The National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin invites all transplant recipients, living donors, family members of deceased donors and dialysis patients to attend these programs.
All Living Well programs are held in the Community Conference Center, 8700 Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa, Room # 2.
Programs begin at 6:30pm. Walk-in's welcome.
All programs are free.
Thursday, January 23, 2014 - Exercise for Life
The new year is a perfect time to re-commit to exercise. Mrs. Cockroft will answer your questions about mobility and exercise before and after transplant.
Leader: Dodie Cockroft, Physical Therapy Assistant, Acute Rehabilitation
Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
HEALTH ENCORE - Thursday, January 16, 2014
Refrigerator Make-Over for the New Year
SAVE THE DATE!
Saturday, May 10, 2014
21st Women of the World Health Conference
The Women of the World health conference is dedicated to improving the health of women and families. Visit www.wowconference.org for more information.
These programs will be of interest to anyone who wants more information on living kidney donation and transplant. Dialysis patients or patients considering transplantation or who are on a waiting list should attend. Family members, friends and healthcare professionals are welcome. Experts from Wisconsin transplant centers will share the latest information and answer your questions.
- How does the kidney transplant waiting list work?
- What are the benefits of living kidney donation?
- Who can be a living donor? What is a humanitarian donor?
- What medical tests are required?
- What's involved in the surgery?
- What can I expect during my recovery?
- How are the expenses of testing and/or the surgery paid for?
All programs are FREE.
- Monday, March 24, 2014, Milwaukee
For Quick Facts on Living Donation, visit http://www.kidney.org/transplantation/livingDonors/index.cfm
ENDING THE WAIT
To learn how the National Kidney Foundation will END THE WAIT for kidneys and other organs, visit