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CALENDAR of AAFA New England
Events, Programs, Support Groups

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Check back at this website  or join our e-mail list (see form at right) to receive announcements about future programs. Here are some of the recent events of the previous season:

Kyle Dine Concert and Food Allergy EXPO
Sunday, October 29, 2017
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Needham High School Gymnasium
flyer and MORE INFO

NEW AFAA New England Speaker Series

Food Allergy Management at School

Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc
Massachusetts General Hospital, Food Allergy Center

Monday, November 6, 2017
5:30 PM
Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Shipley Auditorium
2014 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462

Open to the public without charge

Who should attend?
Parents of children with allergies, parents of children without food allergies, coaches, school teachers, prinicpals, school nurses and anyone who provides care for children

Is Asthma impacting your life?
Join us to learn about a non-drug treatment that is clinically proven to reduce severe asthma attacks and ER visits

Carla Lamb, MD
Pulmonology Specialist at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center will discuss
Bronchial Thermoplasty as a treatment option for adults suffering from severe asthma

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
5:30 PM
Alumni Auditorium located in Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
41 Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805
Open to the public without charge

Who should attend?

Patients and physicians and anyone interested in learning more about bronchial thermoplasty.
If you are interested in attending please RSVP to events@aafane.org

 

Food Allergy Story Time with the No Biggie Bunch
Dates to be announced.
Newton Public Library


EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT GROUPS

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Support groups take a break over the summer months, but we are still here to assist you. Contact us at aafane@aafane.org or call 781-444-7778.

For information about topics, speakers, and locations visit the Educational Support Groups Page of this website.


Boston Food Allergy Support Group:
Dates to be announced

Metro-Boston Allergy and Asthma Educational Support Group:
(Meets at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA)
Dates to be announced
Regional Forum for Teens and their Parents
(at Newton-Wellesley Hospital)
“Going to College with Food Allergies”

Date to be announced

Food Allergy Group of the North Shore:
(Meets at Salem Hospital/North Shore Medical Center; Davenport Conference Area, first floor)
Dates to be announced


Metro-Northwest Boston Area (meets at Children’s Hospital/Beth Israel medical office building in Lexington, MA):
Dates to be announced

Future meetings and programs will be added when they are scheduled.
Contact us if you have questions.

 

FAMILY “Meet-Ups”
Contact us with your ideas and suggestions, or to volunteer to help plan family events.

How about an afternoon of bowling or a softball game in the park?
Let us know if you can help organize or publicize a food-free family gathering. (Call 781-444-7778 or email aafane@aafane.org.)

 

TRAINING PROGRAMS
Asthma and Allergy Essentials for Child Care Providers and Parents

 

Check back for new programs to be announced.

For information about the training program, or to schedule a workshop in your area, call 781-444-7778 or email aafane@aafane.org

 

Asthma Management and Education
Training seminar for nurses and respiratory therapists
Date to be announced

Location: Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA
2014 Washington Street (Route 16), Newton, MA

Registration fee: $25.00 (includes dinner and CEU’s)
Register here:  www.aafa.org/NE-ame
Note: Please have your professional license number on hand when you register. 

 

Check back at this website  or join our e-mail list (see form at right) to receive announcements about future programs.