Tag: Health & Wellness

Don McCall sitting at a workbench in a woodcarving workshop

Carving Out a Tactile Hobby Through Patience, Persistence and Perspective

For many people who begin losing their vision as adults, it can be tough to stick with lifelong hobbies usually done by sight. And finding new pastimes can be equally challenging. However, with some adaptation and problem-solving, it’s possible to continue enjoying many activities by taking a more tactile approach. Chuck Fehl and Don McCall… Continue Reading Carving Out a Tactile Hobby Through Patience, Persistence and Perspective

Older man with his two adult daughters at a doctors appointment

Communication Breakdown: It’s Your Right to Receive Complete and Understandable Health Care Information

In an ideal world, doctors, nurses, clinic staff and other health care professionals would be perfect communicators. They would share information seamlessly and accurately with patients, caretakers and each other. Unfortunately, we do not live in that ideal world. Sometimes it takes extra effort and vigilance to make sure we understand diagnoses and treatment options… Continue Reading Communication Breakdown: It’s Your Right to Receive Complete and Understandable Health Care Information

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The Lions Connection

In 2021 the Wisconsin Lions, along with dozens of local branches scattered across the state, celebrated their 100th year of service. Several Council board and staff members are active in their local chapters, creating an informal bond between our organization and the century-old Lions, as we each work to empower people living with vision loss… Continue Reading The Lions Connection

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Don McCall sitting at a workbench in a woodcarving workshop

Carving Out a Tactile Hobby Through Patience, Persistence and Perspective

For many people who begin losing their vision as adults, it can be tough to stick with lifelong hobbies usually done by sight. And finding new pastimes can be equally challenging. However, with some adaptation and problem-solving, it’s possible to continue enjoying many activities by taking a more tactile approach. Chuck Fehl and Don McCall… Continue Reading Carving Out a Tactile Hobby Through Patience, Persistence and Perspective

Older man with his two adult daughters at a doctors appointment

Communication Breakdown: It’s Your Right to Receive Complete and Understandable Health Care Information

In an ideal world, doctors, nurses, clinic staff and other health care professionals would be perfect communicators. They would share information seamlessly and accurately with patients, caretakers and each other. Unfortunately, we do not live in that ideal world. Sometimes it takes extra effort and vigilance to make sure we understand diagnoses and treatment options… Continue Reading Communication Breakdown: It’s Your Right to Receive Complete and Understandable Health Care Information

Lions Clubs logo

The Lions Connection

In 2021 the Wisconsin Lions, along with dozens of local branches scattered across the state, celebrated their 100th year of service. Several Council board and staff members are active in their local chapters, creating an informal bond between our organization and the century-old Lions, as we each work to empower people living with vision loss… Continue Reading The Lions Connection