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


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