Phone: (651) 644-9770

The Twin Cities Walk to Defeat ALS will take place on Saturday, September 17th at Lake Phalen Regional Park. It is a 3 mile course starting at 10 am

More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS® is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. The Walk to Defeat ALS® is The ALS Association’s biggest annual event, which raises funds that allow our local chapters to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year.

If you would like to donate to “Team Handi” please visit our team page at:

Twin Cities Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Saturday, Sept. 17th

Friday, September 9, 2016 @ 12:09 PM  posted by jbuytaert

The Twin Cities Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held Saturday, September 17th at Target Field in Minneapolis, MN. Registration is at 7:30 am and the Opening Ceremony and Walk will take place at 9 am. It is a 2.3 mile route or a 1 mile shortcut route.

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions!

Monies raised go towards:

  • Providing care and support to all those facing Alzheimer’s
  • Driving research toward treatment, prevention and ultimately, a cure
  • Speaking up for the needs and rights of people affected by Alzheimers

If you would like to register to walk, or donate to the cause please visit the walk website at:

Monday, August 15, 2016 @ 10:08 AM  posted by jbuytaert

To enhance the knowledge of care providers in the of wound, ostomy and continence with new and innovative ideas to recharge their practice.

Nurses Certified in Wound, Ostomy and/or Continence, Registered Nurses, Advanced Practice RNs, Physicians, Physical Therapists, and other allied health care Professionals, including students in the medical field.

This offering provides 6 contact hours and is related to nursing practice and education content. Individuals do not need to attend the full conference to get credit, credit will be given for sessions attended. Credit will be given for self-reported sessions attended.

Registration: Member Fee: $125 until Sept 16, $150 after

Non-Member Fee: $150

Follow this link to register:

Hotel Accommodations

Sheraton Bloomington Hotel
5601 West 78th Street, Minneapolis, MN, 55439, United States
Phone: (952) 835-1900

Please use this link to book your room online:

If calling to register, please make sure to tell them you are part of the North Central Region Fall Conference.

Our conference planners have blocked 50 rooms for attendees, please don’t wait to get your room!

A region of the Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society™

Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heat-Related Illness

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 @ 01:07 PM  posted by jbuytaert

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Muscle cramping might be the first sign of heat-related illness, and may lead to heat exhaustion or stroke. Here is how you can recognize heat exhaustion and heat stroke and what to do: