Caregiver’s Concern About Parkinson’s Disease

My uncle suffers from Parkinson’s disease. I am one of his primary caregivers. Between his struggle with the disease along with the challenge that I have I caring for him, in addition to managing other life responsibilities, the stress on all fronts has reached a boiling point. We need some direction. Please help.

IKOR AND ALTRUSA HOUSE GIVE WARM HUGS TO AREA HEALTH CARE WORKERS

IKOR teamed up with our friends at the Altrusa House Green Bay to GIVE A WARM HUG to 400 healthcare workers this month. Thanks to the Notre Dame Academy ASTRA Club for assembling the treat bags. We greeted the workers on their way into work before their shifts and on their way home beginning at 5 am long before sunrise! We heard a lot of, “You made my day” remarks from the workers. Thanks to Channel 5 WFRV for the great coverage nice and early!

Worried About Winter

Dr. David Ferguson | Managing Director IKOR Midwest

The following column appeared in Green Bay’s local newspaper, The Press Times on Friday, November 27, 2020.  Ikor’s own column, Wise Living has  growing following. Dear Wise Living, I am concerned about my mom as we enter both the winter months along with the holiday season.  She is susceptible to bouts of depression and anxiety during normal times and I fear that this year’s pandemic will make matters worse. Worried about winter Dear Worried, Your …

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Life Doula Support Reduces Intensity and Anxiety for Families

Marggie Hatala IKOR Life Doula

As a Life Doula, I often walk with people throughout their aging and into their decline from many chronic diseases. I also am called to work with someone in crisis or much closer to their death. Whenever someone feels ready for support, affirmation, and a deeply compassionate and loving companion is the right time for my involvement.

Building strength can ward off falls, improve stability

Dear Wise Living, I recently took a stumble and fell. It was embarrassing, but fortunately, I didn’t get hurt. I’m still a little uncomfortable getting out and should be doing something at home to get stronger. What are some things I can do to bring back the strength that I’ve lost? Fallen Dear Fallen, As the cooler temperatures settle in and the leaves start to change colors in northeast Wisconsin, fall has arrived. You most …

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