Have some CHIPs! Upcoming Monthly Community Health Information Programs in Sister Bay Cover Stroke, Start May 15

Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church’s Health & Wellness Cabinet of Northern Door invites you to discover it’s upcoming series of Community Health Information Programs (CHIPs).

Four CHIPs have been planned to help everyone in the Door Community deal with various aspects of stroke and  will provide a wealth of valuable and useful information. In order to reach more of participants from all across the Peninsula these programs are being held at places other than Shepherd of the Bay Lutheran Church.

The next four CHIPs will all take place in Sister Bay at St. Rosalia’s Catholic Church. They are free to the public and everyone are urged to attend and bring a friend. They will last approximately an hour, from 4 to 5 pm, including time for your questions.

What is a Stroke?” will be held on Sunday, May 15.  Retired neurologist and neuro-surgeon, Dr. Phil Hansotia, formerly at the Marshfield Clinic also a clinical professor of Neurology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison will present the program. He will give a neurologist’s explanation  of how and why stroke happens.

The second CHIP will take place on Sunday, June 12 – “The Bulletproof Myth – Words from the Mouth of a Stroke Survivor.” This will be presented by nationally known speaker John Jones, a Green Bay resident. This former president of the Green Bay Packers will describe his own personal experience in coming back from a stroke.

Coming Back From Stroke – The Role of Rehabilitation Therapy” will take place on Sunday, July 24. This presentation will deal with the road back from stroke, presented by Deb Whitlaw-Gorsky. She is the Rehabilitation Therapies Supervisor at Ministry Door County Medical Center.

The final presentation on Sunday, August 12, “We’ve been There – Journey Back from Stroke” will be presented by local residents Carolyn and Erv Hitzman. The stroke was Erv’s but the journey belongs to each of them and will be most moving!

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