Intermountain Healthcare is offering pre-natal, palliative, physical therapy and other healthcare services in the comfort of a patient's home. The new program is called Intermountain at Home and in this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Intermountain Community-Based Care CNO,RN Rebekah Couper-Noles joins FM100.3 Host Rebecca Cressman and explains how the expansion of home care services can benefit patients and their family members.
Wasatch Adaptive Sports helps people with adaptive needs and their families engage in year-round recreational, educational, and social programs in Utah's mountains, trails, parks, rivers, and lakes. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3 Host Rebecca Cressman is joined by WAS's Executive Director, Elizabeth Jahp and Development Director Abbie Rice to explain how the largely scholarship-based programs help those with adaptive needs gain greater confidence, independence, and realize their potential. Program information is at WasatchAdaptiveSports.org
The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome is launching its first ever Play for Prevention initiative. The campaign encourages Utah families to celebrate kids through play and is partnering with FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention, where Utah families will find activities in the KidCon area April 19th-20th at the Salt Palace Convention Center. In this episode, Utah grandmother Joann Otten, the driving force behind Miley's Law that created a new online Child Abuse Registry, and Danielle Vazquez, the Director of Development of the NCSBS, join Host Rebecca Cressman. They explain how Utah communities and the Play for Prevention campaign can help prevent the shaking and abuse of children while supporting and educating families and caregivers. More info at PlayforPrevention.org.
In this weekend's edition of Utah Weekly Forum, Michelle Barber, known as the StyleQueenie joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman. Her popular blog, social media presence and new podcast available on FM100.com are all focused on helping women find empowerment by strengthening their self-confidence and embracing their individuality in style, health, and life.
Did you know that 94% of all crashes in Utah are caused by human error? That means nearly all crashes and road fatalities are avoidable. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman, UDOT's Safety Outreach Administrator Kristen Hoschouer, and Zero Fatalities Brand Director Steve Wright, explain what Zero Fatalities is doing to make Utah roads safer and what changes Utah drivers can make right now to save lives. Zerofatalities.com
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society , LLS, is very active in Utah and is dedicated to funding blood cancer research and patient access, advocacy, and services. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Man and Woman of The Year Campaign Director, Aleigh Hatten-Ward, and 2019 Woman of the Year Candidate, Madeline Sue Quayle Scott, join FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to explore just how vital it is to support the LLS this spring season.
The first week of April dozens and dozens of Utah's most talented artists and local restaurants will fill the Salt Palace Convention in Salt Lake City for Community Nursing Service's annual Art & Soup event. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Community Nursing Service's Kimberly Dansie and artist Araceli Selytin join FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to illustrate how the community's celebration of art helps provide compassionate charitable care to patients in need.
There is a special CT scan that can now detect calcium deposits in the coronary arteries. That means those with a risk for heart disease, can now get a Calcium Score and a clearer picture of how plaque is affecting their heart. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute's Cardiology Physician Assistant and Researcher, Viet Le, joins FM100.3 Rebecca Cressman. Le explains who might need a calcium score and how the score helps both clinicians and patients better decide what therapy will be best for their heart health.
The Utah Coalition Against Pornography is hosting the Salt Lake City 2019 UCAP Conference at the Salt Lake Convention Center. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Guest Host Rusty Keys talks openly with a married couple about their journey to recovery. Lifestar Network’s Dan Gray also joins the conversation to explain how the conference brings professional resources, support, and the latest research on pornography and its’ effects on communities, couples, and individuals in Utah and across the country.
The world's largest family history conference comes to Salt Lake City February 27th-March 2, 2019. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, RootsTech Content Director Tara Bergeson joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman to explore the new classes, speakers, resources and entertainment planned for RootsTech 2019. Use the code 19Interview to save 10% on registration on RootsTech.org.
One of the strongest predictors of whether teens will drop out of high-school, is whether they were suspended from school at an earlier time in their lives. But, Jessie Funk plans to change that with the opening of Ivy Ranch. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, the popular music artist turned PHD candidate, Jessie Funk joins FM100.3’s Rebecca Cressman to discuss the vision and philosophy behind a new ranch and camp built specifically to help troubled youth find hope and success in and out of the classroom
Death is a natural part of life, yet talking about loss and the eventual end of life can be so difficult that we avoid it completely. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Host Rebecca Cressman is joined by Primary Children's Hospital Bereavement Clinical Coordinator Leigh Ann Morse to explain how learning to talk about loss and death can bring us greater peace, support, and healing.
Each year Weber State University holds the Northern Utah Marriage Celebration, a date-night of workshops to strengthen marriage relationships. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Utah State University Extension's Naomi Brower and Dr. David Schramm join FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman and explain how the special event on February 8th, 2019 combines humor and practical information for married and anyone curious to sharpen their relationship skills. Tickets are available by calling 1-801-399-8207 or at www.marriagecelebration2019.eventbrite.com
Depression thrives on silence. That's why award-winning network journalist and best selling author, Jane Clayson Johnson, has opened the blinds and let the light in on her personal experience with serious depression and shared the deeply raw experiences of others facing this illness and its accompanying effects, stigmas, and treatment options. In this episode of Utah Weekly Forum, Jane Clayson Johnson joins FM100.3's Rebecca Cressman and explores Jane's new book, Silent souls Weeping: Depression, Sharing Stories Finding hope.