4400 Emile Street • Omaha, NE
(402) 559-4500 • (800) 371-1244

Contact the Olson Women's Health Resource Center:

(402) 559-6345
(800) 775-2855

Upcoming Events

Reclaim Your Space Senior Organizational Series

Are you at the time in your life where you are either downsizing or just overwhelmed with what has accumulated over the years?  Please join Jen Bartelt, Professional Organizer, as she partners with the Olson Center and EngAge Wellness on a 3-part series titled Helping Seniors Downsize and Organize to the Right Size.  Each hour-long class will take place at the UNMC Home Instead Center for Successful Aging at 4:30 pm each day listed below.  Cost is $5/class or $10/series.  Registration is required. Please call 402-559-6345 for any questions.  

September 9 - Senior Downsizing: Where to Start. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have to move and leave a lifetime of memories behind? The thought can be overwhelming. In this session, find out how to have the conversation, where to start, and what resources are at your fingertips.

September 23 - Walking Down Memory Lane. Taking pictures is easy. For seniors, sorting decades of memories and keeping them organized can be a bit more difficult. If you are struggling to find a way to organize those boxes of photos and prioritize what to keep, this session will help you get started.

October 7 - How Seniors Can Summit Mt. Paper. As a member of the greatest generation, are you overwhelmed by the endless amounts of paper you have accumulated over the years and looking for a better way to deal with it all? This session will help you learn how to effectively manage all of your paper. Not only will you learn how to set up an efficient filing system for important papers, you will be able to find what you want...when you need it! 

Omaha Women's Health & Wellness Conference

The 17th annual Omaha Women's Health & Wellness Conference will take place on October 3, 2014. The conference is hosted by UNMC, The Nebraska Medical Center, UNO, WELCOM, & the Olson Center.  The conference includes health screenings (e.g. cardiovascular risk), activities (like yoga and massage), talks on topics such as breast cancer, stroke prevention, and fertility, products and services for sale (e.g. books, home services), and more. Registration will begin August 1st.  Sponsorship exhibits available.  Please visit the conference website for more information and to register! www.OmahaWomensHealthandWellness.org

Brown Bag Lectures

The Women's Health Resource Center provides on-going education for the University of Nebraska Medical Center through a monthly brown bag lecture series. The lectures are available in person or online through the video library. 

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Breastfeeding Conference - August 26, 2015

Keynote Speakers
Coming in 2015!

Target audience
Physicians (OB/GYN, pediatric and family medicine), nurses, lactation consultants, registered dietitians, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, breastfeeding advocates, social workers, and students.

Coming in 2015! 

Continuing education
Continuing education is offered.

About the conference
In it's tenth year, the one-day conference is sponsored by Olson Center for Women's Health and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in cooperation with UNMC College of Nursing and UNMC Center for Continuing Education and is offered to healthcare professionals. The conference corporate sponsor is UNMC Physicians.  Conference location is at the La Vista Conference Center at Embassy Suites.

Conference facts from 2013's conference:

  • 360 attendees
  • 18 exhibitors

Exhibit space was full for 2013! To find out how you can exhibit at the 2015 conference, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Childbirth Classes

If you are planning on delivering at our hospital, The Nebraska Medical Center, you are able to register for their childbirth, lamaze, sibling, or breastfeeding educational classes.  All classes are hosted at the Olson Center. For more information on the hospital classes, please call (800) 922-0000.

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Breastfeeding & Pregnancy for Families Curriculum 

The Olson Center’s lactation counselors offer prenatal classes designed to prepare you to meet your new baby such as Getting to Know Your Baby, Nutrition for You & Your Growing Baby, Hospital Preparation, and more!  On Tuesdays at 5:30 pm, Mommy & Me Support Group is offered to all expecting & new moms.  For more information on these classes and support group, please call (402) 915-1559.

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