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 By Alexis Braden    Pulse    January 9, 2020

Misericordia goes country to benefit Heart of Mercy

The Misericordia Women's League will take its annual fundraiser off the March Madness court for a coun- try-music inspired fete with a goal to raise nearly a half a million dollars to help children...

 

Marijuana edibles pose real danger to kids and teens

Yum! Gummy bears, brownies and cookies are children's favorite treats, but when they are infused with marijuana, wrapped in appealing packaging and increasingly accessible, we are setting up a...

 

Assembly instills lifetime of service for local teens

After spending their first few months away at school, a group of students will return home to Hinsdale over winter break to celebrate their cumulative efforts volunteering and raising money for a...

 

Coping strategies to help manage holiday stress

We’re all at risk of being “overcooked” by holiday stress. Whether you’re a host or a guest, going out or staying in, spending time with others or alone, a variety of factors can impact our moods and stress levels. What will I serve for...

 

Help a caregiver during National Family Caregivers Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. The Alzheimer’s Association is recognizing and honoring the more than 15 million people across the U.S. who are currently caring for a person living...

 

Find a new fall favorite dish, drink with library's help

With a chill in the air, it's time for sweaters, apples and making something hearty on the stove. Fall is the perfect time to try to master baking or develop a signature cocktail. The Hinsdale Public...

 

Women philanthropists harness the power of 100

One newly formed organization is harnessing the power of 100 women philanthropists in one room, for one hour, to create a fierce fundraising powerhouse in our community. In 2017, Western Springs...

 

Women need to shift focus of caring to self

When does it start? When do women reach the point at which they begin to neglect their own physical and mental health to care for others? Frankly, most women eventually do this. Other people's needs...

 
 By Annie Krug    Pulse    September 19, 2019

Being of a 'certain age' has its perks, too

Bette Davis had it wrong. Remember her famous line? "Old age ain't any place for sissies." Seriously? What part of life is for sissies? Toddlers are on a straight uphill battle learning how to walk,...

 

Wellness House embodies joy at upcoming ball

It can be defined as an exultation of spirit or quite plainly the joy of everything, but one agency is seeking to turn “joie de vivre” into an everyday philosophy for those living with cancer....

 
 By Edith Lule    Pulse    September 5, 2019

Talk often is best advice for sex ed, other topics

Growing up I wish my mother had taken the onus of having certain conversations with me rather than leaning on my older siblings to navigate those "talks." As a parent who happens to be rather versed...

 
 By Molly Castor    Pulse    August 29, 2019

Author visit, voter registration, Birthday Bash all at Hinsdale Public Library this fall

Even though we start planning for our summer events and reading club in January, it still feels like summer passes in the blink of an eye. We could lament the shorter days and cooler weather, but we...

 

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