Back to School Q&A: Is Your Child Ready to Go Back to School?

Are eyeglasses covered by Medicaid? Yes, children’s glasses are fully covered by Medicaid. We carry over 350 Medicaid-approved frames, so you can get your child the perfect pair of glasses for little or no cost to you.   What if my child loses or breaks his glasses? We can usually repair or replace broken frames... Continue Reading →


7 Healthy Back to School Tips for Kids

Summer is over for many kids, and as a parent, whether you’re shedding tears or jumping with the joy at your kids heading back to school, you should also be thinking about all the things that will help give them the very best start to their year. Back to school is about more than just... Continue Reading →

New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips.   Inseparable: the original Siamese twins and their rendezvous with American history by Yunte Huang, Health Information Neighborhood 616.043 HUA         Nearly a decade after his triumphant Charlie Chan biography, Yunte Huang returns with this long-awaited... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Exercises to Strengthen Your Brain

To maintain a nimble, healthy physique, you have to exercise. Whether you have a regular cardio routine, like to take long walks, run regularly or lift weights at the gym, you know your muscles will get stronger by doing physical exercise. But how do you strengthen the most important muscle in your body: your brain?... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Good Health Tips for Men

Everyone knows the importance of a healthy lifestyle. You can’t afford to be passive about your health. Take a proactive approach by following these basic health tips for men. Visit your doctor.  Men are notorious for avoiding the doctor and ignoring unusual symptoms. This may help explain why women tend to live longer. Don’t let... Continue Reading →

Mental health in the Spring

By Donna Park, LSCSW  • Valeo BHC Manager, Outpatient Psychotherapy Services Everything comes alive in the spring. People hustle to start their spring cleaning, plant flower beds, and host the ever-popular outdoor barbeque.  It is a time of high energy, when most people start to recover from the hibernation effects of winter; the “blues” that... Continue Reading →

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