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THE URGENCY OF UNDERSTANDING CLIMATE CHANGE

Guest:  Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH, Director of UW’s Global Health Institute “Climate change creates new risks and exacerbates existing vulnerabilities in communities across the United States, presenting growing challenges to human health and safety, quality of life, and the rate of economic growth.” This statement is just one of many dire predictions reported in the… Read more »

A CONVERSATION WITH STATE SENATOR FRED RISSER

Guest:  Wisconsin State Senator Fred Risser The number 13 may just be State Senator Fred Risser’s lucky number. With the inauguration of Tony Evers, that will be the 13th Governor Senator Risser will serve under as a member of the Wisconsin Legislature. The previous 12 governors were evenly divided between 6 Republicans and 6 Democrats…. Read more »

CHRISTINE BEATTY HAS REDEFINED SENIOR LIVING

Guest: Christine Beatty, Retiring Director, Madison Senior Center “Before we get to the fragile era in anyone’s life, we want older adults to be engaged in our community and active – and indeed they are,” says Christine Beatty, who is retiring as Director of the Madison Senior Center after 30 years of service. Christine Beatty… Read more »

JOHN AND BARBARA DEMAIN – 25 YEARS IN MADISON: A LOOK BACK

Guests: John and Barbara DeMain… Yes, it has been 25 years since John DeMain accepted the baton at the Madison Symphony Orchestra, and John and Barbara DeMain made Madison their home. Some wonder, where did the time go? John and Barbara look back on the 25 years and see it as continuous moments of change… Read more »

OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR AFFORDABLE CARE ACT INSURANCE PLANS ENDS DECEMBER 15

Guest:  Adam VanSpankeren, Lead Navigator, Covering Wisconsin, Inc. Many people are confused about the status of the Affordable Care Act. Did it get repealed? Has it changed? “The Affordable Care Act is alive and well in Wisconsin, and not much has changed,” says Adam VanSpankeren. The essential benefits mandated in the Affordable Care Act remain… Read more »