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WWHF is Thankful

When we asked our staff what they were thankful for this holiday season, these are some of the responses we received:

 

Janet: “I am thankful for the people I have in my life. I have wonderful, loving family, friends and co-workers!!!”

Marilyn: “This year I am so very thankful for my mother’s uncomplicated […]

A Healthy Thanksgiving

When WWHF decided we wanted to post about a healthy Thanksgiving side dish option, we knew exactly how to ask. Our dear friend, Cammie, who writes Polka Dotted Peony has graciously provided us with a delicious Wheat Berry Salad recipe! Read on:

If you’re like me, you’re always on the lookout for […]

A Message from Thailand

Clare Meier was one of WWHF GrapeVine’s Faith Community Nurses, but took a hiatus when she went on a mission trip to Thailand. WWHF reconnected with her at our recent event, the Gathering. We were inspired to hear about her great adventures abroad. She was happy to write a brief post for us, so we […]

I Am A Woman

Looking for something to read while curled up next to the fireplace? We have the book for you!

The name of the book is I am a Woman Finding My Voice by Janet F. Quinn. The subtitle of the book is “Celebrating the extraordinary blessings of being a woman.” The book is a collection of […]

Celebrate the Great American Smokeout!

Today, join others around the nation who are participating in the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout! Annually, on the third day of November, smokers are encouraged to remain smoke-free for 24 hours or choose this day to quit smoking altogether.

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans smoke, making tobacco use in the United States […]

Relaunch Recap: My Baby & Me

“About 1 in 13 pregnant women (7.6%) reported drinking alcohol in the past 30 days.”- CDC, 2012

As stated in the above statistic, alcohol consumption during pregnancy is occurring at a rate of about 8% nationwide. Alcohol is a teratogen, an agent which interferes with normal prenatal development. Alcohol is passed along to a […]

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

It’s November. And that mean’s it’s National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation is familiar with the topic and so are some of their Annual Dialogue attendees.

We want to extend a big thank you to all of the community leaders who joined us on October 10th (Madison) and October 11 […]

The Sandwich Deluxe Generation

November is National Family Caregivers Awareness Month. Here is what one of our staff had to say about being a family caregiver:

Many of us have been exposed to the terms Sandwich Generation and the Family Caregiver. Whether you are in this situation or watching and supporting friends who are, one thing for sure is…it […]

It’s a Success!

Green County – I started smoking when I was 13 years old because all of my friends were doing it. When I was younger, I only smoked occasionally, but I was up to a pack a day by the time I was 17 years old. I decided to try to quit smoking when I found […]

The Healthy Aging Brain

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation held three trainings for the GrapeVine Project’s Faith Community Nurses on the new unit on dementia entitled The Healthy Aging Brain.

Dr. Elizabeth Chapman from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health presented the new unit to 30 nurses at the trainings in Wausau, Madison and Milwaukee.

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