Breast cancer survivor, Karen Kelley is saying goodbye.

Breast cancer survivor, Karen Kelley is saying goodbye.  Goodbye to weekly visits at North Star Lodge that is.  Dr Jones officially released the tether yesterday.  Always the jokester, Karen couldn’t resist the opportunity to declare it an “official divorce” which is inscribed on this cake she presented to the staff.  She looks forward to returning Read more about Breast cancer survivor, Karen Kelley is saying goodbye.[…]

Looking for the Helpers!

A comment on the senseless Boston tragedy.  Watching the news, horrified.  One leader after another, telling the cameras what their department is doing about it.  Positive responses, to be sure.  The most encouraging voice yesterday, though, was from Mr. Rogers who said, “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the Read more about Looking for the Helpers![…]

That Ol’ Senoritis Bug

by Jacqueline Wagner This is senior year (and everything) is finally coming to an end…  To all of you who have graduated – oh my goodness! – you’re aware of that amazing feeling:  That little thing called senioritis starts to kick in and man is it amazing!! “Se·nior·i·tis (sē-nyər-ˈī-təs), noun: def. 1 A crippling disease that strikes high Read more about That Ol’ Senoritis Bug[…]

“I was very thankful to be able to go to the class where ALL the people understood exactly what I am going through”

After completing another Chronic Disease Self Management class called My Health My Life a couple of weeks ago here are some excerpts from those who graduated from our class: “I was very thankful to be able to go to the class where ALL the people understood exactly what I am going through” “I learned some Read more about “I was very thankful to be able to go to the class where ALL the people understood exactly what I am going through”[…]

Rising autism rates require collaborative approach

At Children’s Village, counselors use a chart to help autistic children communicate their feelings. At the top of the scale is a picture of a red face with steam coming out of the ears — the face of someone who is “out of control.” At the bottom is a happy face, showing someone who is Read more about Rising autism rates require collaborative approach[…]