Life has a way of sneaking up on us. Work, friends, family, weekend obligations, chores, playdates—between them all, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed, which can lead to stress. Instead of letting anxiety get the best of you, trying stepping outside. Studies have shown that spending time outdoors…Continue Reading.
As much fun as it is to watch our kids play their favorite sport with their friends, have you ever sat on the sidelines and thought how much fun it would be if you could play, too? From the physical activity to the group support to the feeling when you hit that game-winning goal, team sports are …Continue Reading.
When the weather gets hot, one of the best ways to cool down is finding a body of water. But if you’re not prepared, swimming can go from fun to dangerous quickly—especially for children. In fact, one out of every five of those who unintentionally drown are children ages 14 or younger. To e…Continue Reading.
Summertime means grilling. As soon as the weather breaks and the sun stays up longer, you can hear almost every grill in the neighborhood being wheeled out, and smell the aroma of hot dogs, steaks, and sausages filling the air. While delicious, these red meats and other less-lean portions aren’…Continue Reading.
A friend recently diagnosed with leukemia lamented her frustration with the lack of information she was receiving about her prognosis and upcoming treatment plan. “I can’t possibly be the first person to have these questions. No one is telling me anything.” That friend was not a patient at …Continue Reading.
Hancock Regional Hospice Program has earned the 2018 SHPBest “Premier Performer” Caregiver Satisfaction Award
Hancock Regional Hospice Program has been recognized by Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) as a “Premier Performer” for achieving an overall caregiver and family satisfaction score that ranked in the top 5% of all eligible SHP clients for the 2018 calendar year. The annual SHPBest™ award…Continue Reading.
What’s the first thing you think about when you hear “post-traumatic stress disorder”? If it’s war, that’s understandable, considering an estimated 62% of veterans of the Gulf, Iraq, and Vietnam Wars have experienced PTSD at some point in their lifetimes. However, PTSD impacts a range o…Continue Reading.
Whether in a pinch, on a night out, during the big game, or just because, pizza is undeniably one of America’s favorite dinners, lunches—even breakfasts (for all you cold pizza lovers out there). But as much as the toasty crust and gooey, melty cheese make hearts swoon, pizza is not one of th…Continue Reading.
There’s being forgetful—we all lose our keys, forget to lock the door, leave a window open in the rain, and wander the mall parking lot for far too long—and then there is Alzheimer’s. Often associated with forgetfulness, which is a common symptom, Alzheimer’s comes with more serious and…Continue Reading.
Your kids are signed up for summer camp. They have a play date once a week with a neighbor. Their cousins are coming to visit for a week in July. You are ready for summer. Well, sort of. Despite trying your best to plan out summer vacations with as many activities to keep your kids occupied as po…Continue Reading.