Events & Education

April Events

Preparing for End of Life Care

Hospice care does not have to be an abrupt transition from curative to comfort care. Understanding palliative care, open access and hospice philosophy, can help patients faced with chronic and life-limiting illness navigate through the continuum of care. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, learn more about your options for preparing for end of life care. Presented by Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care.

  • DATE: Wednesday, April 29
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required call 617-696-8810

May Events

AARP Driver Safety Program

Sponsored by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and hosted at BID-Milton, this program is a comprehensive "refresher" driving course developed for drivers aged 50 and over. Please bring a lunch.

  • DATE: Friday, May 1
  • TIME: 10 AM - 3 PM
  • PLACE: Conference Room A
  • COST: $20 per person or $15 for AARP members; payable to AARP. You MUST have your AARP number with you to receive the discount. Pre-registration required call 617-696-8810

Safe Sitter

Safe-Sitter is a one-day course for young persons, ages 11-13, before they begin actively baby-sitting. Safe-Sitter uses discussion, practice and role-playing to teach participants more about: how to handle emergencies, safety precautions, caring for an infant or child, and calling for emergency help.

  • DATE: Saturday, May 2
  • TIME: 9 AM - 3 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $50, pre-registration required call 617-696-8810

Protecting Yourself From Healthcare Fraud

Every day consumers, particularly the elderly, get ripped off by scam artists. Take an active role in protecting your healthcare benefits. Learn to detect potential Medicare errors, fraud and abuse. Presented by the Massachusetts SMP (Senior Medicare Patrol) Program.

  • DATE: Tuesday, May 5
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required call 617-696-8810

Get Help for Painful Lumps and bumps on your feet

Your feet endure a lot of wear and tear. Too often foot pain is ignored, which can lead to serious problems. Podiatrist Kevin Riemer, DPM, will discuss hammertoes, bunions and arthritis, the importance of properly caring for these conditions and when surgery should be considered.

  • DATE: Tuesday, May 12
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required call 617-696-8810

Overcoming Anxiety and Stress

It’s normal to feel overwhelmed or worry about an upcoming appointment or test. But when is worrying, stress and anxiety too much? Excessive stress can take a toll on your health, especially if it takes the form of an anxiety disorder such as panic attacks or obsessive compulsiveness. Join Licensed Psychologist Phillip Quinn, Sc.D., from South Shore Mental Health, to learn about the causes, symptoms and coping strategies for anxiety and stress.

  • DATE: Tuesday, May 19
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required call 617-696-8810

 June Events

RAD Self Defense for Woman

Rape Aggression Defense, or RAD, has become the national standard in women’s self-defense training. Learn to use realistic self-defense options that can be applied before or during an aggressive assault. Realize your inner power and strength, and experience the rewards of growing confidence. Instructors: Milton Police Lt. Kevin Foley, Ofc. Pam DiGiovanni, Ofc. Patty Mandeville and Ofc. Patty Lio.

  • DATE: Tuesdays, June 2-23
  • TIME: 6:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required call 617-696-8810. Space is limited!

July Events

Introduction to tai chi & tai chi for healthy aging

Tai Chi is a series of connected movements practiced as a form. Practicing Tai Chi teaches you first to relax mentally and physically. Being relaxed relieves stress. Once the mind is relaxed, it carries over to your body. Since stress is the cause of a lot of ills, being relaxed helps heal them. addresses balance problems and fear of falling by focusing on some of the intricacies of a few selected Tai Chi movements. Ron Marcotte, Wu Style Tai Chi Certified Instructor, will provide a free demonstration of both classes with active participation by attendees.p>

  • DATE: Tuesday, July 14
  • TIME: 7 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: FREE, pre-registration required call 617-696-8810. Space is limited!

tai chi for healthy aging

Balance has been shown to decrease with age. Tai Chi for Healthy Aging will focus on fall prevention by improving balance and facilitating greater relaxation through better breathing.

  • DATE: Tuesdays, July 21-September 8
  • TIME: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $80 for eight week session, pre-registration required call 617-696-8810.

tai chi

Tai Chi is a gentle, flowing progression of movements designed to counter stress by calming the mind, relaxing the body, while attaining better balance and promoting whole body health.

  • DATE: Tuesdays, July 21-September 8
  • TIME: 7:30 - 8:30 PM
  • PLACE: Nangeroni Education Center
  • COST: $80 for eight week session, pre-registration required call 617-696-8810.