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Beat the heat: Eight summer safety tips for seniors

July 2, 2020

Cookouts. Festivals. Gardening. Parades. Summer is a wonderful time for outdoor fun and enjoyment, but for seniors, the heat and sun that come with the season can be dangerous if certain precautions aren’t taken. In fact, a recent University of Chicago Medical Center study found that 40 percent of heat-related fatalities in the U.S. were… [Read More]

The impact of COVID-19 on older adults (part 1)

July 2, 2020

COVID-19 poses a risk not only to the health of older adults who contract the disease but also to those without the health care resources and social structures that contribute to overall wellness Before becoming a professor, Sarah Szanton made house calls to older adults as a nurse practitioner. On her visits, she saw how… [Read More]

Serving up some culinary firecrackers – Fourth of July Cocktail Recipe

July 2, 2020

Fourth of July Cocktail Level: Easy | Total: 10 min Prep: 10 min | Yield: 1 drink Ingredients 1 ounce watermelon schnapps 1 big splash cranberry juice 1 very thin slice jalapeno or serrano pepper 1 slice lemon 1 slice lime 1 1/2 ounces tequila 1/4 ounce blue curacao 1/2 ounce simple syrup Watermelon wedge,… [Read More]

Memorial Day Recipe – Cornbread Salad

May 21, 2020

Ingredients: 4 plum tomatoes, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro Kosher salt 1 cup sour cream ¼ cup mayonnaise 2 scallions, minced Juice of ½ lime ¼teaspoon chili powder 2 cups crumbled cornbread 2 15-ounce cans black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed 1 cup frozen corn, thawed 1 cup shredded cheddar… [Read More]

Memorial Day Recipe – Smoked Baby Back Ribs

May 21, 2020

Ingredients: 2 racks baby back ribs (about 3 pounds each) ¼ cup packed light brown sugar 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 tablespoon paprika 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon mustard powder Kosher salt 1 lemon, halved 1 apple, quartered 1 cup apple juice or cider 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar Vegetable… [Read More]

Memorial Day Recipe – Frozen Lemonade Pie

May 21, 2020

Ingredients: For the Crust: 2 cups graham cracker crumbs ¼ cup sugar 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted For the Filling: 2 cups heavy cream 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk, chilled 1 6-ounce can frozen lemonade concentrate (do not thaw) For the Topping: 1 cup blueberries 1 cup raspberries 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon fresh… [Read More]

Twenty inspiring black women who are making history in 2020 (part 3)

March 19, 2020

Each March, Women’s History Month recognizes the ground-breaking achievements of women and women of color. Kaia Shivers, a liberal studies professor at New York University, helped Insider.com select a list of 20 female innovators and leaders who are making history and setting records. From entertainers to philanthropists, here are black women who will change the… [Read More]

Transforming neighborhoods where we work, live and play

March 19, 2020

As Wisconsin’s largest community foundation, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation is a catalyst for positive change in Milwaukee through the generosity of its donors and strength of its community partnerships. Hand in hand with the community, the Foundation has driven investment and impact in education, youth engagement, and economic development to support people where they work,… [Read More]

Twenty inspiring black women who are making history in 2020 (part 2)

March 12, 2020

Each March, Women’s History Month recognizes the ground-breaking achievements of women and women of color. Kaia Shivers, a liberal studies professor at New York University, helped Insider.com select a list of 20 female innovators and leaders who are making history and setting records. From entertainers to philanthropists, here are black women who will change the… [Read More]

Twenty inspiring black women who are making history in 2020 (part 1)

March 5, 2020

Each March, Women’s History Month recognizes the ground-breaking achievements of women and women of color. Kaia Shivers, a liberal studies professor at New York University, helped Insider.com select a list of 20 female innovators and leaders who are making history and setting records. From entertainers to philanthropists, here are black women who will change the… [Read More]