Physical and Occupational Therapists Work Together to Help You Overcome Physical Limitations

sch-rehabWhether you’ve suffered through a stroke, or are recovering from a minor injury, many individuals will face some form of physical limitation in their life. While physical therapy is known to alleviate pain and regain strength after an injury, few recognize the additional benefits occupationalRead more

 

Gifts for Children with Special Needs

Tips provided by Black Bear Academy

img_2247The Holiday season is upon us and the season of gifts and giving has begun!  Gifts for children with special needs can be especially difficult to find. Below are some ideas from our clinical team to help make yourRead more

 

Self Care During the Holidays

By Jennifer Gibson, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

self-care-photoAlthough the holidays are a time for celebration and connection with the ones we love, they can also be a time of increased stress.  It is important to be mindful of our stress levels and the potential forRead more

 

New Article Confirms Galter LifeCenter Knows the Key to Success

by David Modica

pilatesIt turns out you shouldn’t always stick to what you know.

While certain workouts such as BarrePilates and spinning have quickly developed a dedicated fan base, a recent Women’s Healtharticle says when it comes to reaping the most benefits from your gym time, the most important variableRead more

 

Helping children with special needs through the holidays

Helpful tips from Black Bear Academy

blkbearnov1With Thanksgiving and the winter holidays quickly approaching, families of children with special needs can feel the stress associated with traveling with their children to unfamiliar places where they may encounter special meals, out-of-town guests, and changes in routine. Read more

 

Tips on approaching the gift-giving season with your children.

By Jennifer Gibson, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

family1As the largest gift-giving season of the year approaches, it can be difficult to balance receiving and giving when it comes to our children.  Here are some helpful things to keep in mind as parents when navigating the gift-givingRead more

 

Giving Back to Improve Patient Care

By Bill Ligas

sch_patientsWhether providing bedside care, registering a patient for services or helping a patient schedule an appointment, Swedish Covenant Hospital employees are key to enhancing the patient experience. The Patient Care Fund was created to harness the ideas of employees to enhance patient care.Read more

 

8 Tips for Helping with Depression

Dr. Jennifer Gibson, PsyD

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October is Depression awareness month.  You or someone you know may be experiencing signs or symptoms of depression.  Often times when this is the case, it may be difficult to talk about this with someone or you may not know howRead more

 

Six Everyday Things that May be Harming Your Eyesight

Galter LIfeCenter - Swedish Covenant Hospital

eyesDespite relying on our vision for everything from navigation to entertainment, it’s easy to forget how fragile our eyesight can be. In day-to-day life, we regularly encounter potential threats to the wellbeing of our eyes. By learning how to protect yourself,Read more

 

Preparing for the New School Year

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As the new school year approaches, parents and children can begin to feel overwhelmed.  Here are some helpful tips for managing and preparing for the upcoming school year.  Some of these tips can apply once the school has begun, while others can beRead more