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Local facts on grieving children

There are more grieving children than you realize – one out of every twenty children will experience the death of a parent before they graduate from high school. While one out of five children will experience the death of someone, close to them. Fond du Lac FACTS: Did you know that the city of Fond […]

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Your smartphone could save your life

In an emergency health situation, time is of the essence. Having information about a patient can help emergency responders and hospital staff better plan a course of treatment. Sometimes a patient comes to the emergency department unconscious and cannot participate in their own treatment. The staff doesn’t know if the person has allergies to medications, […]

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Pink Glove Dance Results Are In

The Pink Glove Dance 2015 results are in and Agnesian HealthCare and the Fond du Lac YMCA again had a record year. This year’s entry featured the song “Safe and Sound” by the Capital Cities and followed an uplifting tribute by Ellie Baldus, Agnesian HealthCare radiation therapist. Throughout the 12-½ day voting period, the Agnesian […]

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What the Pink Glove Dance means to our community- Pink Glove Dance 2015?

Agnesian HealthCare has a unique opportunity to touch the lives of cancer survivors, families and the community members by participating in the Pink Glove Dance. Our mission is to bring Hope, Health & Wholeness to those we serve by honoring the sacredness and dignity of all persons at every stage of life. While we recognize […]

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What is the Pink Glove Dance? – Pink Glove Dance 2015

The Pink Glove Dance is a video dance competition offered through Medline, and is designed to bring awareness and raise money towards cancer research. In 2010, Medline produced the first ever Pink Glove Video with 4,000 participants across the United States and Canada, both dancers and breast cancer survivors. In 2011, Medline launched the competition […]

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Why we dance? – Pink Glove Dance 2015

At Agnesian HealthCare, our role as a healthcare provider goes beyond the boundaries of traditional medicine. We’re here to help raise awareness within the communities we serve, and to support friends, families and neighbors as we honor loved ones with cancer. We’re proud sponsors of the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life events in Fond […]

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The dance has ended – start voting soon for Pink Glove Dance 2015

The Agnesian HealthCare Pink Glove Video 2015 filming is complete and we are a few short weeks away from the video debut. This year’s video features our very own Ellie Baldus, Agnesian Cancer Center radiation therapist, and many noteworthy organizations, such as Flight For Life, UW Marching Band, Fond du Lac Family YMCA children’s group, […]

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Making exercise fun!

We all need more fun and smiles in life…it takes less muscles in the face to smile, and we all know laughter is great medicine…it does the soul good.  As adults, we can take the fun out of things…why do we do that?  Kids look forward to a bike ride, playgrounds and activity…well unless you […]

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Pink Glove Dance final filming date

It’s time to pull out your favorite dancing shoes, dust them off and dance like there’s no tomorrow. And, the good news is that your efforts will help raise breast cancer awareness and early detection. Agnesian HealthCare is almost finished filming for its entry in the 2015 Pink Glove Dance nationwide video competition. More than 200 Agnesian […]

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Tips for Handling Troubling Behavior

Written by: Jenna Floberg, NHA, Assistant Administrator at St. Francis Home Approximately 5.2 million American’s have Alzheimer’s disease or some form of dementia.  Many times, the burden of caring for these people falls on the shoulders of a family member or loved one.  This can prove to be a very difficult task, especially if we […]

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