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Updated September 20, 2017
 

 



Hike for Health, 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays through October, Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Ave., in Whitnall Park. Walk for 30 minutes to 90 minutes. $3 parking per car; free for Friends of Wehr members. 414-425-8550.  

BloodCenter of Wisconsin’s blood drives in Milwaukee County:

n 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Todd Wehr Center, 1025 N. Broadway, Milwaukee.  

n 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Marquette University, 824 16th St., Milwaukee.

Donors can schedule an appointment by calling 1-877-BE-A-HERO (1-877-232-4376) or visiting www.bcw.edu.

Parkinson’s Disease: Living Well, 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel, 375 S. Moorland Road, Brookfield. The Wisconsin Parkinson Association, in partnership with Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin, will hold a free program on Parkinson’s disease for people with Parkinson’s disease, their care partners, friends and family, as well as professionals who work with the Parkinson’s community. Registration is required at wiparkinson.org or 414-312-6990. Contact Wisconsin Parkinson  Association with questions at 414-312-6990.  

Getting to Know Medicare, 6 p.m. Monday, the Muskego Public Library, S73-W16663 Janesville Road. The class will acquaint current and future Medicare beneficiaries with the four parts of Medicare and more. Free. For more information, contact Elke Saylor, Adult Services librarian, esaylor@cityofmuskego.org, 262-971-2116.  

Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore Blood Drive, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 21, 5900 S. Lake Drive, Cudahy. Appointments encouraged, walk-ins welcome. 877-232-4376 or visit bcw.edu/Aurora SS.  

Grieving the Death of a Partner, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., starting Sept. 26, St. Luke's Hospital, 2900 West Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee. This eight-week program is offered to anyone in the community who has lost a partner to death. Call Mary Anne at 414-423-7139 for information or to register.  

Fifth annual Zachariah’s Acres’ fifth annual Trail Run, Walk and Roll, 10 a.m. Oct. 14, Zachariah's Acres, N74-W35911 Servants’ Way, town of Oconomowoc. The 10K and 5K fun runs begin at 10 a.m. and 1K family walk and roll starts at 11 a.m. Register before Oct. 1 and receive a T-shirt. All proceeds benefit children with special needs. 10K trail run for 13 and older is $45, $35 for 5K trail run, walk and roll, while family walk and roll is $15. Learn more and register at www.zachariahsacres.org.

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. Mary Anne, 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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