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Total Health Fest

Oakwood Hills Independent Living, 4316 Oakwood Hills Pkwy, Eau Claire, WI 54701
As an active aging event in the Chippewa Valley, we strive to provide our community with the resources needed to live a healthy life physically, mentally, and financially.

Tricia Hanson, 715-831-8003,

Weight Loss and Management with Hypnosis

Korger-Chestnut 140 W Elm Street Chippewa Falls, WI
Lose weight now and keep it off with the natural use of hypnosis. Harness the power of your own mind to change
your relationship with food, drink and movement. Learn how we can communicate our conscious goals and wishes to our
powerful subconscious minds. Come and join Richard Marano, B.S., C.H. the Chippewa Valley's most experienced
hypnotherapist for a night of enhancing yourself through
hypnosis. To register (715) 720-3749 Deadline to register is Jan. 5. Richard is offering this unique opportunity at a
greatly reduced rate for Voyagers. $10 per person For further information about what will be covered during this class, Richard asks you give him a call at (715) 861-5355

(715)-720-3749 to register

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.