Keeping Latchkey Kids Safe

Keeping Latchkey Kids Safe

Kids are back at school now and for many that means they will be going home to an empty house. These “latchkey kids,” as they are called, must take care of themselves for a few hours each day while parents are away. For many kids, the same is true during the summer months and school holidays. It is estimated that 40% of kids are left at home alone at some Read more »
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September 13, 2018
Where to start when choosing… Home Care Services?

Where to start when choosing… Home Care Services?

There are a number of reasons a person might be in a position of needing a little extra help around the home, personally or for a loved one. For the purposes of this article Well-Being focused on the kind of help one might require after a hospital stay from an illness or injury, when recuperating from surgery, or for someone who is growing older and needs more help with the Read more »
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September 13, 2018
Tackling the Tough Choices

Tackling the Tough Choices

helping teens navigate the perilous landscape of good decision-making By Laura Walker The human brain does not reach full development until the early to mid-twenties. The last part to fully mature is the frontal lobe, which controls decision-making. As with any skill, there are ways that parents can help their child develop positive decision-making skills, particularly when addressing topics such as sex, drug and alcohol use, and relationships. Your teen’s physical development and Read more »
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July 05, 2018
Sparking the Progress of Baby’s Speech Development

Sparking the Progress of Baby’s Speech Development

  In the May/June 2018 issue of Well-Being, with the help of Susannah Silvia, Speech Language Pathologist and Clinical Director for Beyond Therapy for Kids, we shared commonly accepted guidelines for the normal development of a baby’s speech and language skills and offered milestones to help parents track their child’s progress. Once parents know the verbal tasks their child should be mastering as they grow, they can play a proactive role Read more »
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July 05, 2018
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in the news Surgeon General Visits Mississippi to Discuss Measures to Stem the Opioid Crisis
Posted Fri 07/6/2018 12:14PM

JACKSON, Miss. – Dr. Jerome Adams, the nation’s 20th U.S. Surgeon General visited Mississippi in May to bring the message read more »

Good News for Some Breast Cancer Patients – No Chemo Needed
Posted Fri 07/6/2018 11:46AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A major international study recently concluded that many women with early-stage breast cancer who normally would receive read more »

Entergy Warns of Electrical Safety Hazards Around Docks and Marinas
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JACKSON, Miss. – As a part of its outreach and education efforts to promote electrical safety and prevent injuries and read more »

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