My Healthy Life Fall Seminars

Programs are free (except the skiing). But seating is limited, and registration is required. Register today, and let your light shine!

The classroom style sessions below are hosted in one of two locations: EMS Station Conference Room at 1350 Eastside Road in Platteville (adjacent our hospital) or our Conference Rooms A & B on the lower level inside our hospital’s blue entrance at 1400 Eastside Road in Platteville.

Beginning Cycling for Fitness and Fun
by Tim Ingram, Owner of Momentum Bikes. Also with Jaime Collins, Southwest Health Director of Marketing & Communications
This is a two part event: 1) Cycling basics presentation – how to get into it and how to get the most out of it, including info on the bikes and gear that are right for you. 2) A brief bike safety discussion followed by a group ride on the paved Rountree trail. Bring a bike for this portion!
Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Mound View Park Shelter |

Gut Reaction: Keeping Your Microbiome Healthy
by Nutritionist Joan Bahr, MS, RD, CDE, BC-ADM
Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m., EMS Station Conference Room |

Cataracts and Glaucoma: New Solutions to Keep Old Eyes Going Strong — Lunch & Learn (lunch included)
by Ophthalmology Specialist Mary Jo Oyen, MD
Friday, Oct. 12 at Noon, EMS Station Conference Room |

Preventing Diabetes, Dementia, and Heart Disease
Panel Discussion with Southwest Health Diabetes Educator Sandy Andrews, RNCDE; Psychotherapist and Behavioral Health Administrator Jennifer Miller-Kass, MSW, LCSW; Cardiac Rehab Respiratory Therapist Cathy Helbing, RRT; Family Physician Jessica Schmid, DO
Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m., EMS Station Conference Room |

EveryWoman’s Journal: Reflections, Awareness, and Self-Care
A Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation workshop facilitated by Jaime Collins, Director of Marketing & Communications
Limited to 15 participants. This class involves numerous journal writing exercises. Your work is yours and will not be shared in any way. The journal, pen, and materials are provided.
Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9:30-11:30 a.m., EMS Station Conference Room | Seminar is full

What You Always Wanted to Know About Knee Replacements (From People Who’ve Had Them) — Lunch & Learn (lunch included)
Panel discussion with Orthopedic Surgeon Joshua Lindsey, MD and local patients
Wednesday, Nov. 7 at Noon, EMS Station Conference Room |

Take Steps This Fall to Prevent Falls — Lunch & Learn (lunch included)
by Physical Therapist Samantha Jordan, PT, OCS, CSCS
Wednesday, Nov. 14 at Noon, Hospital Conference Room A/B | 

Ask Your Questions About Women’s Health- Online Discussion
by Women’s Health Specialist Meghan Ogden, MD
Submit your questions anonymously at to get them answered by Dr. Ogden.
Dec. 4-6 |

Happiness 101: Seeing Your Success Through Vision Boarding
by Julie Stephenson, Patient Experience Manager
Learn more about vision boarding, including how it can help inspire you and motivate you to reach your goals and live your best life. You will even begin assembling your own board!
Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9:30-11:30 a.m., EMS Station Conference Room |

Ski & Snowboard Outing at Sundown Mountain in Dubuque (For the whole family!)
with Derek Hubbard, Education Coordinator
We will meet at Sundown at a time to be determined for a night full of outdoor winter fun!  When you arrive, you will pay for your skiing or snowboarding. Lessons and PIZZA included!
Cost: $24 lift pass, $41 rental and lift pass
Friday, Feb. 8, Night Ski at Sundown Mountain Resort in Dubuque| Register