Events & Education

October

Depression Across the Lifespan

Depression is a serious illness that affects millions of people throughout the world. It doesn't have any boundaries as far as race, socioeconomic status, education or gener, and can happen to anyone at any time including, children and adolescents. Join Licensed Pyschologist Phillip Quinn, Sc.D., from South Shore Mental Health, to increase your awareness of this illness and learn how the warning signs and symptoms are different across the lifespan.

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

AARP Driver Safety Program

Sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and hosted at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton, this program is a comprehensive “refresher” driving course developed for drivers aged 50 and over.  Please bring a lunch. 

  • DATE: Friday, October 31
  • TIME: 10 AM to 3 PM, with a break for lunch   
  • PLACE: Conference Room A
  • COST: $20 per person or $15 for AARP members; payable to AARP.  You MUST have your AARP number with you to receive the discount.  Pre-payment and pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810.

November

Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation

Breathe, stretch, and strengthen your body and mind. Rejuvenate, restore and renew your spirit and attitude towards life. Become more grounded in the present moment through the art of yoga and meditation. Fern Ross Israel, M.A., L.M.H.C., brings 30 years of experience teaching yoga.

  • DATE:  Tuesdays, November  4 through December 2
  • TIME:  7:00 -8:30 PM  
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $75/5 week session, payable to Fern Ross Israel. Pre-payment and pre-registration required.  Call 617-696-8810

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

More than Just a Senior Moment: Geriatric Nurse Practitioners and Curry College Professors Maureen O’Shea, DNP, AGPCNP-BC and Barbara Pinchera RN, MSN, DNP will discuss changes in memory that occur as we age, warning signs that might indicate dementia and what seniors and caregivers should be on the lookout for to address with a physician.

  • DATE: Wednesday, November 5th
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810

Understanding Addiction

Are you worried about a parent, child or colleague? Learning about the nature of drug abuse and addiction—how it develops, what symptoms to look for, and why it can have such a powerful hold—will give you a better understanding of the problem and how to best deal with it. It’s important to know that you’re not alone. Learn more about local resources available and where to go for help. Presented by a team of councelors from Interfaith Social Services.

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

Safe-Sitter

Safe-Sitter is a one-day course for young persons, ages 11-13, before they begin actively baby-sitting.  Safe-Sitter uses discussion, practice and role-playing to teach participants more about: how to handle emergencies, safety precautions, rescue breathing techniques, care for a choking infant or child and calling for emergency help. 

  • DATE: Saturday, November 8  
  • TIME: 9 AM – 3 PM  
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center  
  •  COST: $50 payable to BID-Milton, pre-payment and pre-registration required.  Space is limited!  Call 617-696-8810.

Is Your Joint Pain Slowing you Down?

If pain is preventing you from keeping fit and active, it may be time to consider joint replacement surgery. Join Orthopaedic Surgeon Michael Berry, MD, for a discussion of joint pain, its treatments, and surgical advancements that can get you home after surgery and back on your feet faster than ever.

  • DATE: Wednesday, November 19th  
  • TIME: 6:30 p.m.
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810

 

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