Community Events

March 12, 2024

Treating the Arthritic Knee: When Surgery is Needed and When it's Not

Do you suffer from knee pain, inflammation, or stiffness in your joints? If yes, join us as Dr. Taunt, an orthopedic surgeon, discusses the arthritic knee. In this presentation, Dr. Taunt will cover non-surgical treatments, as well as surgical treatments for the arthritic knee. Presented by Charles J. Taunt Jr., DO. Part of McLaren's Healthwise Physician Lecture Series. Register HERE. FREE.
March 12, 2024

Free Vision & Hearing Screenings

The Barry-Eaton District Health Deaprtment is offering FREE hearing and vision screenings for infants through school-aged children on the mornings of March 12, 2024, and April 1, 2024. Appointments can be scheduled by calling one of the BEDHD offices. Eaton Office: (517) 541-2630. Barry Office: (269) 945-9516. FREE.
 
March 19, 2024

Diabetes PATH Workshop Begins

Need help managing diabetes? Attend a free six-week workshop. Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) is an interactive workshop designed to help individuals with diabetes or pre-diabetes improve their health and feel better. Caregivers are also welcome to attend. To register, call Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465 or email HistedC@tcoa.org. FREE.
March 19, 2024

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) - Symptoms & causes

Learn more about the complexities of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in an interactive seminar. Discover the symptoms, causes, and risk factors associated with this critical medical issue. Dr. Lin will share the latest advancements in prevention and treatment. Presented by Judith Lin, MD. Part of McLaren's Healthwise Physician Lecture Series. Register HERE. FREE.
March 27, 2024

Below the Belt Movie Screening

A FREE screening of Below The Belt, a film that exposes widespread problems in our healthcare systems with the stories of patients searching for answers to their symptoms while their voices are not being heard. This film explores the challenges people with endometriosis are facing. From societal taboos and gender bias to misinformed doctors and financial barriers to care, the film shines a light on how millions are effectively silenced. Hosted by North Star Birthing Services. FREE.
 
April 01, 2024

Free Vision & Hearing Screenings

The Barry-Eaton District Health Deaprtment is offering FREE hearing and vision screenings for infants through school-aged children on the mornings of March 12, 2024, and April 1, 2024. Appointments can be scheduled by calling one of the BEDHD offices. Eaton Office: (517) 541-2630. Barry Office: (269) 945-9516. FREE.
 
April 02, 2024

Savvy Caregiver Workshop BEGINS (in person)

Are you caring for someone with dementia? Attend a free six-week workshop for help! If you are an active caregiver of a family member or friend with dementia living at home, The Savvy Caregiver Program will help you gain special skills and knowledge you will need to be successful. Learn how to manage daily life, take control and set goals, communicate more effectively, strengthen family resources, feel better about your caregiving situation, and take care of you. Session runs 4/2/24-5/7/24. To register, call the Tri-County Office on Aging at 517-887-1465 or email histedc@tcoa.org. FREE.


 
April 02, 2024

2024 CMHA-CEI Annual Community Event

Everyone is welcome to participate in this educational program and community presentation. Keynote speaker Tonya C. Bailey, Ph.D, CDE® has over 25 years of experience in higher education and corporate settings, leading transformative programming, and implementing award-winning diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, coaching, & Teaching services. Dr. Bailey is a sought-after speaker, workshop presenter, life coach, and inclusionist skilled in engaging diverse audiences by creating environments that accommodate the diverse needs of everyone. A free breakfast is also included; registration required. FREE.
April 18, 2024

QPR Suicide Prevention Training (in person)

Get trained in QPR to help prevent suicide in your community! QPR is a one-hour training that teaches participants to recognize the signs of suicide and the steps to getting a person to help. Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties has free in-person and virtual QPR classes coming up! To find a class and register, please visit www.eventbrite.com. FREE.