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Winona Health events October 10 - 18 (10/07/2012)
Alzheimer’s & Other Related Dementias Support Group

Wed October 10, 6 – 7 p.m.

Winona Health, Parkview Conference Room, 855 Mankato Ave., Winona. Please join us for open discussion and support in an informal group setting to ask questions, discuss concerns, and to share your experience with others. For more information, contact Cheryl Krage at 507.494.7496.

Stroke Therapy Support Group

Wed October 10, 6 – 7 p.m.

Winona Health Sarnia Square, 2nd floor, 420 E. Sarnia, Winona

NEW quarterly support group. Winona Health Speech Language Pathologist, Carol Meyer-Boldon, CCC, SLP will facilitate a quarterly support group for those who have had a stroke and are undergoing or have under gone rehabilitation. Individuals can ask questions, share tips with others who may be experiencing similar challenges, and talk with others who are living with or caring for a person who has had a stroke. The group will meet the second Wednesday in January, April, July and October. Free. Contact Carol Meyer-Boldon at cmeyerboldon@wi​nonahealth.org or 507.457.4329.

Free Depression Screening

Thu October 11, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Winona Health 3rd floor, B.A. Miller Auditorium, 855 Mankato Ave. Winona

Common symptoms of depression include any of the following: • A persistent feeling of sadness • Loss of pleasure in usually enjoyable activities • Feeling of hopelessness, helplessness and worthlessness • Changes in sleep patterns and appetite • Loss of energy • Restlessness • Thoughts of death or suicide No appointment is necessary for this free and confidential screening. The screening will take approximately 30 minutes. For more information or to learn more about Winona Health Psychiatric & Counseling Services, call 507.454.2606.

Preparing for Childbirth weekend class

Fri October 12, 6 – 8:30 p.m. and Sat October 13 5, 8 – 3:30 p.m.

Winona Health, 855 Mankato Ave., Women’s Health Center, clinic 3rd floor

This class will help expectant parents learn how to positively cope with the emotional and physical changes that occur during pregnancy and birth. Registration required: online at winonahealth.org or call: 507.457.4491.

Senior Living at Watkins Free Music Friday featuring Dave Kiral

Fri October 12, 1 – 4 p.m.

Watkins Great Hall, 175 East 7th Street, Winona. Music begins at 2:30. Come early or stay after to tour Watkins assisted living. To schedule a private tour at your convenience, or for more information, call 507.494.7400.

Flu Shot Clinic

Sat October 13, 8:30 – 11 a.m.

Winona Health, clinic 1st floor

Healthcare providers recommend that all infants over six months, children and adults, including women who are pregnant, get a flu vaccine. Getting vaccinated not only helps protect you from the flu, it helps protect those you come in contact with. Vaccines will be administered as shots (no Flu Mist during Flu Shot Clinics). Staff will bill to insurance and/or Medicare for your convenience. Participants also have the option of a cash payment of $32. No appointment is necessary during the Flu Shot Clinics. Those under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. If you’d like more information, contact your primary care provider’s office at Winona Health 507.454.3680.

Senior Living at Watkins Free Music Mondays and Tours featuring Kent Larson

Mon October 15, 1 – 4 p.m.

Watkins Great Hall, 175 East 7th Street, Winona. Music begins at 2:30. Come early or stay after to tour Watkins assisted living. To schedule a private tour at your convenience, or for more information, call 507.494.7400.

All About Baby

Tue October 16, 12 – 1:30 p.m.

Winona Health, Women’s Health Center, clinic 3rd floor, 859 Mankato Ave., Winona. Weekly drop-in group for parents to weigh their baby, get answers to questions and meet other parents. New parents and expecting parents are welcome. Meeting facilitators are Robyn Hinz, RN, IBCLC and Jenni McHugh, Baby Connections facilitator and certified parent educator. 507.457.7701.

Little Ones Remembered Outreach Group

Tue October 16, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Watkins Manor Great Hall, 175 E. Wabasha, Winona.

Little Ones Remembered Outreach Group is focused on supporting families who have experienced a loss through miscarriage. It is a safe and accepting place to talk to others who have also experienced the loss of a baby. Meets third Tuesday of each month, January through November. Free, no registration required.

Breakfast with the Experts: Alcoholism in the Workplace

Wed October 17, 7:30 – 9 a.m.

Winona Health campus, 855 Mankato Ave, B.A. Miller Auditorium 3rd floor

Winona Health’s Occupational Health team invites area Human Resources and workplace safety professionals to RSVP for Breakfast with the Experts: Alcoholism in the Workplace.

Todd Hoffe, a licensed drug and alcohol counselor at Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center (HVMHC) will discuss signs and symptoms of alcohol abuse in adults and specific techniques for addressing possible substance abuse by a coworker or employee. Todd also will provide information about the various programs that are available through HVMHC to assist with overcoming addiction, including the employee assistance program for evaluation and assessment of possible abuse or addiction. There is no charge for the program but reservations are required by Monday, October 15. A complimentary breakfast is included. To RSVP online: winonahealth.org/breakfast or call 507.457.4161.

COPD Support Group

Wed October 17, 2:30 – 3:20 p.m.

Winona Health, Lake Winona Manor classroom, 865 Mankato Ave

Winona Health respiratory therapist, Bob Elam, RT, facilitates this monthly support group for people dealing with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  This support group offers an opportunity to ask questions, share tips with others who may be experiencing similar challenges and to talk with others who are caring for a person who has COPD. Meetings are the third Wednesday of every month. There is no charge. Those who have questions may contact Bob Elam at relam@winonahealth.org or 507.452.7940.

Prostate Cancer Screening $15

Thu October 18, 7:30-9:30 a.m. and 4 – 6 p.m.

Winona Health campus, clinic 2nd floor

American Cancer Society guidelines recommend that men make an informed decision with their primary healthcare provider about whether to be tested for prostate cancer. $15 fee will be collected (cash or check accepted) at registration. Appointments are encouraged, and walk-ins will be accepted as time permits. Call 507.454.3680.  

 

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