffrey Gosin has dedicated his career to the treatment of vascular and vein disease. He is Board Certified in both surgery and vascular surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Jefferson Medical College. He completed his General Surgery residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where he was Chief Surgical Resident. After his residency, he remained at Robert Wood Johnson and completed an accredited fellowship in Vascular Surgery where he received extensive training in traditional “open vascular surgery,” minimally invasive procedures, performed medical research, and had numerous papers published in scientific journals.

Dr. Gosin has a special interest in minimally invasive techniques and new medical technology and constantly strives to provide the most advanced state-of-the-art therapies to his patients. He was the first surgeon in his region to perform a stent graft repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, a treatment that is now the standard for most patients. He is a leader in minimally invasive vascular and vein treatments. Other physicians have traveled to his center to learn these techniques.

25
Sep 2020

Working Through Loss and Grief

Loss and grief is something we all experience. It is especially difficult during these challenging times. However, it is not just the loss of a loved one, it is the loss of opportunities, events, tradition, and milestones, such as weddings or graduations that has many of us dealing with an array of emotions.  @DanaHayes, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Bereavement Counselor for Angelic Health, helps families work through their grief. She explains how we can take steps to move forward. #angelichealth

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Dana Caputo-Hayes (LMSW, LSW) is a team member of Angelic Health’s Counseling Program. Dana received her Master of Social Work from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ where she also received a specialized Certificate in Aging and Health. Dana’s Bachelor of Arts in Psychology was completed at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, along with minors in Social Work and Public Praxis. Areas of research and interest include mindfulness, gratitude, and yoga. Dana’s capacity to engage with new clients is rooted in her study of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Humanist approaches. Dana meets individuals at various points in their grief journeys, assists in building skills to manage feelings of anxiety and depression, and actively listens in a world that progressively feels lonely.

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