Events & Education

June Events

October Events

A Pain in the Wrist

Are you experiencing numbness, pain or tingling in your hands and wrists? It could be carpal tunnel syndrome. Hand and wrist specialist Arriyan Dowlatshahi, MD, will discuss common hand and wrist ailments, symptoms and treatment options available.

  • DATE: Wednesday, October 24
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE:Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required, call 617-696-8810 to register.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. It is essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses and traumatic injuries. Your donation can save up to three lives!

  • DATE: Monday, October 29
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE:Nangeroni Education Center
  • Register: Walk-ins are welcome or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to schedule an appointment.

Could you have a Sleep Disorder

Tossing and turning in your sleep? Join Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Specialist Heidi O’Connor, MD, to learn more about common sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea and the health complications that could result from not getting a good night’s rest.

  • DATE: Tuesday, October 30
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE:Nangeroni Education Center
  • FREE, pre-registration required, call 617-696-8810 to register.

November Events

November Events

AARP Driver safety course

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

  • DATE: Friday, November 2
  • TIME: 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
  • PLACE: Conference Room A
  • COST: $20 per person or $15 for AARP members; checks payable to AARP. You MUST have your AARP number with you to receive the discount. Preregistration required, call 617-696-8810.

Safe Sitter

Safe-Sitter is a one-day course for young people 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 when to call for emergency help.

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

Diabetes and your feet

Diabetes can cause nerve damage and poor blood circulation, making feet vulnerable to skin sores (ulcers) and other complications. Podiatrist Kevin
Riemer, DPM, will discuss how to properly care for your feet if you have diabetes and prevent more serious conditions from developing.

  • DATE: Tuesday, November 6
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • FREE, pre-registration required, call 617-696-8810 to register.

What is joint replacement revision surgery?

A total joint replacement surgery (knee or hip) is one of the most successful orthopedic procedures of the twentieth century. However, some procedures
will fail and require a second surgery, called revision knee or hip replacement. Orthopedic Surgeon Michael Baratz, MD, will explain signs of a failing replacement, the process of revision surgery and surgery outcomes.

  • DATE: Tuesday, November 13
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • FREE, pre-registration required, call 617-696-8810 to register.

November Event

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. 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, January 8
  • 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, January 15 - April 2
  • TIME: 7-8 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $120 for 12-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.