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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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Meet Pat

Pat Van AckerSt. GermainEvangelical Free Church

 

Pat Van Acker is a Faith Community Nurse. WWHF’s GrapeVine Project trains Faith Community/Parish Nurses* (FCNs) and provides health education program materials to them. FCNs then educate women in their communities.

 

What is your favorite aspect of Faith Community Nursing/what made you want to become a […]

Blogiversary

It’s officially our blogiversary. One year ago today we began this blog. We’ve come a long way and can’t wait to continue to grow and share women’s health information with you.

Thanks for keeping us company along the way!

Sincerely,

November 1st, 2013 | Tags: , , , | Category: Foundation FYI | Leave a comment

Support Our Mission

As the holiday season approaches, we are all looking for ways to give back to our community. As you consider options for getting involved, don’t forget about WWHF. Help us on our journey to help Wisconsin women and their families reach their healthiest potential.

The Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation relies on the help of […]

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For more information or to register for this event, please email mwhiteside@wwhf.org with your full name, title, and employer.

FREE Achilles Test & Bone Density Screenings

Join us at WWHF for a free achilles test & bone density screenings. Who:

anyone at risk

Risk Factors include:

females advanced age history of bone fracture family history of osteoporosis early menopause low calcium diet lack of exercise alcohol and tobacco use What:

Trained staff and volunteers conduct Achilles Test screenings using the GE […]

Remember Your Mammogram

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

It is a good time to schedule your mammogram. You do get your mammogram (if you are over 40) on a regular basis, right? Regular as decided together by you and your physician—this may mean every year or every other year. No excuses.

Mammograms are still the gold […]

Drive Safely Work Week

Did you know that in 2011, there were 112,516 car crashes just in the state of Wisconsin?

During Drive Safely Work Week, the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation wants to remind you to remember the three A’s of driving safely. Stay aware, alert and attentive at all times when driving. It’s easy to get distracted on […]

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Don’t miss out on your opportunity to register for WWHF’s 7th Annual Dialogue – Women & Aging: The Impact of Dementia!

On October 10th & 11th WWHF is holding a moderated panel discussion of state and national leaders in prevention and treatment. Join us to learn about innovative solutions and strategies that can improve healthcare […]

It All Begins With A Healthy Woman…

As mothers, it is important to do everything possible to ensure the delivery of a healthy baby. Sadly, this is too often not true.

September is Infant Mortality Month and WWHF encourages mothers, surrogates and families to be aware and mindful of the things that can cause infant mortality. While there are medical conditions that […]