Health Programs

2017 Adult Education Programs  


Great Relationship Sense! (See Flyer)
4-Part Series: Tuesdays, Sept. 12, 19, Oct. 3, 10, 2017 - 6:15 to 7:45 p.m.
Franklin Public Library, Fadrow Room, 9151 W. Loomis Road, Franklin
TO REGISTER: Call the Franklin Health Department at 425-9101

A healthy community and happy households rely on joyful relationships... Lecturer and Relationship Coach Bill Schacht will engage participants in exploring and discussing common sense wisdom essential for couples to create and continually grow a loving, emotionally intimate, committed relationship; learning and using distinct communication tools and interaction patterns essential to ensure consistent couple happiness and satisfaction; and illuminating strategies that successful couples use to keep their romantic and sexual relationship growing better and better rather than fading over time. 

Sept. 12-Session I: Essential Elements of a Joyful Relationship
Sept. 19-Session II: Offense/Defense: Key Secret to Relationship Success
Oct. 3-Session III: Communication Musts for Relationship Success
Oct. 10-Session IV: Creating & Maintaining Joyful Monogamy

Presenter:  Bill Schacht, MS, LCSW had 39 years of experience coaching couples in maximizing the potential of their relationship.  He is the creator of Great Relationship Sense.  Over 1,200 parents who are in the process of divorce have benefited from his course, KIDS-IN-A-BREAK.  To register, call the Franklin Health Department at 414-425-9101.    


Adult Health & Wellness Day  (Flyer)
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Franklin Public Library, 9151 W. Loomis Road, Franklin
No appointment necessary to attend health fair BUT Flu Shots are by appointment - Call 425-9101

Health fair, free screenings, flu clinic (by appointment).  See flyer for health fair vendors/venues.  To schedule an appointment to receive your flu shot at this Adult Health & Wellness Day, call the Franklin Health Department at 425-9101.    



Do I Have Arthritis?  Myths, Mysteries, and Medications
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Franklin Public Library, 9151 W. Loomis Road, Franklin
TO REGISTER: Call the Franklin Health Department at 425-9101

Join Dr. Wells, a Franklin Rheumatologist, as he discusses the many different types of arthritis.  Learn about how a rheumatologist treats skin, joint, and bone conditions under the enormous umbrella of autoimmune diseases.  There are many myths about arthritis treatments; find out if there is value or just a waste of your money.   

Presenter:  Dr. Alvin F. Wells, Director, Rheumatology and Immunotherapy Center, Franklin.    



Stress:  Your Enemy or Ally - Followed with Yoga Demonstration
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 6:30 to 8:15 p.m.
Franklin Public Library, 9151 W. Loomis Road, Franklin
TO REGISTER: Call the Franklin Health Department at 425-9101

Stressed out?  Come join us for an interactive presentation about stress.  We will look at the definition and purpose of stress and how it impacts the brain and body.  Be prepared to explore the more recent wave of research offering insight into the possible benefits and advantages of stress.  And, please keep your smartphone handy as we will look to you for input, questions, and to decide if stress is truly your friend or foe.   

Presenter:  Dave Doucette, MS, LPC, SAC, Program Psychotherapist, Aurora Psychiatric Hospital / Jaime Wooten, Health & Fitness Educator, will explain and guide you through how yoga deepens your concentration, helps you find calmness, and links breath through a sequence of movements.    


Franklin Health Department
9229 W. Loomis Road
M-F, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Phone:  414-425-9101
Fax:  414-427-7539


Health Programs

The City of Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs or activities.