Author Archives: Aurora Health Care Foundation

Support Aurora Hospice Services at the Walk to Remember

There’s a saying, one we all know couldn’t be more true: People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel. This is the ultimate takeaway we get … Continue reading

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Expanding resources for assault survivors in the Milwaukee area

A major milestone in Aurora Health Care’s abuse response programming was achieved in September with the opening of Aurora Healing and Advocacy Services at Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee. It’s the first full-service program in Milwaukee for survivors of … Continue reading

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Scared to Live: How you can give patients with chronic heart disease more control over their illness

“I was scared to live.” Julie Glud’s harrowing heart journey all started when she was 35 years old. “I passed out in my kitchen. I saw so many doctors in different states. I just felt so sick but nobody knew … Continue reading

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“We’re living in constant fear he’s dead”: A mom’s story of addiction and how you can help

If you’re a parent, you can empathize with Sarah*. If you’ve been the parent of an addict, you can relate all too well. Her son, Joe*, started drinking alcohol and smoking pot when he was just 14. He’s now 27. … Continue reading

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Why this year’s Aurora Gala is supporting research and innovation, and how YOU can support it

Patient-centered research is a cornerstone of Aurora Health Care. So much so, this year’s Aurora Gala will celebrate and benefit our research and innovation efforts. Cristy Garcia-Thomas, President, Aurora Health Care Foundation, sat down with Randall Lambrecht, PhD, president of Aurora Research Institute, about … Continue reading

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Our 2017 Aurora Gala Co-Chairs: Vivian and Tim Sullivan, and Marianne and Sheldon Lubar

Innovative health care is close to Vivian Sullivan’s heart For gala co-chairs Vivian and Tim Sullivan, donating their time and resources to health care research and innovation isn’t just something they do to give back to their community. They felt the direct impact … Continue reading

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Valerie’s story: Revolutionary neuroscience technology worth traveling for- all the way from Texas!

What started as a headache led to a trip from Texas to Wisconsin for the latest innovation in brain surgery. After many tests, Valerie Johnson, a 36-year-old Austin, Texas resident learned she was suffering from a life-threatening brain bleed. Her local doctor referred … Continue reading

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