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 Staying In Touch With Our Seniors

The Importance of Mental Health at Any Age A happy mind is a healthy mind and is a key component to our overall well-being and quality of life. A big part of keeping our minds healthy is social interaction, especially for our senior population who may innately feel isolated or alone. But during a world-wide pandemic, where the term “social-distancing” has helped define 2020, keeping regular social interactions can often be anxiety- inducing and challenging. We’ve broken down some helpful tips and tools that one of our most susceptible groups can utilize, helping ensure quality of life is not lost during the COVID-19 era. Stay Connected Now more than ever, it is so important to keep in touch. You can …


Help Your Child Learn Communication and Social Skills

Checking work email, scrolling your social media feeds, and answering texts from friends and family can take up more time than you think. Not only does this time spent on your smartphone take time away from interacting with your family, but it may also be limiting opportunities for your children to learn important communication and social skills. Between the ages of 3 and 5, your child will begin learning: Cause and effect How to use language to convey emotions and thoughts How to ask “why,” “how,” and “when” questions If you’re already feeling crunched on time, don’t worry. You don’t have to spend hours on end doing elaborate art projects or epic hikes to help your child develop these and …


Your Emergency Preparedness Checklist

The news of sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic sent many people scrambling to secure essentials to stay home for a sustained period of time. How do you prepare for an emergency, whether it’s a pandemic or a natural disaster, without hoarding? The answer is strategic preparation—gathering the things you really need in case of unforeseeable situations and storing them in an organized, compact, and easily accessible way. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the American Red Cross recommend putting together an emergency preparedness kit that serves the unique needs of your family and helps you get through at least a 72- hour period. Preparing ahead of time will ensure you’re able to get what you need without …


A Happy Delivery During an Uncertain Time

COVID-19 slowed down and perhaps complicated many people’s daily lives, but one thing that hasn’t changed: mommies having babies. The thought of bringing a baby into this world can be worrisome as is, let alone having a baby amid a global pandemic. Carson Tahoe Health’s compassionate staff is always, and will always be ready to provide the best care to our moms, no matter the circumstances. Grace Ramos recently gave birth at Carson Tahoe Health and chose to deliver here for several reasons: our beautiful campus, where each of our private delivery suites offers awe-inspiring views of the Sierra Nevada Foothills, our clean facilities, and how welcoming and safe the staff made her feel. “I truly felt that we got …


Control Allergens in Your Home

While many associate asthma and allergy attacks with the blooming of flowers and plants in the spring and summer, your home may be the source of just as many triggers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some of the most common causes of asthma attacks are indoor allergens such as secondhand smoke, dust mites, mold, cockroaches and other pests, and even household pets. Keeping your home clean is one of the best ways to reduce the risk of attacks. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America recommends vacuuming your home at least once each week to reduce the amount of dust, pet dander, dust mites, and other allergens in your space. To avoid other allergens in your …