Dr. Alexis Eastman SAILing into the future!, now in its third year, has been a hugely popular series with SAIL members! This array of workshops hosts experts from all over Wisconsin, providing tools necessary to think positively and proactively about the aging process. Feedback from our members has been absolutely fantastic, and our workshop leaders … Continue reading Five reasons to attend “Aging 101”
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Finding joy in furry friends
Laughs, stress-relief, and love In a time when many of us are staying home, it can get difficult to find things to do. Sometimes it can even feel a little lonely. Luckily, SAIL Members are finding joy from their pets during this time: Going for walks, cuddling, learning new tricks, and more! Lovie lounges and … Continue reading Finding joy in furry friends
Local foods and rich family history
Farmers' markets are a long-time Wisconsin tradition. It's hard to resist the amazing smells, friendly faces, and wide array of beautiful foods and crafts. Farmers' markets as we know them won't be around this summer, but they'll still be there, and if you do a little research and practice safety, you can still enjoy products … Continue reading Local foods and rich family history
Pedal your way through summer!
By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph Fred Ross and friends pedaling away! National Bike Month is almost over, but with summer coming up, it's a great time to cycle through the lush green trees and feel the breeze! SAIL Member Fred Ross has been biking for years. I caught him on the phone just as he … Continue reading Pedal your way through summer!
High blood pressure: An important message from your pharmacist
By Alan Lukazewski, Director of Clinical Pharmacy at NeuGen Health and SAIL Operating Council Member (volunteer) Although we have made great strides in treating high blood pressure, also called hypertension, it still remains a problem in the U.S, especially in older adults. Uncontrolled hypertension is a major contributor to stroke. Strokes are the leading cause … Continue reading High blood pressure: An important message from your pharmacist