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The Sun and Your Eyes: How to Safely View the Upcoming Solar Eclipse

By Nicole Klein, OD – Optometrist at The Eye Center at Southwest Health Witnessing a solar eclipse can be a memorable experience for all ages. The upcoming eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017 will be the first total eclipse in nearly 40 years. Although here in southwest Wisconsin we are too far north to witness [read more]

Start Your Summer Story Here

Summer comes, and your hair and your heart get lighter. Water gets warmer. Drinks get cold. Windows open. Music gets turned up. And nights get longer. Throughout our lives, the wonder of each summer always comes with its own story. As the sun shines and green things grow, every one of us, no matter our [read more]


No doubt we live in a beautiful state. Aaahhh… Wisconsin! And our corner of it is the most beautiful part. OK, we’re a little biased, but consider the friendly communities, green rolling hills and valleys full of life, the fields, the trees, and the great people. So many things make this area a great place [read more]

3 Easy Steps to better health and an inspiring community of people

Introducing the 2nd annual 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge! Come on Platteville! Energize your body, your family, and your community. The challenge is free. The benefits are priceless. Sign up online. And attend our launch event Friday, May 6th starting at 6:30 pm! Walk. As much as you want, when you want, whether you log 100 [read more]

A wake up call for everyone who eats

“It’s time to get real about food,” say the producers of the critically acclaimed documentary FED UP. The Huffington Post says it’s “A wake-up call for everyone who eats.” UNITE for Platteville, a group of engaged citizens working together for positive change in our communities, organized a public showing on Saturday of the movie to [read more]

Weight Loss – A Group Effort

SH employees team up to lose 250# – and here’s how! by Karla Vosberg Losing weight can be a long journey that can have many ups and downs along the way. I’ve been there. I’ve experienced the ups and downs. I tried the fad diets, sliming shakes, nutritional supplements, you name it. They didn’t work. But [read more]

Young At Heart Valentine’s Day Dinner

For people a little wiser today for having a few years behind them, we created Young At Heart. Our members are curious people, open to knew ideas and new friendships. The way we see it, staying young at heart means you stay more active and engaged. And in the long run, we believe it helps [read more]

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May the Holidays live forever in your heart!

Thank you to all who joined us last month! It’s not easy to follow a Super Social in which our room overflowed with good cheer and the many wonderful wines brought to us by Da Vine Wine and Stein on Main Street in Platteville and Sinnipee Valley Vineyard and Winery in Kieler. But, your YAH Advisory Board have [read more]

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SBS to host speaker during World Suicide Prevention Week

12.8 minutes. That is how often someone dies by suicide in this country every year. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death for Americans and for one family that painful reality of losing a child to suicide has propelled them to lend their voices to end the stigma of suicide. Terry and Patti Cullen [read more]