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Foot care is an essential part of diabetes care because of the increased risk for foot problems such as infection, ulcers and deformities.   Cheryl Franz RN, BSN, is a registered nurse who has worked for 25 years as a diabetes nurse educator/specialist. She retired from UW Health...

Reiki comes from the Japanese words “rei” (meaning universal) and “ki” (meaning life energy). Reiki is an energy healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient’s...

Self-care is for everyone!   Thursday, March 25 @ 1 PM Taking care of ourselves is often something that gets pushed down on our “to-do” list or is forgotten about altogether. Whether you are feeling exhausted or just want to learn new ways to take care of yourself,...

Wednesday, January 6 - 2 PM   Wellness, as defined by the National Wellness Institute, is an active process through which people become aware of, and make choices toward a more successful existence. Taking time to focus on wellness helps build resilience and enables us to thrive...

Utilizing Emergency Medical Services The intense focus on COVID-19 leaves many wondering how to handle medical emergencies unrelated to the virus. Some people worry that a call to 911 or a visit to the emergency department will expose them to COVID-19. Others avoid seeking emergency care...

Did you know that Verona has a dedicated group of community and professional volunteer committed to making Verona a dementia friendly community? The Verona Dementia Friendly Steering Committee engages businesses and government by providing resources, training and dementia friendly initiatives. Verona has 30 businesses/organizations that...

Utilizing Emergency Medical Services   The intense focus on COVID-19 leaves many wondering how to handle medical emergencies unrelated to the virus. Some people worry that a call to 911 or a visit to the emergency department will expose them to COVID-19. Others avoid seeking emergency care...

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Key Times to Wash Hands During the COVID-19 pandemic, you should also clean hands:  Before, during & after preparing/eating food  Before & after treating a cut or wound  After using the...