Bronson Offers October Programs and Events

September 27, 2013

Bronson Healthcare is offering the following programs, classes and events to help people lead more active and healthy lives. 

Senior Expo
Free health screenings and more.

Tuesday, October 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Kalamazoo County Expo Center/Fairground, 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo
No registration required. Call (269) 373-5147 for more information.

Bariatric Surgery:  Is It Right for You?
Bariatric Surgery can help you lose excess weight, and also improve health problems associated with severe overweight and obesity, such as high blood pressure, sleep apnea, type 2 diabetes and osteoarthritis. This free information session can help attendees determine if surgery is the right choice.

Monday, October 7, 6 to 8 p.m. with Kibwe Weaver, MD, bariatric surgeon 
Monday, October 21, 6 to 8 p.m. with Stuart Verseman, MD, bariatric surgeon

Gilmore Center for Health Education, North Campus
Bronson Methodist Hospital, 7 Healthcare Plaza
Park in Jasper Street Parking Ramp
Free. Register at bronsonhealth.com or call (269) 341-7723.

Breast Health 
A Bronson breast surgeon and radiologist will answer questions about breast health. 

Wednesday, October 16, 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.
Bronson Center for Women
Friendship Village, 1400 N. Drake, Kalamazoo
Free. Register at bronsonhealth.com or call (269) 341-7723.

Get Your Flu Shot
Visit bronsonhealth.com/flu or call (269) 341-6400 for additional locations and vaccine availability. 
Flu vaccination at the Senior Expo 
Tuesday, October 1, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake St.Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Flu vaccination at Cedar Park Housing 
Friday, October 4, 1 to 2 p.m.
474 N. Cedar St. Schoolcraft, MI 49087

Flu vaccination at Third Christian Reformed Church
Tuesday, October 8, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
2400 Winchell Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Flu vaccination at Senior Services 
Tuesday, October 22, 1 to 3 p.m.
918 Jasper St.Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Heart Health Screenings
Wednesday, October 2, 7 a.m. to noon
820 John St., Suite 104
Please call (269) 341-6495 to schedule an appointment.  Cost is $35.

BRONSON SUPPORT GROUPS
Support groups are free to attend and no registration is required.

Bariatric Surgery Support Group
Bronson offers ongoing support to help attendees improve their chances of long-term weight management success. Participants can share information, experiences and emotional support.

Wednesday, October 2, Noon to 1 p.m.
Bronson Center for Women, Suite M-515, Fifth floor, South Campus
Bronson Methodist Hospital, 601 John St. 
Park in Vine Street Parking Ramp

Thursday, October 17, 7 to 8 p.m.
Gilmore Center for Health Education, North Campus
Bronson Methodist Hospital, 7 Healthcare Plaza
Park in Jasper Street Parking Ramp
Parkinson’s Support Group
Tuesday, October 8, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Bronson Athletic Club,  6789 Elm Valley Drive, Kalamazoo 

Alzheimer’s Support Group
Wednesday, October 9, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Bronson LakeView Hospital, Classroom 1
408 Hazen St. Paw Paw, MI

Stroke Survivor Support Group
Thursday, October 17, 11 a.m. to noon 
Gilmore Center for Health Education 

For a complete list of classes and events by month, visit bronsonhealth.com/classesandevents.