Archive for April 2013

A little furry comfort can help survivors cope

According to an online report on the Time Magazine website. Specially trained golden retrievers were sent to the city by The Lutheran Church Charities to provide relief to the community after the marathon attacks in Boston. These special canines are known as service dogs. They are allowed to go anywhere that the general public goes.... Read more »

Never underestimate your ability to deal with a life challenge

Mark Irpino of the DuPage County support group at Hinsdale Adventist Hospital, climbed thousands of stairs and also inspired others. On September 9, 2011, Mark suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm, or subacharonoid brain hemorrhage. After his release from the hospital in October, 2011 he was transferred to The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC). Even though... Read more »