Events & Education

November Programs

 

Chronic Kidney Disease

Join Nephrologist Samer Nasser, MD, as he explains the causes, stages and diagnosis of chronic kidney disease.

  • DATE: Tuesday, November 7
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810.

Concussions-What you Don't know could hurt you

Join Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton neurologist John Mahoney, MD, and Darryl Elliott, PT, of Elliott Physical Therapy, as they discuss concussions in young athletes. Topics include what is a concussion, the symptoms, treatment options and dangers of ignoring a concussion. This program is geared towards parents and their young athletes and is presented with the help of Milton Public Schools.

  • DATE: Tuesday, November 14
  • TIME: 7 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810.

Treatment for Headaches & Migraines

Do you suffer from chronic headaches or migraines? Pain Medicine Specialist Cyrus Yazdi, MD, will discuss the different types of headaches and migraines, how to manage symptoms and treatment options available.

  • DATE: Wednesday, November 15
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810.

January Events

Free Introduction to Tai Chi

Tai Chi is China’s national health exercise and a form of traditional Chinese medicine. The goal of traditional Chinese medicine is to enhance and balance the circulation of chi (energy) throughout the whole body. When your energy can be felt, you can use it to make things happen. Movements of Wu Style Tai Chi will be demonstrated. It has been shown that Tai Chi improves balance, fall prevention, cardio-respiratory function, mental control and flexibility. Ron Marcotte, Wu Style Tai Chi certified instructor, will conduct this demonstration with active participation by attendees. This class is open to all.

  • DATE: Tuesday, January 9
  • TIME: 7 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required, call 617-696-8810.

Tai Chi for Health

Tai Chi is a gentle, flowing progression of intentional, connected movements practiced as a form. Tai Chi is suitable for people of all ages and in all stages of fitness. Recent medical research indicates that Tai Chi can improve many aspects of health, including: balance, musculoskeletal strength and flexibility, cardio-respiratory function, cognitive function, immune function, and emotional well-being. In this course you will learn the movements of the Wu Style short form of Tai Chi. Emphasis will be on the fundamental principles of Tai Chi, including relaxed and mindful movement, proper structural alignment, and breath awareness. Ron Marcotte is a certified instructor in Wu Style Tai Chi.

  • DATE: Tuesdays, January 23- March 13
  • TIME: 7-8 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $80 for 8-week session. Pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.

BID-Milton reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any of our Community Education programs. The Public Relations office will attempt to notify pre-registered participants of any rescheduled or canceled program.