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The Basics: Memory Loss and Alzheimer's Disease

United Church of Christ 50712 Main Street, Osseo, WI
An education program by the Ahzheimer's Association


Healthy Hearts

Mount Washington Residence Assisted LIving
FREE Community event for everyone on how to keep your Heart Healthy! Refreshments will be served.

Jane Forrestal
(715) 834-3400

An Overview of Key Issues in Geriatric Mental Health

Sacred Heart Hospital Community Auditorium, 900 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI
Recognizing and treating the unique symptoms of geriatric mental disorders requires specialized knowledge. While current research in geriatric mental disorders provides us with data on evidence-based screening and treatment, there is a shortage of health and human service professionals with training in geriatric mental health. This seminar focuses on screening and treatment of depression and anxiety disorders in the elderly. By participating in this program you will better understand and be able to collaboratively work with providers to treat the complexities of geriatric mental disorders.

Participants in this program will learn via multiple teaching methods including lecture-discussion, case studies, role plays and video.

Brett Schroedel

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.


C.A.R.E. Fair

Oakwood Mall
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.


Cardiovascular Screening

Sep 8, 2011 8 a.m. to noon

Sep 22, 2011 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.