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100,000 Steps - Part I Friday, October 23, 2015

100,000 Steps - Part I

When you're on the trails for that many miles, you have a lot of time to think. One reoccurring thought for me is our clients that we serve at ...

Making New Friends and Becoming Healthier Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Making New Friends and Becoming Healthier

Dana uses arm crutches and in the past her mom was worried that she wouldn’t be able to walk even one indoor lap at the mall.

Collaboration for the Calling Wednesday, September 23, 20150

Collaboration for the Calling

Catholic Charities, Madison, is partnering with Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care and Ryan Brothers Ambulance Service in the launch of a new ...

Take Me Out to the Ball Game Thursday, September 17, 20150

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

I love attending ball games.  A beautiful summer day at the park; the smell of freshly cut grass and grilled hot dogs; and the competition ...

Heat U.P. Wisconsin Tuesday, July 28, 20150

Heat U.P. Wisconsin

Although someone may own a home, they cannot always afford to replace an old, inefficient furnace which only adds to their burden by running up ...

What is Addiction? Thursday, July 16, 20150

What is Addiction?

(Series 1 of 4) The Essence of Drug Addiction: What is Addiction? By Nora Volkow, MD, Director ...

On The Move! Friday, May 29, 20150

On The Move!

When we first met Dana she was only attending an occasional event and was quiet and not very social.

Recognizing Addiction Friday, May 22, 20150

Recognizing Addiction

People who are addicted to drugs or alcohol often hide their dependence from friends and family, or sometimes don’t even realize their ...