How to Help Teachers in Hudson Valley Area During the Pandemic

How to Help Teachers in Hudson Valley Area During the Pandemic

Posted Posted in 2021, Sponsored Content

Our nation’s teachers are facing unprecedented challenges this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some teachers are implementing new rules, procedures and classroom configurations to limit the spread of the illness. Others are creating entirely new online curricula for students who are learning from home. Many teachers are tasked with doing both at the same time, often without additional financial resources to make it all happen. A recent survey of 1,000 U.S. teachers by the education nonprofit DonorsChoose found that 42% of teachers were planning to teach in a hybrid format this fall, with students undergoing a combination of online […]

3 ways to boost eye health amid virtual learning

3 ways to boost eye health amid virtual learning

Posted Posted in Health, Health & Wellness, Sponsored Content

Whether students are attending class in person, virtually or a hybrid version of both, there’s one thing everyone has in common: a lot more education will be happening digitally. Screens are a valuable tool in education, but they also can have health implications, including stress on the eyes. Students of all ages are spending more time on computers, tablets and phone screens in general, but COVID-19 has accelerated this use. In recent months, screen time for kids has increased by 500% as virtual learning was introduced and parents continue to work from home. This is having a direct impact on […]

The water is open: 5 tips to relax and recharge on a boat this summer

Posted Posted in 2020, 2020 Trend, Sponsored Content

(BPT) – Looking to get away this summer while social distancing? With annual traditions such as camps and sporting events cancelled, the best way to seek relief and recharge with your loved ones may be to “Get On Board” for a summer on the water. Recent data suggests that interest in fishing and boating has grown amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a recent Harris poll, 1 in 5 Americans said they’re more likely to try these activities than they were prior to the pandemic. And among parents, the statistic is 1 in 4. Numerous marine dealers across the country […]

Dr. Rebecca Dolgin, MD: Coping With CoVID19, Interview and article by Marcy Horwitz

Dr. Rebecca Dolgin, MD: Coping With CoVID19, Interview and article by Marcy Horwitz

Posted Posted in Health, Health & Wellness, Sponsored Content

Does quarantine have you on edge? Are you anxious? Depressed? Sleepless? We talked with Rebecca L. Dolgin, M.D., a psychiatrist in Boulder Colorado, about the effects of sheltering-in-place and some things to keep in mind. Q.: What issues are you seeing in your patients these days? Anxiety. For sure. People are, understandably, very anxious about their health, the health of their loved ones, their finances, their future. We are also seeing stress and depression in response to COVID-19, social distancing, and stay at home orders. Q.: What DIY solutions are there for anxiety or stress? So many. Different strategies will […]