How to de-stress the holidays

It’s a time for cheer, for extravagant meals, for merrymaking with friends and family. But for some of us, the holidays can also be...

Caring for someone with an invisible injury

By Lisa Levin Many family caregivers support someone with a visible health challenge –such as frailty, or developmental and/or physical disabilities.  However, many illnesses can...

The forgotten caregiver

By Lisa Levin One sunny fall day, my grandpa was driving me home.  I think I was around 6 years old.  As we were driving...

In sickness and in health

By Mary Ann Freedman In a fraction of a second a tiny blood vessel in the brain can burst and cause a stroke. The consequences...

Smart snacking strategies

By Amanda Laird Nutritious snacks are integral to a healthy nutrition program. Healthy snacks will keep your energy up and your blood sugar balanced between...

When your child has cancer

 By Alexandra Dunn “I remember being called into the doctor’s office with my parents. The doctor said that the results of the biopsy of the...