Especially for Men
Arthritis and You "Is Hip or Knee Pain Affecting Your Lifestyle?"
Understanding treatments available to maintain and improve the health of your joints is the first step in helping people of all ages lead more active lifestyles.
Join Prevea Orthopedic provider, Dr. Kirk Dimitris, as he discusses evaluation and management of hip and knee arthritis. Free gift and refreshments!
Living Well with Chronic Conditions Class
Classes are fun and interactive. Participants share their successes and build a common source of support. The workshop builds confidence around managing health, staying active and enjoying life!
Living Well with Chronic Conditions (the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program) is a 6-week workshop. It teaches real-life skills for living a full, healthy life with a chronic condition such as: cancer,diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain and anxiety.
Mature Driving Class
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: $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. Checks payable to AARP. Participants must bring their drivers license and AARP membership card to the class.
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.)
Prostate Cancer Support Group
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.
Snap-Crinkle-Pop: "What sounds does your joints make?"
Meet Prevea's newest orthopedics sports medicine surgeon and Green Bay native, Dr. Chad Zehms, at this free seminar to get your questions answered. Why does my knee crack or pop when I bend it? What's causing my hip pain? Why do I feel a shooting pain when I reach overhead?
Understanding treatments available to maintain and improve the health of your joints is the first step in helping people of all ages lead a more active lifestyle. If surgery ends up being the last option, watch the live demonstration of a hip scope to give you a clear understanding of what is seen during surgery and how it is treated.
Well Said: Loving the Food Label
Do you find yourself looking at food labels at the grocery store, at home or before you open a snack? Do you know what it all means? Do you find yourself getting frustrated? Then come to this informative nutrition label session, presented by Deb Guenterberg, MS,RD, CD. Deb will have many labels to look at and discuss or, better yet, bring some of your own labels that you have questions about. Do you have high blood pressure or cholesterol? Do you need to look at labels for diabetes? These questions and more will also be addressed.
Wisconsin Tobacco Quit Line
The Quit Line is free, sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW