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Welcome to the Catholic Charities Blog! Our articles inform you about what's happening with the agency, our programs, special events and provide helpful health-related information.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game Thursday, September 17, 2015

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, 2015

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 ...

Handling the Effects of Alzheimer’s Tuesday, April 28, 20150

Handling the Effects of Alzheimer’s

One of my dad’s hobbies was to gamble. It was never anything extreme. Twice a month mom and dad would go to one of the casinos and he would ...

Recreation Program for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Friday, March 20, 20150

Recreation Program for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Our recreation program staff worked with David to help him feel more comfortable and help him to enjoy the fun activities with others in the ...

She Didn't Give Up on Me! Tuesday, February 24, 20150

She Didn't Give Up on Me!

When Claire applied to our Elder Mentor program, her request sounded routine, “Help me get out and interact with my community.” ...

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