Category Archives: At the HEART of it all

The woman at the heart of an innovative collaboration

The Karen Yontz Women’s Cardiac Awareness Center, located inside Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, has been educating women about heart disease for many years. Ken Yontz  made the initial gift that helped start the center in honor of his late wife, Karen. The center is … Continue reading

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Lifesaving measures have arrived in Ozaukee County, thanks to donors like you!

Donors to Aurora Health Care Foundation’s When Minutes Matter campaign have helped purchase lifesaving technology that will assist 911 callers in an emergency. The technology is called Emergency Medical Dispatch, or EMD, and it’s one of five key components of … Continue reading

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Thankful to have her husband by her side, Gwen wants to “pay it forward”

In October of 2014, Peter Faust felt something “ripping” in his chest and his wife Gwen called 911. First responders took him to Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn where staff knew right away it was serious. They called Flight … Continue reading

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Aurora caregivers raise awareness about heart disease on Go Red for Women Day!

Caregivers all over Aurora Health Care’s footprint joined the rest of the country in wearing red today. Friday is National Go Red for Women Day to raise awareness about heart disease and women. CLICK HERE to see more Aurora photos! … Continue reading

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Knitters are needed for Little Hats, Big Hearts program!

If you or someone you know has special knitting skills, Aurora’s tiniest patients need your help! It’s part of a collaboration with Aurora Birthing Centers and the American Heart Association, called Little Hats, Big Hearts. The goal is to get … Continue reading

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Get INSPIREd! How YOUR gifts help your friends and neighbors LIVE WELL!

The Winter edition of Inspire magazine is out! This issue features an exciting new cancer campaign and many stories of impact related to cardiac care. It’s a way for you, the donor, to see how your gifts are making a … Continue reading

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Are you ready to get “heart healthy”? This might be the place to start.

The Karen Yontz Women’s Cardiac Awareness Center is full of ideas, resources and support for women to live active, healthy lifestyles and make heart health a priority. It’s located at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center and is a nationally recognized resource … Continue reading

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