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Eight Bite-Sized Changes for Healthier Eating in the New Year

Changing your eating habits can be a great way to boost your overall health — but that doesn't mean you have to make big, drastic changes all at once!

Eight Bite-Sized Changes for Healthier Eating in the New Year

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Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Barbara Wahlstrom!

This month, we're proud to celebrate Barbara Wahlstrom of The Friends of South Shore Health as the recipient of our Colleague Spotlight Award! Learn more about what led to Barbara's nomination.

Colleague Spotlight: Celebrating Barbara Wahlstrom!

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Get the New Year Off to a Healthy Start

Before turning the calendar to 2024, make prioritizing your health your New Year’s resolution

Get the New Year Off to a Healthy Start

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Coping with Complicated Holiday Emotions

Holiday movies and commercials tell us we should have warm, fuzzy feelings this time of year. But for some, the holidays can bring grief and complicated emotions. Get tips on how to find comfort if you're struggling during the holidays.

Coping with Complicated Holiday Emotions

A father checks his young son's bike helmet before he goes for a bike ride.

Play it Safe When Giving Toys this Holiday Season

The holiday shopping season is in full swing, with many of us busily working through wish lists, hoping to find the perfect present for the children in our lives. Safety should always be a factor when picking out and purchasing toys for kids – during the holidays and throughout the year.

Play it Safe When Giving Toys this Holiday Season

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Five Ways to Maintain a Healthy Weight During the Holiday Season

Keeping off weight around the holidays can be a stress for anyone. But learn tips on how to keep the holiday weight at bay from our healthcare professionals.

Five Ways to Maintain a Healthy Weight During the Holiday Season

Colin O'Donnell, an occupational therapist poses for a photo outside the VNA offices

Colin O'Donnell: It’s Rewarding to Help People Recover the Way They Want – at Home

November is National Home Care Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the dedicated, nurses, therapists and social workers who provide skilled...

Colin O'Donnell: It’s Rewarding to Help People Recover the Way They Want – at Home

Michelle Gareau, RN, stands outside her office at South Shore VNA

Michelle Gareau: Home Care is My Calling – It’s Where I’m Meant to Be

November is National Home Care Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the dedicated, nurses, therapists and social workers who provide skilled...

Michelle Gareau: Home Care is My Calling – It’s Where I’m Meant to Be

Home care overnight nurse Jennifer Durant outside her office

Jennifer Durant: ​​I Like Fixing Problems and Putting Patients at Ease

Jennifer Durant, RN is an overnight nurse at South Shore VNA. In this profile, she discusses her role and why she finds solving patients’ problems very rewarding.

Jennifer Durant: ​​I Like Fixing Problems and Putting Patients at Ease