Introducing Flower Buds

With support from The Rockport Garden Club and Cell Signaling Technologies, SLI introduces Flower Buds. This program delivers small bouquets – poises – of flowers to anyone in the community who may benefit from an act of kindness, including those who are isolated, living in healthcare facilities, or facing any kind of challenge. Learn more […]

Neuro-Fit Assisted Exercise is Back!

The ever-popular but COVID-suspended Neuro-Fit exercise classes are back! Welcoming vaccinated adults with a traumatic brain injury, we are pleased to again offer these classes. Learn more here.

Neuro-fit: Teresa’s Story

In 1999 Teresa Windrush was involved in a rollover automobile accident on a Maine backroad. She likely hit or swerved to avoid a deer. Among her injuries, she suffered a traumatic brain injury and was in a coma for 10 days. On emerging she had to re-learn how to speak, walk and eat.  Read more

Meet the Neuro-Wellness Instructors – Ernesto Diaz

Ernesto Diaz has been teaching percussion in SLI’s Neuro-Wellness Program for over 4 years and over 25 years at the Berklee School of Music.  “I love instructing students,” says Ernesto.  “They teach me as much as I teach them.” Read more here.

Neuro-Fit: Assisted Exercise is Back!

The Neuro-Fit: Assisted Exercise classes are finally back! After a Covid-forced shudown, we are pleased to resume these ever-popular classes. We are following Phase 3 of MA’s re-opening plan. Classes will be held with modified programming, as well as smaller class sizes. But each class offers aerobic exercise to improve cardiovascular health and functional exercise […]

Merrimack Valley YMCA Andover to offer Supportive Living, Inc. Neuro-Fit Classes in September

The Merrimack Valley YMCA, Andover, in partnership with Supportive Living, Inc. will offer SLI’s Neuro-Fit Assisted Exercise program beginning in September for adults with brain injury and those with age-related neurologic disorders such as Parkinson’s or early dementia.  Classes include one-on-one exercise coaching with a student intern practicing social distancing and appropriate PPE, supervised by a Certified […]

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