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.”

Get On Your Gratitude Attitude

“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.” ― Maya Angelou   THERE IS NOTHING like a natural disaster to make you feel grateful. A

Think Yourself into Positive

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you will not see a shadow” Helen Keller   Life is not easy. There are so many twists and turns in life, often filled with surprises that include heartache and failure. Life’s unexpected pitfalls are enough to turn

My Active Summer Vacation

A PERFECT VACATION is similar to cooking. It's all about the right mixture of ingredients, designed for your particular palette. My tastes revolve around a coastal vista overlooking the sea, combined with outdoor exercise and a healthy scooping of gourmet food and delicious wines.

Get a Move on It

IT'S HARD TO argue the negative effects of exercise. Since the beginning of time, the benefits of exercise haven been preached far and wide. We use exercise to lose weight, to maintain cardio vascular health, to achieve muscle tone, to lower blood pressure -