Faith & Health News and Updates

  • The Oasis provides nourishment for body and soul

    Cindy Novak

    In 2010, the congregation of Kimball Avenue United Church of Christ worshipped in a historic building, located in the Logan Square community of Chicago…until a steam boiler pipe burst and damaged the building beyond affordable repair.  So, in 2011, the congregation boldly moved forward in disassembling the building and opening the space for God to Read More

  • A Passion to Reverse the Statistics

    Cindy Novak

    Did you know that Wisconsin has the nation’s highest rate of deadly falls among older adults? In 2019, 1,672 Wisconsinites age 65+ died from fall-related injuries. Among them: 234 in Milwaukee County. Nationwide, falls are the leading cause of injury-related death among adults age 65 and older, and the age-adjusted fall death rate is increasing, Read More

  • How Faith Community Nurses Can Empower Congregants in Preventing Stroke

    Cindy Novak

    By Rebecca Eberhardt, Quality Coordinator, Sr., Sepsis and Stroke, Advocate Aurora Health At Advocate Aurora Health, our mission is to help people live well. How can we apply this to stroke prevention in our faith communities? Nutrition Transportation or mobility issues can impact congregants’ food choices, especially if they do not live near a supermarket. Read More

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