January events at Augusta Health

augusta-health-headerSpecial Events at Augusta Health

THE BIG SQUEEZE

Wednesday, January 7—Valley Mission in Staunton, 5-6 pm

Wednesday, January 21—Casa de Amistad/Basic United Methodist Church in Waynesboro, 5-6 pm

The Big Squeeze is a free blood pressure screening and education program at community-based sites, with the goal of lowering BP community-wide—reducing the risk for heart attack and stroke.

 

LUNCH AND LEARN

Speaker:  Mary Mannix, an Augusta Health Update

Thursday, January 15

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Augusta Community Care Building

Reservations Required; Call 540.245.7900

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH FORUM

Wednesday, January 28

11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Augusta Community Care Building

Meeting of community agencies and health providers to identify and address community health needs.  Call 540.332.4190 for more information.

 

 

Ongoing Consultations

Stop Smoking:  Gain Independence from Tobacco (GIFT)

Call 540.332.4988 for information or to schedule a free one-on-one consultation. 

 

Cancer Survivorship Support

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

 

Wellness Classes

Stop Smoking:  Gain Independence from Tobacco (GIFT)

Smoking and smokeless tobacco cessation program that helps participants create and individual ‘quit plan’.  The fee of $25 is refunded if the participant attends all classes.  For information, please call 540.332.4988.

Mondays, January 19-26

Augusta Community Care Building

6:00 – 8:00 pm

 

Meetings at Augusta Health

Monday, January 5

Fortitude

A support group for cancer patients with a late stage cancer diagnosis.

Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room

4:00-5:00 pm

 

Tuesday, January 6

Friends Listening to Friends

A support group for newly diagnosed cancer patients who have fears, questions or concerns.  This group also addresses life after cancer treatments.

Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room

11:00 am-12:15 pm

 

Thursday, January 8

Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

For those with Type 1 Diabetes and their family and friends.

For information, please call 540.213.2537.

Augusta Community Care Building

6:00 – 7:30 pm

 

Friday, January 9

Shenandoah Valley Stroke Club

For those who have experienced a stroke and their family members, partners and friends.

For information call Shelley at 540.332.4047 or 540.932.4047

Noon-2:00 pm

 

Monday, January 12

Fortitude

A support group for cancer patients with a late stage cancer diagnosis.

Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room

4:00-5:00 pm

 

Tuesday, January 13

Friends Listening to Friends

A support group for newly diagnosed cancer patients who have fears, questions or concerns.  This group also addresses life after cancer treatments.

Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room

11:00 am-12:15 pm

 

Thursday, January 15

Lean on Me (Caregivers)

A support group to help those who take care of loved ones take care of themselves.

Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room

4:00-5:00 pm

 

Monday, January 19

Fortitude

A support group for cancer patients with a late stage cancer diagnosis.

Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room

4:00-5:00 pm

 

Tuesday, January 20

Friends Listening to Friends

A support group for newly diagnosed cancer patients who have fears, questions or concerns.  This group also addresses life after cancer treatments.

Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room

11:00 am-12:15 pm

 

Tuesday, January 20

Celiac Sprue (Gluten-Free) Support Group

Practical tips—including samples of food available locally or over the internet, recipes and visits from local restaurants and grocery stores—to manage gluten-free living at home, school and work.  For information, call Laura at 540.332.5034.

Augusta Community Care Building

5:00-7:00 pm

 

Thursday, January 22

Lean on Me (Caregivers)

A support group to help those who take care of loved ones take care of themselves.

Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room

4:00-5:00 pm

 

Monday, January 26

Fortitude

A support group for cancer patients with a late stage cancer diagnosis.

Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room

4:00-5:00 pm

 

Monday, January 26

Type 2 Diabetes Support Group

For those with Type 2 Diabetes and their family and friends.

For information, please call 540.213.2537.

Heart and Vascular Center Conference Room

5:00 – 6:00 pm

 

Tuesday, January 27

Friends Listening to Friends

A support group for newly diagnosed cancer patients who have fears, questions or concerns.  This group also addresses life after cancer treatments.

Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room

11:00 am-12:15 pm

 

Thursday, January 29

Lean on Me (Caregivers)

A support group to help those who take care of loved ones take care of themselves.

Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room

4:00-5:00 pm

Books from AFP

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Mad About U: History of University Hall available on Amazon for just $5.99!

Mad About U: Four Decades of at University Hall is a comprehensive book covering the players, coaches and memories of University Hall at the University of Virginia. Join us as we look back at the memories from more than 40 years in U Hall.


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