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HEALTHCURRENTS – Riverside’s Pediatric Hospitalist Program

Riverside Healthcare’s partnership with the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital brings award-winning inpatient care to the region’s youngest patients around-the-clock beginning in August. For more information about Riverside’s Pediatric Hospitalist program, visit riversidehealthcare.org.

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Fun Ways to Workout with Kids

Kids can make great workout buddies; it may be a whole different type of exercise but you can be certain to burn some calories. Here is a great list of fun ways to workout with…

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Printable Coloring Pages

Studies have found that creative self-expression and exposure to the arts benefits both cognitive and psychosocial health. Enjoy these printable coloring pages to de-stress and show your artistic side!…

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DIY Coffee Cup and Cocoa Ornament

Using a glass paint marker (located at most craft stores for less than $5), apply a design on a clean white mug. Once your creation is complete, let the mug air dry for…

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HealthCurrents – DIY Gifts

Did you know the average adult spends over $800 during the holidays? Not only is that a toll on your wallet, but it makes for a pretty stressful holiday season. Here are some easy DIY gifts to keep your…

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Know the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Memory Loss that prevents or disrupts daily life. Difficulty doing familiar routine tasks. Withdrawal from usual activities or social events. Changes in mood or personality Problems with words both speaking and writing. Confusion with time, dates and places. Decreased or poor judgement.

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Tips for Caregivers

Educate yourself about the progression of the disease. This will help you understand some why your loved one is acting the way they are. Engage in their favorite pastimes, such as cooking a family recipe or looking through family photos. Remember to take time for yourself. Your mental and physical health…

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HealthCurrents – Alzheimer’s Caregiver Tips

Over five million Americans live with Alzheimer’s Disease and that number does not reflect the impact it has on their caregivers and loved ones. That number is only expected to grow. By 2050, the number of…

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