Is it Time for You to Get Active?
by Kristin Goddard, Galter LifeCenter
New guidelines recently lowered the range for what is considered high blood pressure (hypertension). Under these new standards, almost half of Americans will be diagnosed with hypertension. Under previous guidelines, 32 percent of
From Michael W. Frerichs, Illinois State Treasurer
Each year, state law requires various office holders to submit an annual report to the General Assembly.
The report identifies progress that has been made on behalf of Illinois taxpayers.
Too often, however, these reports seem to gather dust.
From our Friends at Black Bear Academy
As parents and providers, not only should we teach our kids their ABCs and 123s, but it is essential to teach our kids how to accept and respond to their emotions. Building their emotional intelligence is just as important
Is one of your new year’s resolutions to be a better cook? The equipment you stock your kitchen with could have more of an effect on your cooking than you might think.
There are so many different types of cookware available now, it may be
By Patrick Butler
If you can pronounce Weihnachtsmarkt you should probably get free admission to DANK Haus’s Christmas Market Dec. 16, but everybody – even you – will still be asked to pay the worth-every-pfenning $5 donation at the door. The indoor market will be open
by Peter von Buol
Located at 4611 N. Lincoln Ave., the 95-year-old Krause Music Building is one of the most significant architectural landmarks in the 47th Ward. It is the last completed design of Louis Sullivan, the groundbreaking Chicago architect.
Beautifully restored 10 years ago by
I’m going to preface this post with a disclaimer… I’m not a baker. It’s not a talent of mine… I can make a dirndl fit someone in Canada without ever seeing them, but making cupcakes from a box is about as far as my baking skills
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is in full swing. You probably already need a break from the shopping and parties. That’s exactly what tea parties are for!
The history of the tea party began with England’s King Charles II married Catharine of
Swedish Covenant Hospital’s Nursing Home was recently named on U.S. News & World Report’s list of Top Performing Nursing Homes. The facility is one of only five in Chicago to make the prestigious list.
U.S. News & World Report released its 2017-18 Best Nursing Homes
Brittney Frazier, CPDT-KA, Found Training Center
While most of us are decking the halls and planning for feasts and friends this holiday season, we may not be taking our pets into consideration. Holidays tend to be a time for joy and cheer, but can sometimes prove