Making the Holidays Bright for Your Elderly Loved Ones


Christmas is a time of year to spend time with family, including elderly relatives that are not seen regularly throughout the year. Think about these four things when visiting or entertaining your elderly loved ones this year. Is their environment safe? Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths for adults 65 and older, and […]

Bringing Christmas Cheer to Amazing Kids


Christmas can be very stressful for families who have a child in the hospital. Parents just want to be home with their kids for the holidays. When a child is hospitalized during this time, it is a total disruption from the normal Christmas routine and activities. We have a department of ten child life specialists […]

‘Tis the season of giving!


We often say the holiday season that surrounds Thanksgiving and Christmas is the season of giving. As we enter into this joyous time, please consider supporting our amazing kids and their families who will spend the holidays at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. From shopping and dining out to making charitable donations and […]

Christmas ‘Elves’ Brighten Patients’ Spirits


Spending the holidays in the hospital is probably not what our patients had in mind when thinking about the most wonderful time of the year. We always try to bring cheer to our patients when they are sick or injured, but during the holidays we try extra hard to make them smile. Once again, our […]