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WORKSHOP SCHEDULES:

 

Franklin 2019 Schedule

Victory of the Lamb
11120 W Loomis Rd., Franklin

Thursday, December 12 – Scams, Scams and more Scams – Be Aware – 1:00pm – 2:30pm 

Franklin 2020 Schedule

We will meet the 2nd Thursday of the month 1:00pm – 2:30pm
Love Thy Neighbor Informative Workshops for Seniors
Our goal is to tell you things that you don’t know!
Free Refreshments – Free Raffles – Free Admission – Free Fun, too!

January 9, 2020
February 13, 2020
March 12, 2020
April 9, 2020
May 14,2020


Milwaukee 2019 Schedule

Wilson Park Senior Center
2601 W Howard Ave.,  Milwaukee

Thursday, December 19 – Scams, Scams and more Scams – Be Aware – 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Wilson Park 2020 Schedule

We will meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month, 1:00pm-2:30pm
Love Thy Neighbor Informative Workshops for Seniors
Our goal is to tell you things that you don’t know!
Free Refreshments – Free Raffles – Free Admission – Free Fun, too!

January 16, 2020
February 20, 2020
March 19, 2020
April 16, 2020
May 21, 2020


Previous Workshops: The last month’s workshop topic and presenters are on the bottom of this list!
All of these services have been added to our website for your convenience.

Transportation…Need a Ride?
Don’t feel stranded and isolated. Find out about options of safe and reliable transportation at little or no cost.
Presenters:
Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach Program / Milwaukee County Transit System / Transit Plus / “Go Pass”/  / American United Transportation Group / Milwaukee County Department on Aging / Transit Express  | First Transit

Good Food, Good Company
Find out about senior center meals, menu calendar meals, and the options for home delivery. Never go without a well-balanced, not nutritious meal and enjoy the meal in the company of your peers in a warm and welcoming environment.
Presenters:
Horizon Meals on Wheels / Stock Box / Groceries On The Go / Woodman’s Markets /  Sendik’s Express/ Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach Program / Milwaukee County Department on Aging / Greendale Senior Social Club

“Help is Just a Phone Call Away”
Learn about Interfaith’s Neighborhood Outreach program providing visits to provide that vital social link of social interaction, and also about the “Telephone Reassurance” program, hear from the Greendale Police and Fire Departments on how they can help you stay safe. Ask questions to In-Home Care companies and learn about the services they offer- you might just be surprised what they can do for you and  how affordable it is to have help!  Also learn from the SDC about programs available for prescriptions and other senior benefit programs.
Presenters:
Greendale Police Department / Greendale Fire Department / Comfort Keepers / Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach Program / Bright Star Care /Social Development Commission

Home Repairs | Home Modification
Learn how to receive help with small chores around the house or minor repairs on your home and how to make sure the assistance is credible and needed!
Learn how to update your home with safety features.
Presenters:
Independence First / NARI (National Association of Remodeling Industry) / Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach Program

Legal Documents
What documents do I need to have in place to stay independent and have my wishes met.
Presenters:
John Talsky, Talsky & Talsky, SC. / Barbara Horstmeyer, Senior Planning Group

Yardwork, Home Repairs & Snow Removal
Learn about trustworthy resources available to help with home upkeep.
Presenters:
Diane May – Southwest Interfaith Neighborhood Outreach Program
Bingo Emmons – Creative Construction and NARI
Jeanette Cooke – Independence First
Randy Fechtmeyer – Total Lawn Service
Ken Kolbow – Muskego Small Engine On The Go

Overview on Medicare | Medicare Supplemental Insurance | Medigap | Medicare Advantage Plans
Steve Frietag

Veteran’s Benefits
Learn about benefits available to our senior Veterans, find out who qualifies and how to obtain them.
Enid Asmus, SYNERGY HomeCare
Tim Baranzyk, County Veteran Service Officer; Legion State TaskForce Chairman for Homeless Vets

Volunteering – Staying Active
One of the concerns of staying in your own home is isolation. Learn about volunteer opportunities and activities to help you stay active and productive.
Presenters:
Pets Helping People
Bourner Botanical Gardens
American Legion Post 416
Interfaith Senior Programs
Heartland Hospice and Homecare
Badger Hospice

