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 […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Supportive Living

Supportive Living continues to follow the COVID-19 HUD and CDC guidance in our residential, wellness and education programs. Please see this page from Advocates, our partner in providing residential services. We are preparing for the reopening of our wellness and education programs and will follow state guidelines on the appropriate time to restart these vital programs. […]

What I learned from living a socially isolated life for the past two years

After receiving a traumatic brain injury from a car crash two years ago, the Los Angeles-based journalist Amanda Chicago Lewis has lived in social isolation. Because of stay-at-home orders to reduce the spread of COVID-19, more people are now living in similar circumstances. In this piece, Lewis shares how she’s adapted her apartment, her routine, and her […]

Breathing Exercises and Meditation

Watch a short course on breathing exercises and meditation from Urvashi Chogle, SLI Chair Yoga instructor here.

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