Wellness Survey to Create a Healthier Chippewa Valley
You can take the survey online (see link), and at the Eau Claire and Chippewa County Public libraries.
Starting October 6th, members of the community are encouraged to fill out a survey.
It has 14 questions and covers a variety of topics surrounding health issues in the Chippewa Valley.
You can take in online, and at the Eau Claire and Chippewa County Public libraries.
Healthy Eating on the Run
L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire
Let’s discuss ways to provide healthy snacks and meals to our families, even though we seem to always be on the run. Registration recommended. Presented by:
Katie Johnson, nutrition educator at Mayo Clinic Health System.
Tina Tharp, supervisor for Mayo Clinic Health System community engagement and wellness program.
Information & Reference, 715-839-5004
Help Make Altoona a Dementia Friendly Community
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Altoona Public Library, 1303 Lynn Ave, Altoona, WI 54720
Nearly all of us has experience of dementia in our families, circle of friends, church, or business, yet the stigma of dementia remains. Support people with dementia to remain part of the community, not apart from it. You are invited to learn about dementia and the small things you can do to make a difference in Altoona. Register online at adrcevents.org or call 715-839-4750. Dinner is provided, sponsored by Grace Lutheran Foundation.
Christina Jones, 715-839-5029, email@example.com
Help Make Eau Claire a Dementia Friendly Community
L.E. Phillips Memorial Library
Light Dinner and Information Session. Nearly all of us has experience of dementia in our families, circle of friends, church, or business, yet the stigma of dementia remains. Support people with dementia to remain part of the community...not apart from it. You are invited to learn about dementia and the small things you can do to make a difference.
Mount Washington Residence Assisted LIving
FREE Community event for everyone on how to keep your Heart Healthy! Refreshments will be served.
10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
A recent mayo clinic study found skin cancer increased nearly eightfold between 1970 and 2009 among middle aged men and women.
So, the Mayo Clinic Health System is trying to combat the issue.
The Care Awareness, Resources, & Education Fair will be doing free skin cancer checks, blood pressure, weight control, breast and testicular self-examinations, palliative and hospice care and healthy recipes.
8 a.m. to noon
Mayo Clinic Health System Cardiac Center, third floor, 1400 Bellinger St.
Free screening to help determine your risk for a heart attack and vascular disease includes: a full lipid panel (triglycerides, LDL, HDL and total cholesterol), blood sugar, blood pressure, circulation test of the legs, BMI (body mass index), waist/hip ratio and exercise evaluation. Fasting after midnight and a small blood draw are necessary. A nurse will go over the results. A packet of educational information will be provided. The screenings are held 8 a.m. to noon, the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, except holidays. This month’s screening are Sept. 8 and 22 in the Mayo Clinic Health System Cardiac Center, third floor, 1400 Bellinger St. This is a free service. For an appointment, call 715-838-5672. Space is limited.