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Updated Feb. 16, 2017
 
     



 

Immunization Clinics, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 23 and 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 28, West Allis Health Department, 7120 W. National Ave., West Allis. By appointment only. 414-302-8600.  

Blood drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, St. Martin of Tours Parish gym, 7963 S. 116th St., Franklin. On behalf of  BloodCenter of Wisconsin. For an appointment, call Barbara or Jim, 414-427-6341, or visit bcw.edu/stmartin. Non-parishoners are welcome. Walk-ins are accepted. Bring photo ID or a donor card.  

Suicide Prevention: Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Milwaukee Public Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. Available to parents, friends, teachers, ministers, medical and mental health professionals - anyone who wants to know more about keeping the ones they care about from dying by suicide. QPR training is led by a certified QPR gatekeeper trainer. This training is not recommended for someone who has lost a loved one within the past six months.  

Post-Traumatic Stress: Understanding and Moving Forward, 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 25, Milwaukee Public Library - Forest Home Library, 1432 W. Forest Home Ave., Milwaukee. Learn the signs and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, basic coping strategies to help manage symptoms and resources on where to seek help.  

“Heart Healthy: Strong Women & Men Live Well” by Dr. Miriam Nelson, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Milwaukee Marriott West in Pewaukee, on Highway F north of Interstate-94. Interactive sessions by health professionals include nutrition, exercise, weight management and stress management. Registration is required; ProHealthCare.org/Classes or  262-928-2745. Free.  

Senior Breakfast Club: Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s - Unraveling the Mystery, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. March 7, Aurora Medical Center - Summit, 36500 Aurora Drive, Summit.  The warning signs of Alzheimer's disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. Jennifer Harders, Community Outreach coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, will lead the workshop. Registration is required by phoning 888-863-5502. For more information contact Trish Golden at 262-434-1248 or trish.golden@aurora.org.  

Heroin Awareness Event, 6 p.m. March 15, Muskego Circle, S63-W13694 Janesville Road, Muskego. Begins with resource fair, followed by speakers, and Q&A at 8 p.m.Appropriate for middle school students and up. Speakers include Wisconsin Department of Justice representative, local mother on how herioin affected her family, Waukesha County Drug Unit detective and a recovering heroin addict. RSVP to shelly.wohler@thrivent.com or 414-433-4870.  

Addicted Loved Ones Family Support Group, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. first and third Thursdays, Brooklife Church, 857 S. Rochester St., Mukwonago. Confidential and nonjudgmental group that shares and learns from others in similar situations.  Learn how to support addicted loved ones without enabling and find support for ourselves. Call Jennifer 262-378-4470, ext. 221 or visit brooklife.org/familysupportgroup.  

Caregivers Support Group for the Disabled or Elderly, 10:30 a.m. to noon first Saturday of each month, Wheaton St. Francis Hospital, 3237 S. 16th St., Milwaukee. Free parking; take the visitor elevator to the eighth-floor conference room.  No early registration required. Louise, 414-645-9095.  

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

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.  

Women's Grief Support Group, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. first Thursday of each month, Room F on the lower level of St. Luke's Hospital, 2900 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. Open to any woman who has suffered the loss of a loved one due to death. For more information, call Mary Anne at 414-423-7139.  

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.  

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.  

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.  

Good Mourning Coffee Break Grief Support Group, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. second Monday of the month, Life Enrichment Center at Shorehaven, 1306 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. 262-223-3823 or meimon@stillwaterscenter.org.  

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.  

Men’s Grief Support Group, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. second Thursday of each month, Room F on the lower level of St. Luke’s Hospital, 2900 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. This group is open to all men who have suffered the loss of a loved one due to death. For more information, contact George, 414-423-7139.  

Naloxone training for friends and families of opiate users, the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at The Healing Corner, 19115 W. Capitol Drive, Suite 117, Brookfield. For more: 262-781-0240, ext.1005, or  familyserviceshc@gmail.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.

 

 

 

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