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 […]

Holiday Accidents: Know Where to Go


The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but accidents and illnesses can still happen. If someone in your family needs to see a doctor during the holidays, knowing whether they should be examined in an emergency room or urgent care center can save you precious time and money. Emergency Room All of our emergency […]

5 Tips for Handling Stress During the Holidays


The holiday season is upon us – a time for peace, love, good food, family traditions…and a healthy dose of anxiety. Stress during the holidays is a common experience, but we have some tips to help you deal with the anxiety: 1. Be realistic. The holidays don’t have to be perfect or just like last […]

Managing Diabetes During the Holidays


With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, it is important to be aware of the extra food and treats your child will be offered during holiday parties, especially for children with diabetes. Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body is unable to produce enough of or properly use its own insulin, a […]