Nov 13 2017

Support Groups

Casper Area Low Vision Support (CALVS)

From 10:00 – 11:00 am

Call (307) 234-3980 for more information. Friends and relatives welcome.

Location

Casper Senior Center, 1831 E. Fourth St.

Nov 21 2017

Support Groups

NAMI - Family Support Group

From 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Public welcome. Call the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) office at (307) 265-2573 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. or email info@namiwyoming.org for more information.  

Location

133 W. Sixth St

Nov 14 2017

Support Groups

Parkinson's Support Group

From 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Open to patients and caregivers. Coffee and lemonade are served and different topics are discussed each month.

Rocky Mountain Therapy also offers a Parkinson's Exercise Program every Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. Each class is tailored for the individual with more advanced Parkinson's and focuses on improving endurance, safety and managing symptoms. Call (307) 577-5204 or visit rockymountaintherapy.org for more information.  

Location

Rocky Mountain Therapy, 2546 E. Second St., Building 500, Casper

Nov 15 2017

General

Weight-loss Surgical Options Seminar - Casper

From 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Dr. Kevin Helling offers free seminars to talk about the different weight-loss options at Wyoming Medical Center. Register below for one of our free seminars or call (307) 577-2592.  

Location

Wyoming Medical Center, Support Services Building (1200 E. Third St.)

Oct 26 2017

Support Groups

Better Breathers Club

From 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Designed by the American Lung Association, the Better Breathers Club is a support group for patients with chronic lung diseases and their caregivers. It offers tools and encouragement for managing COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, asthma, lung cancer and other chronic lung disorders. It is locally facilitated by the NERD Health and Wellness Center. Call 577-2929 for more information

The club offers presentations on exercise, breathing techniques, supplemental oxygen, general medication education, among other topics. There is no cost to join. 

Location

NERD Health and Wellness Center, 1233 E. Second St.

Oct 28 2017

General

P.A.R.T.Y. Casper

From 8:45 – 4:00 pm

How much do your teenagers think about the consequences of distracted driving, not wearing a seatbelt and other risky behaviors? P.A.R.T.Y. Casper puts those consequences front and center of its one-day education program. 

P.A.R.T.Y. — Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth — offers an approach to education geared toward the unique needs of teenagers. This one-day, in-hospital program is internationally recognized as an injury prevention strategy to help reduce the incidence of risk-related trauma in youth. Risk-taking can sometimes lead to tragic consequences, and this program was designed to show teens the consequences of activities such as drinking and driving, dangerous and distracted driving, not wearing helmets and other protective gear. It is geared to teenagers ages 13 to 18.

“This is a great opportunity to educate our teens on the consequences of risky behaviors. There will be hands-on games as well as demonstrations,” said Cari Hacking, trauma coordinator at Wyoming Medical Center.

Event is free and lunch is provided. Register by calling Cari Hacking at (307) 577-2723, or email chacking@wyomingmedicalcenter.org.

P.A.R.T.Y. Casper is hosted by the Wyoming Medical Center Trauma Program. Classes are conducted in the McMurry West Tower conference rooms near the cafeteria.

Location

1233 E. Second St., Wyoming Medical Center

Nov 16 2017

General

Business After Hours

From 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Join us Nov. 16 for the Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours mixer at the NERD Health & Wellness Center. Tour the wellness center and meet the physicians from Advantage Orthopedics and Neurosurgery.  

This event is free form Chamber members and $15 for nonmembers. Parking is available in the west parking garage or with the valet at the front door.  

Register online on the Chamber of Commerce website. 

Location