Tag Archive: #parishnurse

How to Cope with Common Holiday Stressors

Posted on November 27, 2023
For many, the holiday season can be both a time of great joy and of stress and anxiety. Whether it is finding the ultimate gift, cooking the juiciest turkey, making ends meet or battling the season’s doldrums, this time of [read more...]

Are You Storing Leftovers Safely?

Posted on November 20, 2023
Whether you prep meals like a pro or you overestimated how much pasta to make, storing food is unavoidable. But are you doing it safely? As sustainability experts, we recommend that you follow these tips to safely store your food: [read more...]

Self-Care for Caregivers

Posted on November 12, 2023
Problems arise when we caregivers consistently put the needs of others before our own needs. We take care of everyone else in our lives but tend to think it would be selfish to care for ourselves. Working Your Way Through [read more...]

Grief vs. Depression

Posted on October 31, 2023
Most people who are deeply grieving worry whether they are grieving “correctly.” If this is you, perhaps in your moments of deep sadness you wonder what the difference is between grief and depression. This may be compounded if others offer [read more...]

What is a Friend?

Posted on October 24, 2023
Discovering what it means to be a friend is part of the teenage experience. Teens are busy creating their self identity; which often means their friends and allies may change depending upon their interests. If you have or are surrounded [read more...]

Your Diet Can Impact ADHD Symptoms

Posted on October 16, 2023
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) estimates 3-5% of the population has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD is an ongoing pattern of attention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with function or development. Symptoms include inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Since [read more...]

Your Guide to Breast Cancer Screening Terminology

Posted on October 11, 2023
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month                                                                                         Advocate Medical Group Physician Assistant Preena Patel, specializes in breast surgery and knows that when it comes to mammograms, breast procedures or surgery, you may have questions about the various terminology that is used. [read more...]

Lotsa Shotsa!!

Posted on October 2, 2023
A record number of vaccines were distributed – before, during and after all masses last weekend. A combined total of 232 Flu, High-dose Flu, COVID booster, RSV, Pneumonia and Shingles vaccines found their way into the arms of 130+ brave [read more...]

7 Ways to Support a Domestic Violence Survivor

Posted on October 1, 2023
Acts of domestic violence occur every day, mostly behind closed doors. Nicole Glaser, manager of Aurora Sinai Medical Center’s healing and advocacy services, shares how you can support someone you know. 1) Learn the warning signs Physical: Look for black [read more...]

Tips for Packing Your Child’s Lunch

Posted on September 25, 2023
Parents and caregivers face the sometimes-daunting responsibility of packing school lunches. If you’re dreading the task, consider school lunches an opportunity to show your child your love for them while also providing them with the nutrition needed to fuel their [read more...]