Augusta Health Events Calendar: January 2018

augusta healthEvents, classes and presentations at Augusta Health on the calendar for the month of January 2018.

 

LUNCH AND LEARN
Topic: Cancer:  What do you really need to know?
Speaker:  Kelvin Raybon, MD, Augusta Health Cancer Center
Wednesday, January 17
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
Augusta Community Care Building
Free, but reservations required; call 540.245.7827

 

Diabetes Classes

Carbohydrate Counting 101 (Physician Referral Required)
Class for diabetic patients that covers carbohydrate counting, nutrition label reading, meal planning and preparation and dining out.  Requires Physician Referral.
For information or registration, call 540.213.2537.
Tuesday, January 9
9:30 am – 11:00 am
Heart & Vascular Center, Ground Floor Conference Room

Diabetes Boot Camp (Physician Referral Required)
Three hour class to help those with Type 2 Diabetes learn to manage the disease and take control of their lives. Requires Physician Referral.
For information or registration, call 540.213.2537.
Saturday, January 27
9:30 am – 12:00 am
Heart & Vascular Center, Ground Floor Conference Room

Diabetes Prevention Class
A one-session program taught by a Certified Diabetes Educator that is designed to help those who have been diagnosed as pre-diabetic learn about risk factors and lifestyle changes that may delay or prevent the development of Type 2 Diabetes.
For information or registration, call 540.213.2537.
Saturday, January 13
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Heart & Vascular Center, Ground Floor Conference Room

 

Ongoing Consultations

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

 

Meetings at Augusta Health

Tuesday, January 2
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 Health Cancer Center Conference Room
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Thursday, January 4
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 Leigh Anderson, 540.245.7105
Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room
3:00 – 4:30 pm

Friday, January 5
Shenandoah Valley Stroke Club
For those who have experienced a stroke and their family members, partners and friends. This month’s meeting is a luncheon at an off-site location. Reservation required.  For information or to make a reservation, call Shelley at 540.332.4047.
Starts at 11:00 am

Monday, January 8
Diversions Ostomy Support Group
To share ideas and improve the quality of life after ostomy surgery.
For information, please call 540.245.7236.
Augusta Community Care Building
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Tuesday, January 9
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 Health Cancer Center Conference Room
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Thursday, January 11
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 Leigh Anderson, 540.245.7105.
Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room
3:00 – 4:30 pm

Tuesday, January 16
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 Health Cancer Center Conference Room
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Thursday, January 18
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 Leigh Anderson, 540.245.7105.
Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room
3:00 – 4:30 pm

Thursday, January 18
Diabetes Support Group—Type 1 and Type 2
For all those interested in learning more about managing diabetes—family, friends and partners welcome, too.  For information, please call Jean at 540.213.2537.
Mannix Conference Room, Heart and Vascular Center
5:30 – 6:30 pm

Tuesday, January 23
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 Health Cancer Center Conference Room
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Thursday, January 25
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 Leigh Anderson, 540.245.7105.
Augusta Health Cancer Center Conference Room
3:00 – 4:30 pm

Tuesday, January 30
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 Health Cancer Center Conference Room
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Books from AFP

2018-19 UVA Basketball Preview: Just $1.99 on Amazon!

UVA Basketball finished the 2017-18 season ranked at the top of the national polls. Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham offers his insight and analysis on the 2018-19 'Hoos, breaking down the roster, the legacy of coach Tony Bennett, and how the loss to UMBC could fuel a run through March Madness next spring.

The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever: Just $3.49 on Amazon!

Chris Graham offers a glimpse behind the curtain of the pro wrestling business in his new book, The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, the inside story of the 2011 Night of Legends, a live pay-per-view event featuring stars including WWE Hall of Famers Kevin Nash, "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan and The Rock 'n Roll Express that was met with almost universally negative reviews.

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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