Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winter is upon us, and with that can come a series of unpleasant feelings, more so than all the snow and cold already do!   Seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD, is a type of depression that is related to the changes in seasons, typically beginning in...
On a Tight Budget

On a Tight Budget

This time of the year the household budget always seems to be tighter than usual.  Energy costs go up, things we rely on seem to break down in the cold and are expensive to fix, and our bodies seem to need more food to keep us warm.  Below is a checklist of some...
Diabetes: A Growing Concern

Diabetes: A Growing Concern

Diabetes is no longer a word we rarely hear. In fact, we hear it quite frequently. Who knows what diabetes is? Did you know there are three different types of diabetes?   Type 1 and type 2 diabetes have different causes, yet two factors are important in both. You...
Homelessness

Homelessness

On any given day, there are over 5,000 people in Wisconsin without a place to call home. They are sleeping in shelters, in cars, under bridges, in caves and in storage units. Some may be sleeping in transitional living projects.   Homelessness is a statewide...
When Money is Tight

When Money is Tight

Everyone has a budget these days, especially with the rising cost of food, products and services.  Whether you are on FoodShare or not, money can be tight. Finding ways to stretch those dollars can be challenging but very important, especially so you can choose the...