Events & Education

May

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, care for an infant or child, and calling for emergency help.

  • DATE: Saturday, May 17
  • TIME: 9 AM - 3 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $50. Pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.
Injuries & Contact Sports

From hamstring pulls to hard tackles, contact sports often go hand-in-hand with many types of injuries. Orthopaedic surgeon Ben Thompson, MD, will discuss the dangers of concussion; shoulder, knee, and ankle injuries; treatment options; long-term recovery and strategies for reducing risk. This event is a must for young athletes and their parents, coaches and trainers.

  • DATE: Thursday, May 22
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.
"The Conversation About Healthcare Decisions" Made Easier

Making decisions about a loved one’s health care can be very distressing. Sponsored by BID-Milton’s Ethics Committee, join Mark Hodgman, MD, Case Management Director Marian-Girouard Spino, RN, MSN; Chief Nursing Officer, Lynn Cronin MSN, RN, CNL; and Clinical Social Worker, Patty Wills, LCSW and learn valuable strategies for discussing and making difficult end-of-life decisions, and how to meet your loved one’s needs. Review the topic of healthcare proxy and have your questions answered.

  • DATE: Wednesday, May 28
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.

June

Running Clinic with Milton Boot Camp

Join Maureen Conlon of Milton Boot Camp on an early morning calorie-burning run that covers 4-5 miles. Each week will be a different route. All levels welcome. Warm-up, cool-down and abs included. Bring water and lots of energy!

  • DATE: Mondays, June 2-30 (5 weeks)
  • TIME: 5:30 AM
  • PLACE: Highland entrance of BID-Milton
  • COST: $50, Call 617-696-8810 to register.

Healthy Lifestyle with Milton Boot Camp
Do you know how much protein, fat and carbohydrates should be in your diet? How many calories you should be consuming daily-with and without exercise? Healthy Lifestyle covers these topics and also includes fitness testing - recovery heart rate, flexibility, blood pressure, weekly weigh-in. Lastly, there will always be an exercise component so come ready to workout!

  • DATE: Tuesdays, June 3- July 16 (6 weeks)
  • TIME: 7- 8:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $90, Call 617-696-8810 to register.
Prescription Drugs: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

A presentation by District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey and experts from the District Attorney’s Office describing how prescription and over-the-counter drugs can impact your life. A discussion featuring D.A. Morrissey and David Morgan, RPh, Safe Prescribing consultant, about ways in which medications can affect your behaviors, the environment, and the importance of safe handling of your medications for environmental safety and crime prevention.

  • DATE: Wednesday, June 4
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.
Cholesterol: How Low Do I Need To Go?

If you’re confused about your cholesterol levels or good cholesterol vs. bad cholesterol, you’re not alone. Cardiologist W. Kin Fung, MD, will offer simple explanations to cholesterol readings, what levels you should strive for, and how to reach those healthy goals using diet and exercise and other cholesterol management tools.

  • DATE: Thursday, June 5
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.
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, June 6
  • 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 to register.

Social Dance Sampler
Get your heart pumping while learning some new dance moves! These workshops are a great introduction to the Waltz, Foxtrot and Tango. You will learn the three main ingredients of these dances: the foot work, rhythm and lead or follow. Singles and couples welcome! Please bring leather sole shoes or socks to dance in.

  • DATE: Mondays, June 16 and 23
  • TIME: 6:30 - 8:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $40 per person for 2 weeks payable to Piazza Dance. Call 617-696-8810 to register.
Take Charge of Your Health

When it comes to your health, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. In this lecture Primary Care Physician Minh Nyugen, MD, will discuss the many measures you can take to head illnesses off at the pass, including what routine screenings are recommended and when you should get them and discuss the key questions you should ask your doctor during an annual physical exam.

  • DATE: Wednesday, June 18
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.
Sleep Apnea-What You Need to Know

You’ve probably heard about the usual problems associated with sleep apnea, such as feeling tired during the day. But sleep apnea can have more serious health effects, such as increasing your risk of high blood pressure and possibly heart failure. Join Pulmonologist and Primary Care Physician Saras Muppana, MD, and learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatment options available for sleep apnea.

  • DATE: Wednesday, June 25
  •  TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.

July

Tai Chi For Healthy Aging

Balance has been shown to decrease with age. However, some aspects of balance can be enhanced through training. Older adults who practice Tai Chi fall less and are less afraid of falling. Ron Marcotte is a qualified instructor of Brookline Tai Chi’s 15-year-old program, "Tai Chi for Healthy Aging," which consists of simplified Tai Chi exercises that focus on fall prevention by improving balance and facilitating greater relaxation through better breathing. Emphasis is on weight shifting, postural alignment, coordinated movements and synchronized breathing aligned with the Tai Chi movements.

  • DATE: Tuesdays, July 22 - September 9
  • TIME: 6:30-7:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  •  COST: $80 for 8-week session payable to Ron Marcotte. Pre-payment and pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.

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