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  • 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
  • September 18, 2019

    A Fond Farewell – Hinsdale Magazine

    This year marks the end of an era at Wellness House in Hinsdale, as longtime president and CEO Jeannie Cella passes the baton to new executive director Lisa Kolavennu. Cella has been a fixture of the non-profit organization, which provides... More
  • September 12, 2019

    The Path to Wellness – Downers Grove Magazine

    If you're familiar with the work that Wellness House does, that probably means your life has been affected by cancer-either your own health crisis or a loved one's. The latter was the case for Downers Grove resident Lisa Kolavennu, whose... More
  • September 12, 2019

    Wellness House embodies joy at upcoming ball – The Hinsdalean

    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. “We all have a need... More
  • September 1, 2019

    Joie de Vivre – Hinsdale Living

    “Joy” is not a word typically associated with living with cancer, but at the Wellness House in Hinsdale, finding joy amid one of the most difficult situations life can throw at you is what it’s all about. When it came... More
  • September 1, 2019

    Belle of the Ball – Hinsdale Living

    When stepping on stage at Lyric Opera’s fabulous Art Deco opera house, it’s hard not to think about the opulent opening night ball it throws every year. But that’s just one fall event that many of us need to start... More