Health & Wellness

  • Empowering Healing: A Comprehensive Guide to Occupational Therapy

    posted on Friday, April 26, 2024 Occupational therapists and assistants help enable patients to live life to the fullest. They incorporate function into rehabilitation, focusing on things you need and want to do in your day-to-day life. At Spencer Hospital, our Occupational Therapy team works towards empowering the healing process by creating personalized care plans tailored to each patient's unique needs.

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  • Navigating Addiction During the Holidays

    posted by Kasey Fear on Thursday, December 14, 2023 The holiday season is in full swing, which means lots of social gatherings and celebrations. During those events, often times alcoholic beverages are served, which can be a worrisome temptation for someone who has addiction issues. Addiction specialist Kasey Fear provides tips to help you navigate holiday celebrations with a sober mindset.

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  • Have a Happier Holiday Season: Holiday Stress Management

    posted by Angel Smith on Monday, December 4, 2023 Oh, the holiday season is upon us! It's a time of merriment, gatherings of family and friends, a flurry of activities including shopping, baking and holiday programs … And, for many, it's a time of stress. Angel Smith, Clay County Public Health nurse, provides tips and tricks to help "de-stress" during the holidays and add a little more "all is calm" back into the season.

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  • Take Charge of Your Health with Diabetes Prevention

    posted by Darlene DeWitt and Holly Berends on Thursday, November 2, 2023 This year's theme for Diabetes Awareness Month is "Take Charge of Tomorrow: Preventing Diabetes Health Problems." Holly Berends and Darlene DeWitt from Spencer Hospital's Diabetes Education Department share tips and tricks to help take control of your diabetes and reduce your risk of complications.

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  • Better Sleep for Better Overall Health

    posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 May is Better Sleep Month, a time to encourage healthy sleep patterns and educate on the benefits of sleeping well. Healthy sleep hygiene is a crucial part of our daily lives by helping us feel energized as well as aid in maintaining a healthy body.

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