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The Gathering – Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who made it out to our Annual Gathering this year!

It was yet another wonderful event, filled with learning, connecting with others, and re-energizing the mind, body & spirit. This year we focused on Dementia & Aging – an increasingly relevant topic, whether you are someone who has already been diagnosed […]

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 […]

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

From All of Us to You…

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 […]

Register Now!

 

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

October 21-25: National Health Education Week

There is a classic parable in the Health Education world that is often used to demonstrate the importance of prevention. There are several variations on the story, but essentially it boils down to this:

The other day, I was enjoying a walk along a beautiful river. Suddenly, I heard a panicked shout for help. […]