Holiday Party, Current Scams and In-Home Services
Hear about the current scamming issues occurring in the area and then enjoy learning of several “in-home” services like massages, haircare, etc.
Presenters:
Sharon McGovern, Stay At Home, Inc.
Jessica Dragon, Spa Massage On The Go
Mike Hussey, Aurora at Home, Visiting Nurses

It’s All In The Preparation
TAKE CONTROL of your healthcare. Learn how to advocate for yourself with your physicians.
Presenter:
Enid Asmus, SYNERGY Homecare
Claire M Sedushak, Medicine Check-UP, LLC
Using a Pharmacist to Improve Medication Safety

AARP – Member Advantages
Spring Yard Cleanup Help
Clear Captions FREE phone offer

Presenters:
Jim Piontek; AARP Milwaukee Events & Activities
Sharon McGovern, Stay At Home, Inc.; Help with Spring Yard Cleanup
Nick McGovern; Technology Training; Computer & Phone; Smart Home Security System
Joe Suedbeck, Clear Captions; FCC offer of FREE Phone

Homecare/ Hospice and ALL Levels of Care
Come hear about ALL levels of care that you can receive IN YOUR OWN HOME for FREE when needing to make this decision.
Presenter:
Sarah Wheeler,NP, Heartland Hospice
Safronia, Aurora at Home, Visiting Nurses
Joanne Bolz, Caring with Honor

Post Hospital Care At Home
Our focus will be on providing information on Post Hospital Care IN YOUR OWN HOME / Assisted Living / Rehab AT HOME!
Presenter:
Lisa McComb, Right At Home
Jon Bain, Right At Home
D.R. Salerno, Amada Senior Care

Senior Perks & Discounts
What have you been missing?
Bluemel’s
Costco
Walgreen’s Greendale
Milwaukee County Home Repair Program
Home Depot – Franklin

Senior Living Communities
What are the Pros & Cons?
Presenters:
Debra Barth, Harbour Village

Overview of Medicare | Medicare Supplemental Insurance | Medigap | Medicare Advantage Plans
Learn about the different plans available before the October 15, 2018 Open Enrollment
Platinum Benefits Group – Sandra M. Raasch

Legal Documents – Planning Ahead
What documents do I need to have in place to stay independent and have my wishes met?
Attorney John Talsky, Talsky, SC

Medication Management for a Healthier Life
Claire Sedushak, Pharmacist, Gerontologist, Certified Senior Advisor

Caregiver Support
Milwaukee County Department on Aging, Rebecca Schmidt
Unison (Interfaith), Vivette Hill and Alexa Law
Synergy Home Care,Enid Asmus

Transportation – Ever Need a Ride?
Great Options Safe and Easy for Seniors
Milwaukee County Department on Aging
Milwaukee County Transit Service
ATS – Advantage Transport Service
Southwest Interfaith
Go Go Grandparent

Staying Active
Don’t just pass time. Use the talents and experiences of a lifetime.
Heartland Healthcare and Hospice – Emilee High
Milwaukee Recreation – Willie Mitchell
Interfaith/ ERAS – Rose Oliva
St. Ann’s Center – Lori Grzybowski
Wilson Park Senior Center – Shannon Downie

“Senior Vision & Hearing”
Midwest Audiology – Dr. Kloss
Society’s Assets
Center for Deaf Blind Persons
Aurora Vision Center

Funeral Planning – Why Pre-Plan?
Krause Funeral Home
Max Sass

In-Home Care, Home Health Care, Pallative & Hospice
Synergy Home Care
Heartland Home Care and Hospice
Therapy at Home

Medicare 2020 – New Coverage and Plans
Milwaukee County Dept. On Aging –  414-289-6874   Senior Law 414-278-1222
Medigap Helpline Services
Sandy Raasch – Platinum Health Care Network
Nancy Towle – Health Markets

Arthritis – What’s New? Medications and Treatments
The Village CBD Shoppe – Dave Bruno
Longo Chiropractic and Deep Tissue Laser Center of Milwaukee – Dr. Steven Longo
Therapy at Home – Muddassir Mohiuddin, PT, DPT
Innovative Fitness – Joshua Ruenger