Health Programs


2017 Adult Education Programs  

 

LIVING WELL With Chronic Conditions 
Wednesdays, March 8 thru April 12, 2017 - 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Franklin City Hall, Hearing Room, 9229 W. Loomis Road, Franklin
TO REGISTER: Call the Franklin Health Department at 425-9101

Adults with ongoing health conditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, heart problems, and fatigue will learn practical ways to deal with their situation.  This 6-part, weekly series will help individuals make the best of their situation by learning how to:  feel better about life; set personal goals and problem-solve; improve nutritional and exercise choices; manage their symptoms and medications; effectively talk about your health with your doctor, family, and friends.  There will be a $20 deposit for use of the book which will be refunded when the book is returned.  To register, or for more information, call the Franklin Health Department at 414-425-9101.    

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Basic Strength Training for Runners (See Flyer)
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Franklin Public Library, 9151 W. Loomis Road, Franklin
TO REGISTER: Call the Franklin Health Department at 425-9101

Before you take off training for your first race of 2017 or just getting back in to running, join Jenny Riley, PT, as she demonstrates simple exercises and easy stretching you can do to build strength and gain flexibility - two key components to making your running experience more enjoyable and pain free.  To register, call the Franklin Health Department at 414-425-9101.    

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When in Doubt, Clean Up the Gut 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Franklin Public Library, 9151 W. Loomis Road, Franklin
TO REGISTER: Call the Franklin Health Department at 425-9101

Did you know 70% of the immune system is around our gut for some reason?  Many mysterious symptoms and conditions start with the gut being out of sorts.  There are means to clean up your gut, and improve many illnesses.  Clean eating can be foundational to good health.  Come to learn all about your gut!  Presenter: Dr. John Whitcomb, Brookfield Longevity.  To register, call the Franklin Health Department at 414-425-9101.    

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Food as Medicine 
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Franklin Public Library, 9151 W. Loomis Road, Franklin
TO REGISTER: Call the Franklin Health Department at 425-9101

Registered dietitian, Betty Holloway, will describe a brief history of nutrition and the role of the food industry in shaping our current food preferences.  Learn about the new research in the areas of food synergy, how environment and lifestyles can cause modification of gene expression that will switch genes on and off and foods that fight cancer.  Explore practical steps to help you make food choices that maximize your health and well-being!  To register, call the Franklin Health Department at 414-425-9101.    

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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.