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Augusta Health Events Calendar – April 2016

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Download April 2016 Calendar (.pdf)

 

LUNCH AND LEARN

Topic: Cancer Center Update
Speaker: Brad Johnson
Tuesday, April 5 • 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Augusta Community Care Building Free. Reservations Required; Call 540.245.7827.

 

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING

Wednesday, April 6 • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Valley Mission, Staunton
Free. Call 540.332.4976 for more information.

 

WALK WITH A DOC (Community Walking Program)

Join us for an hour-long community walk led by a physician.
New participants receive a pedometer and t-shirts.
Free. Call 540.932.4976 for more information.
* Saturday, April 2 • 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton. Meet at the Bandstand. Cancelled in the event of inclement Weather.
* Saturday, April 16 • 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Greenway Trail, Waynesboro. Meet at Dominion Shelter at Constitution Park. Rain location is Rosenwald Community Center.

 

Annual Hospital Volunteer Luncheon

Thursday, May 5 • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Frontier Culture Museum, Staunton
Invitations will be mailed. For more information, contact Lee Phillips in Volunteer Services, 540.332.4741

 

A Women’s Health Event: Just Breathe

Thursday, May 5
Registration begins at 4:30 pm, Event: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lifetime Fitness Center

Are you always rushing to get to the next item on your to-do list? Take an evening to “Just Breathe.” Join us for an assortment of sessions just for you! Learn mindfulness practices to use at home, find your bliss in a meditation session, walk away your worries through our labyrinth, learn how to organize your kitchen for better health and learn tips for those who may have food allergies. In between sessions you can also stop by to visit our staff for a blood pressure/pulse check, a DermaScan screening, have a body composition assessment and sample healthy snacks. Free. For more information, contact Kristen Printy, 540.932.4944.

 

WELLNESS CLASSES

Gain Independence from Tobacco (GIFT)
Begin Your Journey to Stop Smoking/Using Smokeless Tobacco

Taught by a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist.
Guidelines and recommendations are given on an individual basis. Next class begins April 11. For class
information or one-on-one consultation, contact Dana Breeding, 540.332.4988.

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Diabetes and Nutrition

Type 1 Diabetes Support Group
For those with Type 1 Diabetes and their family and friends.
Thursday, April 7 from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Free. Reservations preferred; Call 540.213.2537 for exact location information.

 

Diabetes Workshops

Take one or more of our four workshops and learn how to have a better life with diabetes.
Tuesdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26 from 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm
Waynesboro Public Library
Free. For more information, call 540.332.4190.

 

Oncology and Cancer

For more information about Cancer Support Groups, contact Leigh Anderson, 540.245.7105.
Friends Listening to Friends
For newly diagnosed cancer patients who have fears, questions or concerns. This group also addresses life after cancer treatments.
Tuesdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26 from 11:00 am-12:15 pm
Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room.

Continuing Survivorship Group
For cancer patients who have completed treatment but still feel the need for continued support.
For more information, call 540.245.7105.

 

Ostomy

Diversions Ostomy Support Group
To share ideas and improve the quality of life following ostomy surgery.
Monday, April 11 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Augusta Community Care Building; for information call 540.332.4346.

 

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
For those who are impacted by Parkinson’s Disease and their family members, partners and friends. Speaker: Adam Penn, pharmacy student. Topic: Medication Management. Free.
Saturday, April 2 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Augusta Community Care Building;
for information, email Ben Herz at nherz@augustahealth.com or nherz@mbc.edu.

 

Stroke

Shenandoah Valley Stroke Club
For those who have experienced a stroke and their family members, and friends.
Friday, April 1 at 12:00 pm. For more information contact Shelley at 540.332.4047.

 

Check out the Augusta Health website for other classes at www.augustahealth.com/calendar.

 
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