Divorced Parents: Help Your Children Survive During the Holidays

Terry Gaspard

Post by guest blogger Rosalind Sedacca, CCT

The holiday season can be challenging for children of divorce – especially during the first few years. Parents need to be diligent in creating new family traditions and activities designed to replace the memories of holidays past. Here are some ways to help your kids have a wonderful holiday season this year, despite changes to the family structure.

• Show Empathy and Compassion

Volunteers Needed to Deliver Christmas Meals

United Neighbors is looking for volunteers to deliver meals to homeless families on Christmas Eve at approximately 1pm, and again on Christmas morning, about 10am, to make sure that everybody is able to get a filling Christmas meal. 


SouthCoast Hospital Van Schedule

Southcoast Hospital Van

An initiative of the Southcoast Community Benefits Program, the Southcoast Wellness Van travels across the region to bring free health screenings to your community. In fulfilling its mission to serve others and promote the optimal health and well-being of the individuals in the communities we serve, the van provides readily available medical care for those who may not have access.

Thanksgiving Meal Available Wednesday, Nov. 26

Clip art image of a turkey

The Redemption Fellowship Church of Fall River is hosting a Thanksgiving meal for those in need Wednesday, November 26th, at the Redemption Fellowship Church of Fall River.

Their address has changed--they now meet at 385 Pleasant Street, across from the Hyundai dealership.   They will be feeding people from 5:30- 7 pm and beyond if needed.  They will also have some clothes available to those in need. 

Seminar at BCC Highlights Nutritional Approaches to Promoting Brain Health and Treating Autism

This seminar explains how environmental factors, including exposures to toxins in food and the environment, and the consumption of highly processed, nutrient-poor foods, are contributing to a wide range of chronic and neuro-degenerative illnesses in the population. These include autism, multiple sclerosis, dementia, Parkinson’s Disease, ADHD, ALS, and related disorders. Participants will learn how diets high in quality nutrient-dense foods support the brain as it attempts to repair itself, leading to improved behavior, mood, cognition, and muscular and neurological function.

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