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Join us for a conversation on the upcoming flu season and the importance of flu vaccinations

COVID-19 has brought unprecedented anxiety to the individuals and communities we serve, as the most vulnerable often have the least access to the information, resources, and care they need to stay healthy and safe.  Advocate Aurora Health is excited to have you join us for our next AAH Living Well Virtual Community Conversation on Tuesday, Read More

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Grief is Love Not Wanting to Let Go

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This week, I was moved by a mindfulness teaching about surrendering attachments, living lightly on the earth, and recognizing the fleeting nature of existence. But when I tried to meditate on the “let go, let God” mantra, I was overcome with tears. It’s not just that I’m a tough audience for the “letting go” message, Read More

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Giving Back Full Circle

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To show her gratitude and say thank you for the support she, her husband, Nicholas, and son, Reid, have received over the past year, Marita is giving back. She has donated clothing and other baby items for families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and has created care packages of toiletries and socks for those facing Read More

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Welcome, Trameka!

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We are excited to introduce you to Trameka Brown-Berry, who recently began her new role with Advocate Aurora Health as a Faith Community Nurse in Milwaukee. Trameka has enjoyed a 13-year career in healthcare, having served six of those years as a registered nurse. In her position, Trameka promotes and maintains wellness among parishioners by Read More

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Love is Alive in Avondale and Beyond

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Ivette Menendez and Nilda Garcia have seen firsthand how acts of love can transform a community. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Ivette, Community Connector with Advocate Health Care, and Nilda, Faith Community Nurse with Advocate, have been overwhelmed by the generosity and love shown by residents of Avondale, Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Belmont Cragin and Read More

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Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago: Taking Care of Neighbors in Time of COVID-19

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago, an organization of more than 60 mosques, schools and service organizations, has worked tirelessly to ensure the half-million Muslims, who call Chicagoland home, stay safe. Among its efforts:  creating a task force charged with distributing food and monetary assistance to those in Read More

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A joint project of Advocate Health Care & the OCEAN-HP at the University of Illinois at Chicago.