Especially for Men
AARP Smart Driver Course
Students learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, and rules of the road. They find out how to safely adjust their driving to compensate for normal age-related changes in vision, hearing, and reaction time. There are no written tests or behind-the-wheel training. Fee: $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Checks payable to AARP. Participants must bring their drivers license and AARP membership card to the class.
Falls are a leading cause of injury. If you experience dizziness or loss of balance, consider this 15-minute screening to assess your balance.
Living Beyond Prostate Cancer
This support group provides men with information about prostate cancer, treatment, side effects, and how to cope with the disease and its treatment. Men can share their concerns at this free forum. Registration is not required.
Multisport HelmetsDaily at St. Nicholas Hospital's Emergency Department.
80% of bicycle-related head injuries can be prevented with properly fitted bicycle helmets. Multisport helmets provide extra protection for scooter and rollerblade enthusiasts, too. Sizes for toddlers through adults. All helmets are properly fitted to the wearer. Fee: $15.
Available: April through September, Monday-Sunday, 8:00a.m.-Noon each day (based on ER volume there maybe waiting time involved.)
Men and women over the age of 50 with the following risk factors should consider having this screening:
*High blood pressure
*Family history of heart disease
Results are available the same day and you will meet with one of our vascular specialists to review your results and answer questions.
Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line
The Quit Line is free, sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW