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.”

Forest Bathing

I AM A GREAT PROPONENT OF EXERCISE, mindfulness and the appreciation of nature. After all, these are some of the important core elements of my Public Television series, Living Well With Carmel. Recently I discovered something special that brings together all three practices beautifully. It's called forest

Healthy Competition

Silver and gold, silver and gold. No I'm not singing the Burl Ives Christmas song. I'm actually reminiscing about the days when my sisters and brothers would compete for medals in sports. Let me clarify. These were athletic contests that we'd orchestrate

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

I sometimes like to ask people I meet, what do you want to be when you grow up? Seems like a silly thing to ask grown-ups, especially to those who are heading into their 50’s and beyond. Aren’t we already grown up and doing what

Boost Your Energy with the Right Foods

ITS LATE AFTERNOON AND YOU WANT TO TAKE A NAP. You feel exhausted and your energy is at an all-time low. It’s called the 3:00 pm fadeout, a common feeling you may experience with age. Taking a cat nap could be the trick but eating