Category Archives: Thrive

Real people who share how their lives were positively changed thanks to the care and programs they received at Aurora Health Care — even after receiving care.

Aurora Family Service: Building the foundations of family, neighborhood, community

Aurora Family Service (AFS) has a rich, 135-year history in providing services that prepare people to have healthy relationships and create strong family bonds.  AFS uses innovative programs to accomplish this, including in-home visits for new moms; family counseling services; … Continue reading

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How palliative care helps people like Dino live their best life

“The first person I met was Krin. She had the time to listen to me.” That’s Rodine “Dino” Retting, talking about Krin Kramer, a member of Dino’s palliative care team. “She became an advocate – and fought for me.” Dino … Continue reading

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Kenosha church starts clothing drive to help local survivors of sexual assault

See what a local church in Kenosha is doing to help survivors of sexual assault. Continue reading

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New healing gardens underway for cancer patients in Kenosha & Racine

The frigid temps won’t stop a new Healing Garden from being built outside the Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic in Kenosha. The new garden path and infrastructure are being developed, thanks to a generous $93,000 donation from supporters of the 2015 … Continue reading

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Paying it forward, thanks to an Angel

Roberto is proud to say he’s been sober from alcohol and drugs for the past six years. And he credits the life-changing decision to become sober to his son, Jose Angel. “When you look into those eyes, there’s that connection … Continue reading

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To tackle cancer, we need YOU on our team- Join a walk near you!

It’s time to step up and let our friends and loved ones battling cancer know WE’VE GOT THEIR BACKS! We are incredibly excited to announce the Lombardi Walks to Tackle Cancer are expanding this year, which means even more people on … Continue reading

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You gave 3,100 families a Thanksgiving meal this year

Thanks to the outpouring of support from donors in our community, Aurora Family Service assembled and distributed 3,100 bags of groceries – including a 12 pound turkey – to help families who otherwise couldn’t afford to make a Thanksgiving meal … Continue reading

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