Mental Illness Family Support Group Offered

Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital will host a Mental Illness Family Support Group on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Grace Cottage Wellness Center (133 Grafton Rd) in Townshend. The next meeting is on January 9th. NAMI Family Support Group meetings are monthly 90-minute support groups of family and […]

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Good Health is a Good Resolution

By Roger Allbee, CEO, Grace Cottage Hospital as appeared in the Brattleboro Reformer’s Graceful Health series, January 1, 2016  What’s your New Year’s resolution? I hope it includes taking steps to improve your health. Making a resolution to eat better, get regular exercise, quit smoking, or lose weight can happen on any day, but the […]

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A Few Tips to Lighten Your Holiday Table

By Elizabeth Harrison, Grace Cottage Community Health Team Health Coach as appeared in the Brattleboro Reformer’s Graceful Health series, December 18, 2015 It is possible to enjoy the holidays without gaining weight! Here are a few tips for natural weight control during this festive season. Chew your food thoroughly. This way, the nutrients get into […]

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Caring for the Future – The Barbara B. Crawford Endowment Fund

Robert B. Crawford of Grafton established the Barbara B. Crawford Endowment Fund at Grace Cottage Hospital in thanks for the care that Barbara received at Grace Cottage during the last few years of her life. “The staff, nurses and everyone else were incredibly caring and supportive during this difficult time.  It is hard to imagine […]

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A Stray Fly Ball – Dan & Peg Arguimbau

“In 1988, our family was on vacation at Townshend Cottages and our children (then 6 and 8) were playing catch when our daughter misjudged a fly-ball and it came down on her eye. We headed to Grace Cottage Hospital (at that time a house), and were immediately greeted by a very nice woman. Dr. Shafer […]

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Advice about over-the-counter cold remedies

By Grace Cottage Pharmacist John Kim and Charles Debo, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science, Pharm.D student as appeared in the Brattleboro Reformer’s Graceful Health series, December 4, 2015   Achoo! It’s the start of the holiday season and also the season of the common cold. Some common symptoms of this viral infection include […]

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Giving Tuesday is here and so are you!

Today, “Giving Tuesday,” we ask for your help in raising the funds necessary for the purchase of two pieces of vital medical equipment — a new microscope for the Laboratory and a new AED unit for Grace Cottage Family Health. With a combined total cost of $2,467, just 100 gifts of $25, or 50 gifts of […]

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Yoga is a great stress reliever

By Crystal Mansfield, Director of Rehabilitation and Wellness, and Yoga Instructor as appeared in the Brattleboro Reformer’s Graceful Health series, November 27, 2015 Anybody stressed by the holidays? If so, you are not alone. With all of the extra demands on our time, and all of the expectations, it’s easy to let stress take over […]

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Medical equipment chosen for Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign

Giving Tuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, has become a popular day for supporting non-profit organizations like ours. On Tuesday, December 1, we ask our friends and neighbors to make a donation to Grace Cottage to allow us to purchase two pieces of vital medical equipment. Established in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y, #GivingTuesday connects diverse groups […]

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