Wednesday, May 29
Presented by Tuscan Hall Banquet Center and Catering
Free for members, $5 for non-members
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
8:00 to 10 a.m.
Did you know research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that home modifications and repairs may prevent up to 50% of home accidents among seniors, including falls that take place in older homes? Nearly 90% of older adults want to age-in-place and maintain independence in their homes according to AARP. Shana Lebanowski, Injury Prevention Coordinator will provide a home safety check list to reduce your risk of injury and provide a discussion on common injuries due to falls that might cause traumatic brain injury, concussions and hip fractures. The Western Lakes Fire Department will provide tips on aging in place and keeping your home safe and comfortable through simple modifications to avoid fire hazards.
To register phone: 888-863-5502 or contact Trish Golden at 262-434-1248
Community Health Beat
Contrary to popular belief, substance abuse is not limited to one type of person but affects millions of people from many different backgrounds. According to the CDC binge drinking is a dangerous behavior for all ages. Binge drinking is most common in the Midwest, it is estimated 23.9% of adults in Wisconsin have binged. Heroin use is a part of a larger substance abuse problem. Nearly all people who used heroin also used at least 1 other drug- most used at least 3 other drugs. Join Holly Petrauskas, Psychotherapist, and learn how to prevent, reduce the risks of addiction.
Registration is required by phoning: 888o-863-5502 or contact Trish Golden at 262-434-1248.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Aurora Medical Center Summit
36500 Aurora drive
Summit, WI 53066