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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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Active Fun for the Whole Family:

According to the CDC, children need at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day. As parents you are the number one influencer in your child’s life and promoting a healthy lifestyle starts with you. Here are a few ways to make physical activity a part of your daily life.

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HealthCurrents – Back to School Anxiety

A new school year is just about to start, and most kids are feeling mixed emotions—excitement and a bit of anxiousness, too. The cause of back to school anxiety can depend on a child’s age.

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Healthy Backpack Tips

Wearing a backpack that doesn’t fit right or is too heavy can strain growing backs  and shoulders.  Here are some great tips  from the physical therapy professionals  at Riverside Healthcare: Carry no more than 10-15% of…

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10 Must-Haves for Your Carry-On

Whether you are taking a flight or a road trip, you should have an easily accessible bag loaded with necessities to prepare you for any adventures that await! Here are some commonly forgotten items:

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