Pandemic brings attention to veteran isolation

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By Jenny Ly Medill Reports Veterans groups across the country are facing a different Memorial Day weekend this year unlike any other in the past. Traditional celebrations to commemorate our nation’s fallen heroes, such as parades, won’t be happening this year because of coronavirus. As the entire country nearly shut down due to executive stay-at-home […]

Personal trainer adapts to stay-at-home orders

By Allegra Zamore Medill Reports Personal trainers and fitness instructors are finding new ways to reach clients in their homes. Caitlin Akey, a personal trainer and Orangetheory Fitness coach, has been offering donation-based workout classes to keep her fitness community motivated over the last few months. Akey tells Medill Reports how she plans to ease […]