Welcome to Living Well With Carmel!

Join Carmel as she cooks up delicious and nutritious dishes, and shows you how to substitute fatty ingredients with healthy alternatives. We also hope you enjoy our interviews with famous baby boomers such as pop artist Romero Britto and TV legends, Tony Dow of Leave It To Beaver and Tina Louise of Gilligan’s Island. Together Carmel discusses the importance of creativity for an aging population. Don’t miss our out of the box activities from aerial yoga to a challenging fitness course through an untouched forest in the Berkshires. Whether it’s sailing in Biscayne Bay or hiking through the Appalachian Mountains, we’ll take you on a journey to “view the world as your gym.”

The Two J’s Who Inspired Me

GROWING UP I was surrounded by great women. There was my mother, my aunts, numerous teachers and then there was Julia. When I think of aspects of my childhood and the women who influenced my future, Julia Child would be almost first in line. 

Make a Play-Date with Your Inner Child

DO YOU REMEMBER HER? That funny child who loved sleep-overs with friends, playing practical jokes on relatives and laughing until it hurt. Do you remember him? The little boy who played a wicked game of hide-and-go-seek, who loved running through sprinklers in the summers and building

Health Benefits of Blazing Apple Cider Vinegar

BEING A BELIEVER in homeopathic medicine I’m always open to the different home remedies of the areas in which I visit. While traveling to the rural mountain region of the Berkshires not too long ago, I learned of an old New England folk remedy called