By Natalie Harding, Grace Cottage Hospital PA-C
It might seem like just another chore on the back-to-school task list, but there are plenty of good reasons why your child’s required yearly physical is a wise investment.
Children with chronic health challenges like asthma, allergies, or diabetes obviously need to be watched closely for any changes in their conditions, but “well” kids need watching too. The yearly physical provides a structure for regular check-ups to ensure that your child is developing normally.
Behavioral Health Specialist Caroline Chase is now working full-time at Grace Cottage Family Health in Townshend, VT. A member of the Grace Cottage Community Health Team (CHT), her short-term counseling services are offered to the community free of charge, as are those of the other CHT members, which include two RN Care Coordinators, two Health Coaches, and a Diabetes Educator.
Chase is a licensed Mental Health Counselor. A practicing psychotherapist for the past 34 years, she works with adults, children, couples, and families.
Grace Cottage is hosting a Living Alone Support Group, meeting the third Wednesday of every month. Support group meetings will include an informal group discussion on the challenges of living alone. Topics may include cooking and shopping for one, finding people to help with chores around the house or yard, how to meet others with similar interests, […]