Wellness Classes - A Healthier You
This program hosted by UW Cancer Center Johnson Creek and sponsored by the American Cancer Society and the Personal Care Products Council, teaches beauty techniques to femail cance patients to help the combat the appearance-related side effects of cancer treatment.
This 10-week weight-management program is designed specifically for families (with children ages 8 - 15 years old) who are looking for ways to incorporate healthier eating and fitness habits into their everyday lifestyle. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Heidi Jennrich and Occupational Therapist, Alyssa Maurer, will cover a different topic each week related to diet and exercise and each class will include a family activity utilizing Fort HealthCare's new Railyard fitness equipment. Railyard Fitness is an indoor, portable, obstacle course that has received rave reviews from physical education, athletic conditioning, personal training and institutional fitness experts worldwide. There are only two in Wisconsin and one is right here in your backyard!
What exactly is bariatric LAP-BAND® surgery for treatment of obesity, and is it the answer for you? Marc Erickson, MD, will discuss minimally invasive bariatric surgery and who is a good candidate for the procedure.