Community Health Coordinator Addresses BI Senior Center

The newly hired Bainbridge Island Community Health Coordinator, Kelsey Lynch, recently addressed the Bainbridge Island Senior Center Community via BISC’s Something to Talk About podcast. Something to Talk About‘s host Katie Auger interviewed Lynch about her work. Lynch explained that as part of the Bainbridge Island Police Department, she assists in active calls involving mental health … More Community Health Coordinator Addresses BI Senior Center

Wellness Team Publishes Stress-Relief Tool for Frontline Workers

The Bainbridge Prepares Wellness Team has just released a new publication to help frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic and, in fact, during any large-scale emergency. The publication details ten strategies for stress relief. For each strategy, the team has listed exercises and specific practices. For example, the second strategy—Practice Mindfulness as Relaxation—is accompanied by … More Wellness Team Publishes Stress-Relief Tool for Frontline Workers

Connections Cafe Links Parents During COVID

When the pandemic hit, Raising Resilience—a local organization whose mission is to use parenting education, connections, and resources to help families thrive—had to figure out how to continue to support families during social distancing. The result? Connections Cafe, “a free virtual Cafe to help our parenting community come together (while keeping their distance) to process and … More Connections Cafe Links Parents During COVID

Recs for Cultivating Well-Being During COVID

The Bainbridge Prepares Wellness Team is maintaining a list on their page of resources for maintaining well-being during the pandemic. Some of the items on the list are online courses that can help you reduce stress and even cultivate happiness. Here are a couple of highlights: Science of Well-Being (Yale Science, free) Get expert insights … More Recs for Cultivating Well-Being During COVID