Purposeful Play

Purposeful Play

When we decided to focus on the importance of play in healthcare this month, we reached out to one of the gurus of cultivating playful experiences for children in the face of great challenge – Dr. Ben Meisel. Propelled by his belief in the power of play, Dr. Ben...
6 Holiday Tips for Healthcare Providers

6 Holiday Tips for Healthcare Providers

Every year unsuspecting and very disappointed parents find themselves trying to give their sick kid a happy holiday from within hospital walls – a challenge that you can help with. With the holidays upon us, here are a few tips FOR and FROM health care providers on...
Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks

All of us at Standish Foundation wish you and your family a peaceful Thanksgiving -Andy Mangione Standish, President Through the years, I’ve attended events honoring Active U.S. Military and Veterans. Yet this post-election Veterans Day event was different. I was...
We’ll Be Okay

We’ll Be Okay

We would like to extend our sympathy to the entire Copeland family, especially Kim, Maegan and Austin.   Sean and Brodie Copeland, the two Americans killed in the terrorist attack in Nice were from Lakeway, Texas where Standish Foundation for Child & Family...
Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

It’s been a fantastic year at Standish Foundation for Child & Family Centered Healthcare. For 2016, plans are being made to deliver our programs in Austin and even more cities in the U.S. We will continue helping to minimize the suffering and fear of hospitalized...