Posts Tagged: hank

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 »

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 Did it get repealed?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 »

ALICE IN DAIRYLAND PRESENTS SOMETHING SPECIAL FROM WISCONSIN

Guest:  Kaitlyn Riley, Wisconsin’s Alice in Dairyland… Alice in Dairyland is an icon in Wisconsin. Now in her 71st year, this communications specialist, a full-time civil service employee at the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, is selected each year to educate consumers about the importance of agriculture to Wisconsin’s economy and way… Read more »

MANAGING TO AGE AT HOME

Guests:  Julia Houck, Chief Administrative Officer, Agrace; Tasha Robinson, Age at Home Care Manager, Agrace There is new enthusiasm for aging at home. But as grocery shopping, cooking, changing the sheets and other household chores become unmanageable, or if you worry about your safety getting in and out of the shower and moving about your… Read more »

UNDERSTANDING PANCREATIC CANCER

Guests:  Sharon Weber, MD, UW Health surgeon;  Tammy Andries and Kelly Pankratz, pancreatic cancer survivors… Considered rare, cases of pancreatic cancer are rising, even though the leading known risk factor – cigarette smoking – has been declining. It is one of the deadliest forms of cancer because symptoms almost never develop until the disease is… Read more »