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Aging is a taxing process   Aging is a taxing process on our bodies that often times impedes our ability to maintain optimal health. The following are a few small steps you can take to help maintain your health, function, and independence as you get older. From...

October Wellness Vendor Fair and Flu Clinic Thursday October 7 9 AM - 12 PM   This is a Health and Wellness event that you will not want to miss!  Participants can visit with a variety of vendors and find a wealth of resources and information on many interesting and...

Do you have a File of Life on your fridge?   A File of Life is a magnetic plastic pocket that can attach to your refrigerator. It contains crucial information about you, for emergency medical responders. Verona EMS look for these when they arrive in someone’s home...

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...

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...