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Rest Easy!

Posted on Jul. 31, 2023 by Grace Olson

What to Know About Healthy Sleep + Sleep Apnea “You can sleep when you’re dead.”  We understand it as a “you only live once” adage regarding being constantly on the go, but ironically, not getting enough sleep could affect your health to the point of risk factors for life-altering accidents and disease. While you have READ MORE

Exploring Senior Living Options in the Fox Valley 

Many older adults are choosing to embrace a maintenance-free lifestyle by moving to a senior living community. Centered around independence, there are numerous benefits for this housing style including spacious living units, access to convenient amenities and on-site opportunities for entertainment. By exploring local senior living options, prospective residents can discover what truly makes each READ MORE

Making Fitness Fun!

Posted on Jul. 31, 2022 by Grace Olson

Unique workouts offer benefits for body and mind Fitness has seen a veritable shift in the last hundred years. From simple 1910’s gentle stretching and 1950’s hula-hoops to 1970’s aerobics and power-filled 1990’s Tae Bo and boxing, the way we move to promote wellness has had its fair share of fun. Today, unique forms of READ MORE

A Healing Touch: Restoring Energetic Balance with Reiki

Posted on Apr. 1, 2022 by Grace Olson

When we suffer, we tend to seek solutions by looking to the past for help—whether in our previous experiences or within like-minded communities. In respect to healing, it’s the ancient Eastern belief that vital energy flows through our bodies that area practitioners turn to for guidance. “To understand energy healing, we must consider that at READ MORE

Private practice

Breaking away from traditional hospital-centric care The realm of health care is a complex and continually changing system. As technology advances and the capacity of care evolves, doctors and medical professionals are starting to break away from traditional hospital systems. Instead, they are joining independent practices to supply services within different fields of expertise. This READ MORE

Back to Who We Are

SPARK! programs offer cultural opportunities and dignity to those with memory loss When Hortonville resident Jean Orbison first began attending SPARK! programs with her husband, Tom, his dementia wasn’t as progressed as it is today. At 93 years old, Tom now spends much of his time at home sleeping and no longer initiates conversations. But READ MORE

Independent Living for Adults with Autism

Adults living with autism experience distinct challenges as they age out of youth support programs “If you’ve met one person with autism, then you’ve met one person with autism.” This phrase is said often within the Autism Spectrum Disorder community, often with a knowing smile from both the speaker and listener. The middle word in READ MORE

Mind & Body Wellness

Posted on Dec. 1, 2020 by Cody Wiesner

Integrative therapies complement conventional health care practices According to a recent survey from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, nearly one-third of Americans use health care approaches that fall outside of conventional medical care.  In the past, this was known as “alternative medicine,” a term that encompassed a variety of practices including prescribing READ MORE

Two Different Worlds

Fox Valley hospitals navigate a new era of health care amid COVID-19 pandemic  The global pandemic has affected nearly every facet of life, including the way health care is administered and accessed. Hospitals and clinics are now grappling with the devastating impacts of COVID-19, while still providing essential care to their communities.  In March, hospitals READ MORE

Filling the Gap 

Nurse practitioners increase health care access for patients in Northeast Wisconsin  Five years ago, Anna Frederickson of Kaukauna had a change in her family’s insurance coverage. No longer able to afford the family plan insurance premiums, Frederickson was referred to Rachael Cabral-Guevara, a board-certified family nurse practitioner with Nurse Practitioner Health Services (NPHS) in Appleton. READ MORE