GENEVA—When sleep patterns are affected, it could be Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). OSA is caused by a blockage of the airway, usually when the soft tissue in the rear of the throat collapses and closes during sleep.
BATAVIA—Elderday Center, a nonprofit adult day center in Batavia, recently named Traci Eggleston, MSW, its interim executive director.
GENEVA—The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center will host a presentation led by Monica Fawzy, a staff attorney at The Cancer Legal Resource Center, on Wednesday, May 25, from 7 to 9 p.m.
ELBURN—Elburn resident Tracey Marut passed away in September after a 10-year battle with colon cancer, but not before she made a big contribution to a place that had done so much for her and her husband Dave.
Kane County—The Kane County Health Department, the Illinois Department of Public Health Laboratories, and other local health departments have reported a recent increase in Salmonella ser. Typhimurium in Northeastern Illinois.
SUGAR GROVE—Residents living in and around the Sugar Grove community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture.
Geneva—Learn ways to cope with the physical and emotional effects of living with cancer during a Q&A session on Wednesday, May 11, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the LivingWell Cancer Resource Center.
ST. CHARLES—Feeling fat, frumpy and frazzled? Confused about the pros and cons of various weight loss programs? Would you like to learn how to overcome your adrenal balance, restore your thyroid and lose weight?
ELGIN—Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice, a nonprofit organization offering support for those with life-threatening illnesses and the bereaved, will hold a Memorial Walk for families who are grieving the death of a baby on Saturday, May 7, at 9 a.m
Batavia—Suicide Prevention Services is seeking hotline volunteers to help reduce and eliminate suicide and suicide attempts.
GENEVA—LWCRC will hold its sixth annual Bridge Walk to raise awareness and funds for the organization’s 50 programs and services.
SPRINGFIELD—The Illinois Tobacco QUITLINE has added weekend hours for the first time and expanded its daily hours of operation until 11 p.m. to provide more opportunities for Illinoisans trying to quit smoking.
Geneva—The LivingWell Cancer Resource Center will offer a panel discussion led by five cancer survivors, who will address the issues that each one of them faced once their treatment ended and how they dealt and are still dealing with them.
Geneva—For the month of April, Delnor’s Giving Tree will collect books for all ages and donate them to both Lazarus and Hesed houses.
Study looks at Kane’s health
KANE COUNTY—The County Health Rankings, a national study released recently, show once again that Kane County residents are some of the healthiest in the state.
Geneva—On Friday, April 15, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., certified Laughter Yoga Leader Terri Reasoner will present this fun form of exercise in the main lobby of Joliet Oncology and Hematology Associates, 2614 W. Jefferson St., Joliet.
Batavia—The Batavia Mothers Club Foundation will host its annual Fox Trot 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 16, at the Batavia Riverwalk (Island Avenue and Houston Street in downtown Batavia).
St. Charles—TriCity Family Services will host its 22nd Annual Benefit and Auction on Saturday, April 9, at the Hilton Garden Inn in St. Charles.
Springfield—Illinoisans are now able to find more information that can help them decide where to go for medical care.
GENEVA—Imagine repairing a hip through a few small surgical incisions, or using a patient’s owned cleansed blood cells to heal damaged tissue.