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31st Annual Aging Well Conference hosted by UW-Parkside is June 3

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside Professional and Continuing Education Office will host the 31st Annual Aging Well Conference on June 3, from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the Student Ballroom Center located at the University of Wisconsin Parkside, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha. This year’s conference will feature keynote presentations and breakout sessions. The breakout sessions will […]

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Primrose Retirement Community residents stay active with LyndaFit

Residents at Primrose Retirement Community are staying active despite age and disabilities. LyndaFit, a locally owned and operated business, is working to help residents maintain and retain their independence, for as long as possible. On Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week, residents from the independent living and assisted living sides of the facility gather […]

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Racine County Community Resource Directory

The Racine County Eye has compiled a helpful Community Resource Directory to provide assistance when someone is in need of available resources. This directory contains resources such as emergency resources, abuse resources, advocacy support, consumer needs, education, employment help, food resources, financial assistance, healthcare, housing, parenting, mental health, transportation, and veteran services. Racine County is […]

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Roe v. Wade: ‘We saw this day coming’ — midwives prepare to protect abortion access in Wisconsin

by Ruth Conniff, Wisconsin ExaminerMay 4, 2022 The morning after the terrible news broke about the draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, I called my homebirth midwife, Ingrid Andersson. Ingrid is my hero. She helped me have all three of my daughters at home. No one is more dedicated to women’s health and […]

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Senior Recreational Softball by City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services starts May 11

RACINE – Calling all softball-loving adults ages 50 and older! The City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) is inviting any adults in the 50-plus range to come on out and play in a recreational softball program. The program will be Wednesday mornings at Island Park, 1700 Liberty St., Racine. Both men and […]

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Breaking the Silence: Addressing Dementia in Communities of Color

This Friday, April 22, begins a series of online presentations called “Breaking the Silence: Addressing Dementia in Communities of Color” for the Eighth Annual Minority Health Month through the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute Regional Milwaukee Office. The presentations will take place via Zoom this year and are free to attend. These events are funded and sponsored […]

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Medication Collection Boxes at 13 locations in Racine County offer public safety

Medication collection boxes are available throughout the Racine County community. Authorized collection sites in Racine County serve to safely dispose of leftover medications or unused prescriptions. Racine County has 13 official medication boxes available for use. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) provides insight into the crucial role that medication collection boxes provide. “Stored […]

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Doctors debate, patients suffer: The fight over chronic Lyme disease in Wisconsin

by Zhen Wang / Wisconsin Watch, WisconsinWatch.orgMarch 10, 2022 Wisconsin Watch is a nonprofit newsroom that focuses on government integrity and quality of life issues. Sign up for our newsletter for more stories straight to your inbox. If life had gone as planned, Maria Alice Lima Freitas would be in medical school, inspired by the career of […]

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Business Spotlight: The Complete Experience

The Complete Experience, 3801 Blue River Ave., Racine, is the newest wellness facility to hit Racine County. The Complete Experience, a wellness center, serves customers by offering a mind, body, and soul experience through their products and services. While the business itself is new to Racine, the owner, Brooke Hesse, is a friendly and familiar […]