Health & Wellness

 The Ss. Edward and Isidore Health and Wellness Committee promotes wellness of body, mind and spirit through events and education. 

 

 

Upcoming Events:

 

 

“Stroke: A Rehabilitation Physician’s Perspective”

Come and learn stroke statistics, the major types, the early signs, risk factors, and prevention of strokes.  They will also stress the importance of getting to the hospital quickly if you suspect a stroke, for medication and intervention, for the best outcome! The recovery in all settings will be discussed.  There are also stroke support groups and ways that the family can support a stroke survivor.  Finally, sharing equipment, bracing, and home health care options.

 

Speaker:  Dr. Brian Knapp, Physiatrist

Physician that specializes in stroke recovery

Joined by:

Kathy Polum, RN

Stroke Program Coordinator at Bellin Hospital

  

Dr. Knapp is on the stroke team at Bellin and Aurora. He evaluates and admits stroke survivors that will benefit from intense rehabilitation to the inpatient rehab unit.  He works with therapist to improve functional deficits and return patients to independence.

Kathy Polum is a registered nurse that coordinates the Stroke Program at Bellin Hospital and works with the stroke patients and families. One of her main roles is to educate the patients and community on stroke prevention.  

 

Thursday, May 16, 2019

6:30 – 8:00pm in Nelson Hall

 

Blood Pressure Screening available from

 6:00 – 6:30pm.

 

Ss. Edward and Isidore Parish 

3667 Flintville Road – Green Bay, WI 54313

 

Hosted by: Ss. Edward and Isidore Health and Wellness Committee

 

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Blood Pressure Screening:  The third weekend of every month before and after masses, except it is only offered after the 8am mass.   

Next Blood Pressure Screening is the weekend of April 13/14, 2019