A master plan for Southport Park is now but one step away from being on the city’s books.
The City Council voted unanimously Monday night in favor of a resolution to adopt the plan. A separate action, formalizing the plan as a part of the city’s zoning ordinances, will get a final vote June 3.
Who do you turn to when you’re facing a terminal or serious illness, but you’re still well enough to live a somewhat normal life? Palliative care experts — who usually operate in teams of doctors, nurses, social workers and spiritual advisers — work with seriously ill patients to make sure their last months or years on earth are as good as they can be.
“We’re not focused on trying to fix problems. We’re trying to alleviate symptoms and distress,” said Dr. Stephen Rommelfanger, the Milwaukee-based medical director of Aurora Palliative Care, Aurora Medical Group. “We’re trying to coordinate patients’ care better, enhance communication about what the disease is about and what the treatments are.”
A magnificent exhibit of watercolor paintings by the nation’s top artists in that medium is on display at the Kenosha Public Museum through Aug. 4.
The Transparent Watercolor Society of America is holding its annual national exhibit for the fifth straight year at the museum, which its leaders “discovered” on a visit here several years ago.