Health & Wellness

At the American Cancer Society our mission is to save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. Join us at our 14th Annual Sankofa Health and Wellness Forum Saturday, April 28th, at North Division High School from 9am-2pm, as we find solutions to health disparities affecting a healthier community.

Save the date for the Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Be Active Be Healthy Health Fair & Dance Showcase. This event will take place on Saturday, June 30 at the Milwaukee Hyatt Regency Hotel. To register for the showcase or for more information call 262-349-8026.

Are you or anyone you know in need of subacute rehab, respite stay, or long term care? If so, stop by Birchwood Health & Rehab at 9632 W Appleton for a tour. We hope to see you soon!

Gee's Clippers is Milwaukee's leading barbering and beauty salon located conveniently on a main street in the heart of the city.

Golden Path is a organization that offers personal care services, supportive home care, assisted living, and CBRF training. In addition, there's Golden Path Kids, where you can purchase low cost children uniforms, candy, and more!

MHS Health Wisconsin is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Family Expo in Milwaukee. MHS Health provides health insurance coverage with the purpose of transforming the health of our community, one person at a time.

The American Cancer Society in partnership with the UWM-College of Nursingthrough the Kohl’s Breast Cancer Initiative, will be providing FREE clinical breast exams on-location! The Mobile Mammography unit from Milwaukee Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness Program City of Milwaukee Health Department will also be on site.

SaintA is a Milwaukee based agency that licenses and supports foster parents in our community. We serve children of all needs and ages, from infants to teens. Our foster parents receive ongoing training and support and become part of the SaintA family because we know, it takes a village. Visit to learn more.

The Sister Pact program was launched in 2017 to help raise awareness about the need for breast cancer screening among African-American women. Healthcare systems, community groups, advocacy organizations, academic and religious institutions have all joined forces to help reduce the disparity in breast cancer mortality rates by connecting women with local resources. Visit or dial 2-1-1 for more info. Stop by our booth at Family Affair Expo and show that you made a Sister Pact by taking a Sister Pact Selfie.  #SISTERPACT

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 1 million physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at or follow @myUHC on Twitter.

Do you have a loved one impacted by Alzheimer’s disease? At the heart of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute’s (WAI) Regional Milwaukee Office is community engagement centered on five integrated mission pillars: community outreach, professional education, advocacy, service, and research. This model empowers the Milwaukee and Southeastern Wisconsin communities of color, primarily African Americans, to actively participate by providing culturally-specific health care services for its aging populations affected by dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and other health disparities. The WAI draws upon the expertise and resources of the University of Wisconsin, faith and community-based professional organizations, and health care systems to develop and implement solution-based programs and services. Our model serves as a catalyst for the creation and strengthening of dementia and Alzheimer’s research, programs, and services, while reducing health disparities that disproportionately impact communities of color.


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