Events & Education

May Events

Safe Mental Health First Aid TraininMental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help. Mental Health First Aid teaches about recovery and resiliency – the belief that individuals experiencing these challenges can and do get better, and use their strengths to stay well. Taught by clinicians from South Shore Mental Health. Classes occur over three weeks for a total of eight hours.

  • DATE: Tuesdays, May 8, 15, 22
  • TIME: 6-8:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810.

Peripheral Artery Disease

Are you experiencing cramping, pain or tiredness in your legs or hips while walking? You could have peripheral artery disease or P.A.D. Join General and Vascular Surgeon Gregory Kechejian, MD, as he explains the symptoms, risk factors and latest treatment options available.

  • DATE:Wednesday, May 16
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center C
  • OST: FREE, pre-registration required, call 617-696-8810.

June Events

June 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. Tai Chi is an exercise through which you learn how to relax your body and feel your energy. When your energy can be felt, you can use it to make things happen. 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 free and open to all.

  • DATE: Tuesday, June 5
  • TIME: 7 PM
  • PLACE:Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required, call 617-696-8810 to register.

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, June 12 - August 28
  • TIME: 7-8 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $120 for 12-week session. Pre-registration required. Call 617-696-8810 to register.

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

  • DATE: Saturday, June 23
  • TIME: 9 AM - 3 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $50, pre-registration required. Space is limited! Call 617-696-8810

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.