Augusta Health Beat: Events, programs in February

Special Events

augusta healthCVI (Chronic Venous Insufficiency)/Varicose Vein Screening
Thursday, February 6 at 4:30 pm
Monday, February 10 at 12:00 noon
Wednesday, February 12 at 7:30 am
Heart & Vascular Center, Ground Floor Conference Room
Free, but appointment required; call 540.245.7080

Lunch and Learn
Topic: Augusta Health Update
Speaker: Mary N. Mannix, FACHE, President and CEO
Wednesday, February 12
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Augusta Community Care Building
Free, but reservations required by Monday, February 10; call 540.245.7900

Hospice Volunteer Training
Living at the End of Life
Six Classes, Mondays and Thursdays:  February 17, 20, 24, 27 and March 2, 5
Augusta Community Care Building
Register by February 10; call 540.332.4977

Annual Heart Health Fair
Wednesday, February 19
7:00 am – 10:00 am
Augusta Health Fitness Center
Screenings for Blood Pressure, Carotid Artery, Cholesterol, Fasting Glucose, Pulmonary Function and Stroke.
Free, except $10 for Cholesterol Lipid Panel Blood Draw
Pre-Registration required for Carotid Artery and Pulmonary Function only:  540.245.7910

Health Education Classes

Diabetes
For information or registration, call Outpatient Diabetes & Nutrition Education, 540.213.2537
Counting Carbs, Planning Meals & Getting Active
Monday, February 17
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Augusta Community Care Building
Learn about carbohydrate counting, nutrition label reading, meal planning and preparation and dining out when diabetic.  Eat healthfully and still enjoy favorite foods.  Note:  A physician’s referral is required to attend this class.

Diabetes Prevention Class
Tuesday, February 18
9:00 am – 10:30 am
Heart & Vascular Center, Ground Floor Conference Room
For individuals who have been diagnosed with Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes—a chance to identify risk factors and learn to make lifestyle changes needed to prevent or delay diabetes.

Fitness
For information or registration, call Augusta Health Fitness, 540.332.5956
High Intensity Interval Training
Tuesdays, February 4, 11 and 18
4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Cost:  $65
With Personal Trainer Zach Allen

Self Defense Workshop
Tuesdays, February 4, 11, 18 and 25
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cost: $5
With Grandmaster Tom Muncy

Aquatic Shoulder and Hand Clinic
Fridays, February 7, 14, 21 and 28
11:00 am
Therapy Fitness Pool
Cost:$40 members; $50 non-member

Ongoing Consultations

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

Support Group Meetings at Augusta Health

Tuesday, February 4
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. For information, please call Leigh Anderson, 540.245.7105.
Augusta Community Care Building
11:00 am-12:15 pm

Thursday, February 6
Stronger Together—Breast Cancer Support Group
For patients diagnosed with breast cancer—an opportunity to share personal stories, celebrate victories, express emotions and be uplifted.  For information, please call Donna Berdeaux, 540.332.5072.
Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room
3:00pm – 4:30 pm

Friday, February 7
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.
Augusta Community Care Building, Room 3
Starts at 12:00 pm

Saturday, February 8
Parkinson’s Disease Support Group
For those impacted by Parkinson’s Disease and their family members, partners and friends.  Survey and follow-up discussion this month.  For information, please contact Joyce at joyce229@comcast.net or 540.943.2229 or Ashley at areibel@augustahealth.com
Augusta Community Care Building
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tuesday, February 11
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.  For information, please call Leigh Anderson, 540.245.7105
Augusta Community Care Building
11:00 am-12:15 pm

Thursday, February 13
Stronger Together—Breast Cancer Support Group
For patients diagnosed with breast cancer—an opportunity to share personal stories, celebrate victories, express emotions and be uplifted.  For information, please call Donna Berdeaux, 540.332.5072.
Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Tuesday, February 18
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.  For information, please call Leigh Anderson, 540.245.7105
Augusta Community Care Building
11:00 am-12:15 pm

Thursday, February 20
Stronger Together—Breast Cancer Support Group
For patients diagnosed with breast cancer—an opportunity to share personal stories, celebrate victories, express emotions and be uplifted.  For information, please call Donna Berdeaux, 540.332.5072.
Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Thursday, February 20
Diabetes Support Group—Type 1 and Type 2
For those interested in learning more about managing diabetes—family, friends and partners welcome, too.  For information, please call 540.213.2538.
Heart & Vascular Center, Ground Floor Conference Room
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Tuesday, February 25
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.  For information, please call Leigh Anderson, 540.245.7105
Augusta Community Care Building
11:00 am-12:15 pm

Thursday, February 27
Stronger Together—Breast Cancer Support Group
For patients diagnosed with breast cancer—an opportunity to share personal stories, celebrate victories, express emotions and be uplifted.  For information, please call Donna Berdeaux, 540.332.5072.
Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm


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