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HIGHEST LEVEL OF RECOVERY – GOAL OF UW HEALTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL

Guests:  Dr. Steven Deutsch, attending physical medicine and rehabilitation physician; Seth Newman, physical therapist;  Anne LeClaire, nurse and Chief Clinical Officer – UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital The journey to recovery can be a long and challenging one – especially for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other… Read more »

ENGAGING WITH THE LGBT SENIOR COMMUNITY

Guests:  Christine Beatty, Executive Director, Madison Senior Center; Steve Starkey, Executive Director, Outreach LGBT Community Center Several years ago, a man approached Christine Beatty and said, “I’m gay.  What programs do you have for me?”  Realizing their mutual interest in reaching out to LGBT senior adults, the Madison Senior Center had already partnered with OutReach,… Read more »

OPEN WIDE: IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH

Guests:  Russell Grimm, DDS;  Emily Duvall and Morganne Russell, Dental Hygienists – Associated Dentists What does that beautiful smile and the health of your mouth have to do with your overall health?  It turns out – a lot! Your mouth is a window into what is going on in the rest of your body.  Taking… Read more »

INTIMACY AND AGING

Guest:  Dr. John DeLamater, Professor of Sociology, UW-Madison Love never dies, or at least the need for love doesn’t.  Some things are ageless, and contrary to popular perception, included in that list is the continued desire to have intimate relationships as we move into our senior years. Dr. John DeLamater has studied the benefits of… Read more »

HOW TO HAVE A HAPPY HEART

Guest:  Shilagh Mirgain, PhD, UW Health psychologist February is heart health month, and “stress is a significant and contributing factor to the occurrence of cardiovascular disease,” says Shilagh Mirgain, PhD, a UW Health psychologist.  Dr. Migrain works with the Preventive Cardiology group to teach patients how to manage stress at home and at work, and… Read more »