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  • January 2, 2020

    Ask an Expert – The Hinsdalean

    Developing a healthier diet does not need to be complicated. Small changes go a long way. Here are some easy tips to start your journey to better health: 1. Increase your fiber by eating more vegetables, fruit, whole grains, nuts,... More
  • January 2, 2020

    Nonprofits reach out to close decade – The Hinsdalean

    2019 marked a significant transition point for Wellness House, as Lisa Kolavennu the reins from retiring executive director Jeannie Cella, the organization’s leader since 2000. “In all the ways that the transition has been supported has been a real highlight and... More
  • December 5, 2019

    15 Fascinating Faces of 2019 | Lisa Kolavennu – Glancer Magazine

    Lisa Kollavennu, Downers Grove/Hinsdale Inspired by Wellness House in Hinsdale’s mission to support individuals with cancer to copiously feel better inside, utilizing a whole person approach, Downers Grove resident and Licensed Professional Counselor was recently named Executive Director of the... More
  • December 1, 2019

    Welcome to Wellness House – Hinsdale Magazine, The Giving Book Issue

    No matter how you're affected by cancer, all are welcome at Wellness House. Learn new skills, get information and join others by taking classes, practicing healthful living, reducing stress and more. All Wellness House programs and services are led by... More
  • December 1, 2019

    Joie De Vivre – Hinsdale Living

    Wellness House hosted its annual black tie fundraising ball, this year entitled, Joie De Vivre--Finding Joy While Living with Cancer, at the Ritz Carlton on October 5. Guests enjoyed creative cocktails and light bites, an exclusive wine auction, dinner, and... More
  • November 21, 2019

    Advice to caregivers: care for yourself – The Hinsdalean

    Caregiving requires individuals to employ a number of skills in a variety of roles - and to do so with a great degree of flexibility. "In many ways caregiving requires that you become ready for anything," said Ellen Nieman, an... More
  • November 14, 2019

    Wellness House Ball – Hinsdale Magazine

    The Joie de Vivre ball, chaired by Anna and Nick Fiascone, Sarah and Sam Richardson and Christine and John Trainer was an inspiring, sold-out event with 576 guests in attendance at the Ritz-Carlton in Chicago. $1.1 million was raised for... More
  • October 31, 2019

    Wellness House Fall Newsletter

    Lauren Hoffman exudes a warm energy and smile that can light up an empty room; a rare combination of bubbly and calm that draws you in. Her hair is shortly cropped after growing an inch or two since her last... More
  • October 15, 2019

    Healthy eating, diet after breast cancer – ABC 7

    We're about half way through Breast Cancer Awareness Month and one thing people might not have thought about during recovery is their diet. Angela Dennison, an Oncology Dietitian at Wellness House, joined ABC7 Chicago in the studio to give us... More
  • September 23, 2019

    National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is approaching, share these resources this October – ABC 7

    With National Breast Cancer Awareness Month approaching in October, health officials say it's a good time to talk about breast cancer screening. According to the federal Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, breast cancer is the second most common type... More