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Updated August 27, 2015
 





 

 

Maximizing Your Medicare Benefits, presented by Debbie Bisswurm, an outreach specialist with the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources, 1 p.m. Sept. 3, Brookfield Public Library Community Room, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield. 262-782-4140, option 1.

Free health screening for high blood pressure, diabetes or kidney disease, 8 a.m. Sept. 12, Salvation Army, 445 Madison St., Waukesha. ProHealth Care and the National Kidney Foundation are offering the screening. Schedule an appointment by calling 262-821-0705 or visiting www.kidneywi.org.

Good Friend Sibshops Celebrate Siblings of Children with Special Needs, monthly events for children 8 to 13 who have a brother or sister with a brain-based disability allowing them to connect over games and activities in a unique way. They’re held from 9 a.m. to noon on the following Saturdays during the 2015-16 season: Sept. 12, Oct. 3, Nov. 7, Dec. 5, Feb. 6, March 12, April 9 and May 7 at Carroll University’s Center for Graduate Studies, 2140 Davidson Road, Waukesha. Cost is $15 per child for one session or any three sessions per participant over the school year for $30. Children must be registered to participate. For more information or to register, contact Good Friend co-founder Denise Schamens at 262-391-1369 or denise@goodfriendinc.com.

Dentistry from the Heart, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14, Advanced Dental Treatment Center, 10707 W. Beloit Road, Greenfield. Dr. William Carini’s practice will try to see 30 patients free on first-come, first-served basis. Contact: 414-258-9630.  

Afternoon of Self-care for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease,  with Marquette University physical therapy students, Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, and The Parkinson’s Dance Class, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 6, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. Free. Register at danille.parker@marquette.edu or 414-288-3179.

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Fundraiser: Climbing for a Cure, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 12, US Bank Building, 777 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. http://wisconsin.cff.org/climb.

Outpatient neurological support group, first Tuesday of each month, Aurora Medical Center, 36500 Aurora Drive, Summit. www.aurora.org or 262-434-2600.

Hike for Health, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through early November, at Wehr Nature Center in Whitnall Park, 9701 W. College Ave., Franklin, 414- 425-8550.

Ostomy support group, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. first Wednesday of each month, Aurora Health Center, 9200 W. Loomis Road, Franklin. 414-421-1090.

Tai chi and Qigong classes, Mondays, Lake Park Lutheran Church, 2647 N. Stowell Ave., Milwaukee. $35 per month. 414-350-5248 or www.ymaawisconsin.com.

Gilda’s Club young survivors wellness group, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. second Wednesday of each month, Christ Church, 13460 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon, 414-962-8201; Gilda’s Club breast cancer networking, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., second Tuesday of each month; Relaxation Techniques Workshop, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Gilda’s Club family and friends group, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. weekly on Thursdays; Gilda’s Club gynecological cancer networking, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. fourth Monday of each month; Gilda’s Club post-treatment networking, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. first Wednesday of each month; Gilda’s Club wellness group, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Jewish Community Center, 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Whitefish Bay. 414-962-8201, ext. 102.

Fibromyalgia support group, 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m., every other Monday, Advanced Pain Management Office, 7400 W. Rawson Ave., Suite 143, Franklin, 262-456-7242 or 262-902-7673.

Survivors of Suicide, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. third Monday of the month, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Waukesha, 217 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. 262-524-8886.

Diabetes support group, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. second Monday of the month, Community Memorial Hospital, W180-N8085 Town Hall Road, Menomonee Falls. 262-251-1000.

 

 

     
 

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