New online program to train caregivers, Using geothermal power in the home

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A caregiver helps an elderly man get dressed
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Two state health department officials explain a new program aiming to address Wisconsin’s shortage of caregivers. Later, an Illinois researcher discusses the potential ways geothermal power could be used in the Midwest.

Featured in this Show

  • Free online program seeks to train 10,000 Wisconsin caregivers

    A new free online program offered through the Wisconsin Department of Health Services seeks to train and certify 10,000 caregivers. We talk with the department about the program and the ongoing need for caregivers.

  • Heating your home through geothermal power

    The Midwest is a prime location for geothermal heating, according to the University of Illinois. We talk with a principal researcher at the Illinois Geological Survey about the potential of geothermal power in the Midwest and beyond.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Jamie Kuhn Guest
  • Kevin Coughlin Guest
  • Yu-Feng Lin Guest

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