Tanager Place Holiday Program…Make it Possible!

About Us
At Tanager Place, it is never too early to prepare  for the upcoming holidays. We look forward to the many ways we can work together to make a difference for children and families in need this season.  Find below details for our 2020 programs. Please let me know in what…
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2020 Impact Report, now available

About Us
Our 2020 Impact report is now available. Find out more about the accomplishments of Tanager Place in 2019-2020 fiscal year. You can also learn about all the great supporters of this organization that make our mission possible. Read it now!     
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How to Stay Grounded

Education, Prevention
Joseph Hunt Wassink, LISW, one of our school based therapists, recently had a column published in The Gazette. That column, “How to Stay Grounded Amid a Pandemic, a Natural Disaster and Racism,” offers practical action community members can take and grounding techniques to help regulate emotions during stressful times. An…
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Five tips to help your child speak openly

Prevention
Too often caregivers say they want to have conversations with young people, but aren’t sure where to start. Here are five tips to help you get started. Be open and honest Above all else, be interested in your child’s life. Celebrate the good times, be solution-focused during the bad. Children…
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Decreasing risk of late-life cognitive decline may begin in youth

Prevention
Much is known about the positive role enriching environments in middle and later life can play in maintaining healthy cognitive function. Researchers now believe similar enrichment activities during childhood also can slow cognitive decline. The latest data is from the Rush Memory and Aging Project, an ongoing clinical-pathological community-based cohort…
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Our statement on racial injustice

About Us
Today, as always, Tanager Place believes in the greatness of every child. Our work centers on creating safe communities and resilient families because we understand strong roots are necessary for optimum growth. Understandably, we are shaken by the horrific crime that resulted in George Floyd’s untimely death and pray those…
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