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COMBAT BLINDNESS CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF VISION

Guests:  Suresh Chandra, MD, Founder; Reena Chandra Rajpal, President; Gordon Derzon, Board VP; Combat Blindness International Founded by Suresh Chandra, MD, Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, Combat Blindness International is celebrating 35 years of alleviating avoidable blindness around the world. Headquartered in Madison, CBI… Read more »

HEALTHCARE 911: FROM A PHYSICIAN’S PERSPECTIVE

Guest:  Bhupendra O. Khatri, MD, FAAN, author The rise of administrators among others in our current health care system is raising havoc on the traditional patient-physician relationship, says Dr. Bhupendra O. Khatri and author of the new book, HEALTHCARE 911: How America’s broken healthcare system is driving doctors to despair, depriving patients of care, and… Read more »

THERE ARE NO RULES TO GRIEF

Guests:  Jessie Shiveler, Community Grief Manager, Agrace Grief Support Center; Meaghan May, parent of deceased child The worst nightmare a parent can experience is having a child die. Illness, accident, whatever the reason, it doesn’t matter. It is horrible! That is what happened to Meaghan May, whose 5-year-old son, Dominic, was killed in a freak… Read more »

WHAT LITERACY MEANS TO SUCCESS

Guests:  Jeff Burkhart, Executive Director; Jennifer Peterson, Senior Director of Programs; Tania Rivera, Student Services Manager, Literacy Network One in seven Dane County adults struggles with low literacy. Without the reading, writing or speaking skills needed in today’s economy, the opportunity for employment stability or career advancement are non-existent. A lack of computer literacy leaves… Read more »

WHAT TO DO NOW IF YOU AND YOUR FAMILY ARE ON THE ALZHEIMER’S JOURNEY…

Guests:  Jennifer Bauer, Executive Director; Noreen Kralapp, Dementia outreach Specialist in Dane County, Alzheimer’s & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin When one person is diagnosed with memory impairment, Alzheimer’s disease, or a related form of dementia, the impact is felt by their family and the community as a whole. The journey is a challenging one, and… Read more »