Posts Tagged: madison

THE BEACON’S JOURNEY TO END HOMELESSNESS IN DANE COUNTY

Guests:  Jackson Fonder, CEO/President, Catholic Charities; John Adams, Lead Guest Services Specialist, The BEACON…. When The BEACON Homeless Day Resource Center first opened its doors in October 2017, the priority was on meeting the the basic needs of the individuals and families who had no where else to turn. Today, The BEACON has moved into… Read more »

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO LEARN: UW SCHOOL OF MUSIC OFFERS COMMUNITY MUSIC LESSONS

Guests:  Tim Shaw, retired physician and budding violin student;  Paula Su, doctoral candidate and violin teacher;  Cayla Rosche, soprano and Community Music Lessons Coordinator Have you ever wanted to learn to play the violin, viola, cello, guitar, flute, clarinet, bassoon, piano, saxophone, French horn, trumpet, trombone, percussion, or take singing lessons? The UW-Madison School of… Read more »

CAREGIVING NEEDS AND TRANSITIONS

Guests: Wendy Sulzer, Branch Manager, BrightStar Care and Bonnie Banker, Executive Director, BrightStar Senior Living Family members do it first – take care of each other.  And then the time comes when family members become family caregivers for those who are no longer able to totally care for themselves.  The value of family caregivers is… Read more »

LUNG CANCER AND RADON

Guests:  Susan Smedley Gerber, Event Manager, Lung Cancer Research Foundation’s Free to Breathe Yoga Challenge;  Jessica Maloney, Indoor Air & Radon Program Manager, Wisconsin Dept. of Health Services January is National Radon Action Month.  Why is this important?  Radon is a naturally occurring, odorless, colorless, radioactive gas that is found in Wisconsin homes.  Long-term exposure… Read more »