Augusta Health Events: November 2016

augusta healthEvents on the calendar at Augusta Health for the month of November 2016.

 

Special Events

DIABETES DAY

Tuesday, November 1

1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Augusta Community Care Building

Information and registration:  540.213.2537

An afternoon of learning for those with, at risk for, or caring for someone with diabetes.  Information and handouts will be available.

 

QUILTS OF COMFORT AUCTION

Saturday, November 5

Doors open 8:00 am

Breakfast Buffet 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Live Auction begins at 10:00 am

Augusta Expo

Information:  540.332.4904 or www.quiltsofcomfort.org

Fundraising auction of quilts to benefit Hospice of the Shenandoah’s Gifted Care Program.

Fee:  Adults:  $15; Children 6-12 years:  $10; Children under 6:  free

 

LUNCH AND LEARN

Speaker:  Mary Mannix

An Augusta Health Update

Tuesday, November 8

12:00 noon – 1:00 pm

Augusta Community Care Building

Free, but reservations required; call 540.245.7900

 

SPECIAL DIET FOOD DEMONSTRATION

Thursday, November 10:  Anti-Inflammatory Diet (Lentil Vegetable Soup)

Thursday, December 15:  Healthy Holiday Eating (Ginger Carrot Salad with Cranberries)

3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Augusta Community Care Building

Information and registration:  540.332.5522

Mary Beth Landes, MS RD CSO, Augusta Health Cancer Center dietitian, presents information and recipes designed to reduce cancer risk.

 

MANAGING DIABETES:  Next Steps with an A1c Champion

Thursday, November 17

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Heart & Vascular Center Conference Room

Information and registration:  540.213.2538

A presentation about managing diabetes from a patient’s perspective.

 

Coming in December:

  • Lights of Love, Annual Tree Lighting Celebration

Sunday, December 4, 4:30 pm; Atrium Lobby

 

Wellness Classes

Living Well with Diabetes:  Doctor Prescribed Course Billed to Insurance

This course is part of the Augusta Health Diabetes & Nutrition Education Self-Management Program.  A doctor’s referral is required; insurance is billed.  This is a different course than the free six week class for the general public.  Information and registration at 213.2537.

Tuesdays, November 1, 8 and 15, and January 10

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Location TBD

 

Preventing Diabetes Class

A one-session class taught by a Diabetes Health Educator for those who have been diagnosed with pre-diabetes or for those interested in learning about their risk for Diabetes.  Information and registration at 540.213.2537.

Saturday, November 12

10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Heart and Vascular Conference Room

 

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.

 

Meetings at Augusta Health

Tuesday, November 1

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, November 3

Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

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

For information and location, please call Jean Magee at 540.213.2538.

TBD

6:00 – 7:30 pm

 

Friday, November 4

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.

Noon-2:00 pm

 

Saturday, November 5

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

For those who are impacted by Parkinson’s Disease and their family members, partners and friends.  This month’s topic is “Journaling for Health” with speaker Ginger Moran.  For information, please email Joyce Huddle at joyce229@comcast.net or call 540.942.2229 or Ashley Reibel at areibel@augustahealth.com.

Augusta Community Care Building

2:00 – 4:00 pm

 

Tuesday, November 8

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, November 15

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, November 17

Type 2 Diabetes Support Group

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

For information and location, please call Jean at 540.213.2538.

TBD

5:30 – 6:30 pm

 

Tuesday, November 22

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, November 29

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