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CLASSESPROGRAMSTOURSLOCATIONSSPRING2015 HeartandStrokeRiskAssessmentsandorBloodPressureScreeningsFREEAbingtonHealthispleasedtooffercommunity-basedfreeheartandstrokeriskassessmentsandbloodpressurescreenings.Takestepsnecessarytomonitoryourbloodpressureandassessyourriskforheartattackorstroke.Nurseswillreviewwaystoreduceyourriskidentifyearlysignsandsymptomsofheartattackandstrokeandwhentocall9-1-1.Registrationnotrequired.Walk-insarewelcome.information215-481-2204orwww.abingtonhealth.orgdatesfirstMondayofeachmonthtime10AMto12NOONlocationAHCWarminsterMainLobbydateMondaysMarch16andJune15time1030to1130AMlocationUpperDublinPublicLibrarydatesMondaysMarch23andJune22time1030to1130AMlocationUpperMorelandPublicLibrarydatesMondaysMay18andAugust17time1030to1130AMlocationWissahickonPublicLibraryAmblerdateTuesdayMay19time2to3PMlocationAbingtonTownshipPublicLibrarydatesfirstWednesdayofeachmonthtime10AMto12NOONlocationAbingtonMemorialHospitalWidenerBuildingShordayAtriumdateWednesdayMarch25time1230to1PMlocationNorthWalesPublicLibrarydatesfirstThursdayofeachmonthtime1030to12NOONlocationLansdaleHospitalMainLobbydateFridayMarch20time2to3PMlocationElkinsParkLibrarydateFridaysApril10andJuly10time1030to1130AMlocationWissahickonPublicLibraryBlueBellFordatesandtimesoffreescreeningsatothercommunitylocationscall215-481-2204orvisitourwebsiteatwww.abingtonhealth.orgclassesandeventsCholesterolScreeningBloodwillbedrawnfromyourarmforatotalcholesterolcountdoesnotincludeHDLLDLratioortriglycerides.Theresultswillbemailedtoyouthenextworkingday.Noappointmentnecessary.Fastingnotnecessary.datesMondaysthroughFridaystime8AMto4PMlocationAbingtonMemorialHospitalWidenerBuildinggroundfloorcashierfee8information215-481-2269KoreanEducationDinnerProgramIsitaHeartAttackorStrokeFREEEverymomentcountswhenapersonishavingaheartattackorstroke.WouldyoubeabletoidentifythewarningsignsandknowwhattodoHands-onlyCPRdemonstrationfollowspresentation.dateMondayMay11time530to7PMlocationLansdaleHospitalClassroomsEFtoregister215-481-2204orwww.abingtonhealth.orgCardiopulmonaryResuscitationCPRAbingtonHealthisanAmericanHeartAssociationtrainingcenterwhichprovidesCPRandfirst-aidtrainingtocommunitymembersattwolocations.Pre-registrationisrequired.Classsizeislimited.Off-sitetrainingisavailable.AvailableprogramsincludeCPRAnytimeKitsE-LearningOptionsFamilyandFriendsCPRHealthcareProviderCPRHealthcareProvidersRenewalCPRHeartsaverCPRandAEDHeartsaverFirstAidHeartsaverFirstAidCPRandAEDfeevariesbyclasslocationsAHCSchillingNorthwoodBuildingSuiteFOR51MedicalCampusDriveLansdaleORGrandViewHospitaltoregister215-361-6708orwww.abingtonhealth.orgHEARTANDVASCULARINSTITUTE2 SpeakersBureauAbingtonHealthiscommittedtothehealthofourcommunity.Thatswhywehavephysiciansandotherhealthcareprofessionalsavailabletospeaktoyourschoolserviceclubcivicgrouporreligiousorganization.Bestofallweofferthisservicefreeofcharge.Topicsincludeseniorhealthorthopaedicsurologynutritionsmokingcessationcancereducationwomenshealthemergencycaremedicationsafetyheartdiseaseincludinghypertensionandstressmanagementcaregivingmaximizingyourmemoryandmuchmore.AbingtonHealth215-481-7679orwww.abingtonhealth.orgspeakersbureau3www.abingtonhealth.orgIsitaHeartAttackorStrokeFREEEverymomentcountswhenapersonishavingaheartattackorstroke.WouldyoubeabletoidentifythewarningsignsandknowwhattodoBloodpressurescreeningswillbeofferedbeforeandafterthepresentation.dateWednesdayMarch25time1to2PMlocationNorthWalesAreaLibrarytoregister215-481-2204orwww.abingtonhealth.orgCookingwiththeDocHeartHealthySummertimeCookingJoinRichardA.GoldsteinMDcardiologistwithAbingtonHealthsHeartandVascularCenterandtheGiantsCookingSchoolchefandnutritionisttolearnnewandhealthywaystopreparetastylow-cholesterolmeals.dateThursdayMay7time530to7PMlocationWillowGroveGiantCommunityCenterfee15toregister215-784-1960ORTHOPAEDICSPINEINSTITUTESolutionsforPainfulKneesFREEJoinorthopaedicsurgeonsformtheOrthopaedicSpineInstitutetolearnmoreaboutminimallyinvasivekneereplacementsurgery.Theywillintroduceourlatesttechnologythenewrobotic-assistedpartialkneeresurfacingprocedureMAKOplasty.Aquestionandanswerperiodwillbeincludedtoaddressspecifickneereplacementconcerns.dateThursdayMarch19locationAbingtonMemorialHospitalLenfestPavilionFrobeseConferenceCenterClassrooms1and2ORdateTuesdayApril21locationLansdaleHospitalClassroomsEFORdateThursdayMay14locationAHCWarminsterMainMeetingRoomtime630to8pmtoregister215-481-BONE2663ConsideringaJointReplacementFREEIfyouareconsideringreplacingyourhiporkneepleasejoinusforafreeeducationalclass.datesTuesdayMay5time7PMlocationLansdaleHospitalBoardRoomtoregister215-481-BONEorwww.abingtonhealth.orgclasses 4SkinCancerScreeningFREESkincancerisoneofthemostcommonandcurabletypesofcancer.Dermatologistswillperformascreeningforskincanceraswellaslesionsatriskofcancer.Skincancerratescontinuetoincreaseanditisbecomingmorecommonamongyoungeradults.Thisprogramisprovidedfortheuninsuredorunderinsured.Byappointmentonly.datestimesPleasecallfordatesandtimeslocationAbingtonMemorialHospitalAmbulatoryServicesUnitWidenerBuildingORlocationLansdaleHospitalOutpatientProcedureSuitegroundfloorORlocationAbingtonHealthCenterBlueBelltoregister215-361-6708Pre-registrationisrequired.SAVETHEDATEProstateCancerScreeningFREETheAmericanCancerSocietyACSrecommendsthatmenmakeinformeddecisionswiththeirhealthcareprovidersaboutwhethertobescreenedforprostatecanceraftergettinginformationabouttheuncertaintiesrisksandpotentialbenefits.Thisdiscussionshouldtakeplaceatage50formostmenoratage45ifthereareadditionalriskfactorsforprostatecancer.LansdaleHospitaloffersthisthree-partprogramincludingeducationaPSAbloodtestandadigitalrectalexaminationbyparticipatingurologists.dateSaturdaySeptember12time8to10AMlocationLansdaleHospitalOutpatientProcedureSuitegroundfloortoregister215-361-6708Pre-registrationisrequired.ProstateCancerSupportGroupFREEThissupportgroupprovideseducationsupportandencouragementtomendiagnosedwithprostatecancer.ThegroupmeetsthesecondMondayofeachmonthfrom1to2pmintheGardenTrainingRoomatAbingtonHospital.ContactRebeccaZuspanat215-481-6700orRebeccacancersupportphiladelphia.orgCancerRiskAssessmentProgramFREETheRosenfeldCancerCenteroffersthisprogramforthosewhomaybeatriskfordevelopingbreastandovariancancerandorcolonandendometrialcancerandforanyoneconcernedaboutdevelopingasecondarycancer.Participantsreceivecounselingandeducationregardinggeneticandenvironmentalriskfactorsandareofferedgenetictestingwhenappropriate.information215-481-2715oncologyclinicalnursespecialistLookGoodFeelBetterFREEThisprogramhelpswomendealwithchangesintheirappearancethatmayresultfromchemotherapyandradiationtreatments.Freecosmetickitsdemonstrationsandhairandfacialmakeoversprovided.SponsoredbyAbingtonHealththeAmericanCancerSocietyACSandtheCosmeticToiletryandFragranceAssociation.Classmeetsbi-monthlyandislimitedto12.Callfordatestimeslocationandtoregister1-800-227-2345.ReachtoRecoveryFREEThisprogramprovidespeersupportandeducationforwomenormenwhoarefacingapossiblediagnosisofbreastcancer.Learnmoreaboutlumpectomymastectomyandorbreastreconstructionchemotherapyradiationtherapyandotherformsoftreatment.ReachtoRecoveryvolunteersarebreastcancersurvivorswhohavebeentrainedbyACS.Patientsandvolunteersmaymeetface-to-faceorbytelephone.information215-481-3191breastcancercarecoordinatoror888-227-5445press1forreferralCancer-relatedFatigueProgramPhysicaltherapistsandexercisephysiologistsassistpeoplewhohavecancerandareexperiencingfatiguetohelpthemrestoretheirenergylevels.datesCallfordatesandtimeslocationAHCSchillingWillowoodBuildingSuite150fee60forsixsessionstoregister215-481-2160THEROSENFELDCANCERCENTER HeartandStrokeRiskAssessmentsFREESeepage2foralistofdatestimesandlocations.MovementMattersExerciseGroupParkinsonDiseaseAnexercisephysiologistleadsindividualswithParkinsonsdiseasethroughaseriesofstretchingstrengtheningandbalanceexercisesusingTherabandsinasafecomfortablesetting.Physicianclearanceisrequired.Participantsmustbeindependentlymobileorhaveanassistantfamilymemberorcaregiverthroughoutthe60-minutesession.Thereisasix-personminimumand10-personmaximum.Callfordatestimeslocationandtoregister215-481-5902.SleepDisordersCentersAbingtonHealthsSleepDisordersCentershaveexpertsleepspecialistswhodiagnoseandtreatsleepconditionsandofferthemosteffectivetreatments.OurdedicatedsleepprogramforchildrenisoneofthefewintheDelawareValleyfocusedonpediatricsleepproblems.LocatedatAbingtonMemorialHospitalLansdaleHospitalandinfourotherlocationsinMontgomeryandBuckscountiesweusethelatesttechnologyandtreatmentstohelppatientsachievehealthfulsleep.Appointmentsarescheduledpromptly.Toseeasleepspecialistcall215-481-2226.FortheSellersvillelocationonlycall215-453-8106.Forinformationvisitwww.abingtonhealth.orgbrain.VolunteerOpportunitiesInServiceToOurCommunityVolunteersarewelcomedandareasignificantpartofthehealthcareteam.Assignmentsarebaseduponindividualskillsandinterestsaswellasthehospitalsneeds.Morningafternoonandeveningassignmentsareavailableinpatientcareclericalfundraisingorcommunity-basedpositions.Call215-481-2490ore-mailvolunteerabingtonhealth.orgforanapplicationforAbingtonMemorialHospitalorforLansdaleHospitalcall215-361-4484HumanResourcesorvisitourwebsitewww.abingtonhealth.org.5www.abingtonhealth.orgNEUROSCIENCESINSTITUTEOutreachBreastCancerScreeningandEducationFREEThisprogramissupportedbythePhiladelphiaAffiliateofSusanG.KomenfortheCure.Womenwhoare40yearsofageorolderuninsuredorunderinsuredandhavenothadamammogramforoneyearareencouragedtoregister.Freeclinicalbreastexaminationmammogrambreastcancerawarenessandinstructioninbreastselfexaminationareprovided.Servicesareprovidedinawelcomingenvironmentwithspecialattentiontolanguageassistanceneeds.On-siteinterpretersareavailable.Registrationisrequiredforappointment.dateWednesdaysMarch18April15andMay20time4to730PMlocationAHCSchillingNorthwoodBuildingSuiteFtoregister215-481-2586or215-481-6864YoungHeeSoRNKoreanlanguageCancerSupportCommunityGreaterPhiladelphiaatAbingtonFREECancerSupportCommunityGreaterPhiladelphiaatAbingtonprovidescancersupportservicessuchassupportgroupsworkshopslecturesandsocialeventsforthoselivingwithcancerandtheirlovedones.EveryMondayfrom10to11ameitherchairyogaforcancerpatientsorguidedmeditationareoffered.Supportgroupsareheldat11amBreastCancerSupportGrouponthefirstMondayofthemonthLivingWithCancerSupportGroupforanycancerdiagnosisuntil18monthspost-treatmentonthesecondandthirdMondaysMetastaticCancerSupportGroupforindividualswhohavehadcancerwithmetastasesonthelastMondayofthemonth.Pleasecallorvisitourwebsitewww.cancersupport-philadelphia.orgformoreinformation.Programparticipantsreceivefreeparkingvouchers.dateEveryMondaytime10AMto2PMlocationAbingtonMemorialHospitalGardenTrainingRoomWidenerBuildinggroundfloorinformation215-481-6700orRebeccacancersupportphiladelphia.org 6IDEASFORHEALTHYLIVINGDinnerwiththeDocsSeriesatLansdaleHospitalAllDinnerwiththeDocseventsareatthesametimeandlocationtime5to7PMlocationLansdaleHospitalClassroomsEFfee5persessionincludesdinnertoregister215-481-2204orwww.abingtonhealth.orgIsitForgetfulnessorDementiaMaureenSestitoDOInternalMedicinediscusseshowtodistinguishbetweensimpleforgetfulnessandamoreseriousconditionlikedementia.Inadditionwewilllearnmoreaboutthelatestnewsabouttreatmentsfordementia.dateWednesdayMarch18WhatYouNeedtoKnowAboutSkinCancerJoinFloydJ.HermanMDPlasticandReconstructiveSurgeryforapresentationabouthowtoavoidskincancer.Hewillalsodiscussthemostrecentskincancerstreatmentsavailable.dateWednesdayApril22FootandAnkleUpdateJoinEvanCichelliDPMPodiatrytolearnhowtodealwithcommonfootandankleproblems.dateWednesdayMay6DiabetesEducationTheDiabetesCenteroffersDiabetesSelf-ManagementTrainingprogramsattheAHC-Schillingcampus.Bothgroupclassesandindividualsessionsareoffered.Oursessionsprovideawiderangeoftopicsincludingmealplanningdiabetesmedicationspreventingcomplicationsexerciseandmakingadjustmentsfordailyliving.TheDiabetesCenterusesateamapproachforeducationandcounselingwithyouasthekeymemberoftheteam.Registerednursesandregistereddietitianswhoarealsocertifieddiabeteseducatorsarededicatedtohelpingyougaincontrolofyourdiabeteswhilemaintaininganoptimalstateofhealthandwellbeing.Togethertheteamwilldesignanindividualizedplanthatmatchesyourlifestyleandeducationalneeds.ComprehensiveDiabetesEducationAsix-sessionprogramforindividualswithdiabetesandtheirfamilymembers.GestationalDiabetesEducationandMedicalNutritionTherapyforGestationalDiabetesIncludesorientationtogestationaldiabetesglucosemeterinstructionandmealplanning.LearningtoTakeInsulinOne-sessionprogramincludesinjectionofinsulinandrelatedtopics.FormoreinformationclasslocationsandtoregisterforanydiabetesclasscontactTheDiabetesCenterAHCSchillingNorthwoodBuildingat215-672-0899.InternationalSpringFestivalFREELansdaleHospitalinvitesyoutojoinusforwellnessprogramsfoodandfunsponsoredbytheLansdalePublicLibrary.EnjoyhealthinformationandgiveawaystooRegistrationnotrequired.dateSaturdayApril18time11AMto5PMlocationNorthPennHighSchoolinformation215-855-3228LansdalePublicLibraryorwww.internationalspringfestival.comLivingWellSeriesFREEAseriesoftalkstostimulateyourmindnourishyoursoulandhealyourbody.Learnwhatstepsyoucantaketonotonlylivelongerbutaddmoremeaningandindependencetoyourlife.dateMondayMarch2IsitIrritableBowelorColonCancerdateMondayApril6IsitaHeartAttackorStrokedateMondayMay4IsitDementiaorDepressiontime1030to1130AMlocationAHCWarminsterCampusMainMeetingRoomORdateMondayMarch9IsitIrritableBowelorColonCancerdateMondayApril13IsitaHeartAttackorStrokedateMondayMay11IsitDementiaorDepressiontime1030to1130AMlocationLansdaleHospitalClassroomsEFtoregister215-481-2204orwww.abingtonhealth.orgWellnessMattersLivingLifeintheFaceofChronicIllnessSeriesFREECopingwithchronicillnesscreatesmanychallengesforthepersondiagnosedandtheirlovedones.Adjustingtoanewnormalisstressfulandcanleadtoworryanxietyandevendepressioneachofwhichcantheninturnaffectthemanagementoftheunderlyingillnessandrelationships.Thismonthlyseriesisforadultsofallageswhomaybedealingwithongoinghealthconcernsandwillexplorewaystosuccessfullymanagethedemandsofyourownillnessorbeingacaregivermanagingstressadjustingtomedicalregimescommunicatingeffectivelywiththehealthcareteamandbecomingawell-informedpatient.datesWednesdaysMarch11April8May13June10time5to6PMlocationLansdaleHospitalClassroomsABtoregister215-481-2204orwww.abingtonhealth.org InterpreterServicesWithpriornotificationAbingtonHealthcanarrangeforalanguageorsignlanguageinterpreterforindividualsinterestedinattendinganyCommunityHealthServicesortrainingevent.IfyourequireinterpreterservicespleasecontactCommunityHealthServicesat215-481-2204atleast48hourspriortotheeventtorequestassistance.7www.abingtonhealth.orgMindfulEating-FREEThisworkshopfocusesontipstolearnhowtocultivateyourinnergourmetavoidovereatingwithoutfeelingdeprivedandstrategiesyoucanputinplacetoavoidweightgain.dateThursdayMarch5time7to8PMlocationLansdaleHospitalClassroomsABtoregister215-481-2204orwww.abingtonhealth.orgSafeHarborFREEThelossofaparentsiblingorcaregiverisadevastatingexperienceforachild.SafeHarboraprogramforgrievingchildrenteensandtheirfamiliesprovidesacaringenvironmentwherefamiliescancomeforpeersupportandunderstanding.Groupsareofferedforchildrenages4-18youngadultsages19-29andtheirparentsandcaregivers.HealingafterSuicideandMovingOngroupsarealsoprovided.Sessionsaredividedbyageandmeetfor1.5hourstwiceamonth630to8PM.PleasecallSafeHarborat215-481-5983orgotowww.abingtonhealth.orgformoreinformation.CampCharlieFREECampCharlieisanannualone-weekchild-bereavementcamprunbySafeHarborAbingtonHealthsprogramforgrievingchildrenteensandtheirfamilies.Itprovideschildrenages6through12withasafefunplaceinwhichtoaddressgrievingthroughorganizedgamesactivitiesmusicartdramaandplentyofoutdoorfreeplay.Childrenaresupportedbyteenbuddieswhohaveexperiencedsimilarloss.ThisyearCampCharliewillbeheldJune22-26from9AMto2PM.RegistrationbeginsinMarch.FormoreinformationpleasecallSafeHarborat215-481-5983orgotowww.abingtonhealth.org.SmokingCessationProgramAbingtonMemorialHospitalandLansdaleHospitalarecommittedtohelpingthosewhoaretryingtoquitsmoking.TheSmokingCessationProgramisaseven-weekprogramthatfeaturesastraight-forwardrealisticapproachgivinginformationandtechniquesforconqueringthethreewayssmokersarelinkedtocigarettesaddictionhabitandpsychologicaldependence.Aminimumnumberofparticipantsarerequiredtoholdaclass.datesWednesdaysMarch11throughApril15andMondayMarch30QuitDatetime6to8PMlocationAHCSchillingWillowoodBuildingRoom162fees60six-weeksessiona30giftcardwillbeprovidedtoanyoneattendingallclassestoregister215-481-2204orwww.abingtonhealth.orgNEWSmokingCessationSupportGroupFREEStrivingtostaytobacco-freeIfyouhaverecentlyparticipatedinatobaccocessationprogrambutarestillstrugglingjoinustolearnadditionalstrategiesandanextrameasureofsupport.Aminimumnumberofparticipantsarerequired.dateSecondTuesdayofeachmonthbeginningMarch10time6to8PMlocationAHCSchillingWillowoodBuildingRoom162information215-481-2204orwww.abingtonhealth.org 8YourAbingtonHealthPhysicianspracticenowhasitsownwebsiteVisitwww.abingtonhealth.orgahpandclickonthenameofyourpracticetogotothesite.ThewebsiteallowsyoutoLearnmoreaboutthepracticeCheckoutphysicianprofilesFindofficehoursDownloadamapanddirectionsFindoutmoreaboutinsurancesReceivepracticeupdatesandbillingYoucanalsocommunicatewithustoRequestanappointmentorreferralRenewaprescriptionLeaveanon-urgentmessageFreedomfromSmokingOnlineinformationwww.ffsonline.orgWebsitesforSmokingCessationFREEforteenshttpteen.smokefree.govforwomenhttpwomen.smokefree.govforgeneralpublichttpsmokefree.govInstituteforMetabolicandBariatricSurgeryInformationSessionsFREEBariatricsurgeryistheonlyprovenprescriptionforlong-termweightlossforthosestrugglingwithobesity.Pleasejoinusforaninformationalseminarwellexplainyouroptionsanswerquestionsandshowyouhowourprogramcanliterallysaveyourlife.datesfirstTuesdayofthemonthtime630to830PMlocationAbingtonMemorialHospitaldatessecondThursdayofthemonthtime10to1130AMlocationAHCWarminsterdatesthirdThursdayofthemonthtime630to8PMlocationLansdaleHospitaldatesfourthFridayofthemonthtime11AMto1230PMlocationAHCWarminstertoregister215-481-2204orwww.abingtonhealth.orgMakeADifferenceDonateBloodFREEPleaseconsiderdonatingduringoneoftheblooddriveslistedbelow.Federalregulationsrequiredonorstowait56daysbetweendonations.PleasebringyourID.dateSundayMarch15time9AMto2PMdateWednesdayMarch25time7AMto5PMdateThursdayJune25time7AMto5PMlocationAbingtonMemorialHospitalgroundfloorRorerBuildingORdateWednesdayMarch25time830AMto130PMlocationAHCSchillingWillowoodBuildingORdateFridayMarch20time7AMto5PMdateSundayApril12time10AMto3PMdateWednesdayJune17time8AMto1PMlocationLansdaleHospitalClassroomsEFinformationortoregister1-800-RED-CROSSorwww.redcrossblood.org GeriatricAssessmentCenterTheGeriatricAssessmentCenterfocusesonfindingthebestmethodstomeettheneedsofolderadultsandtheirfamilies.Eachindividualwhocomestothecenterreceivesacomprehensiveevaluationbyourteamofhealthcareproviders.Membersoftheteamincludeafellowship-trainedboard-certifiedgeriatricianageriatricsocialworkerandacertifiedgeriatricnursepractitioner.Formoreinformationortoscheduleanappointment215-481-5640.SPRING2015CLASSESPROGRAMSTOURSLOCATIONSWWW.ABINGTONHEALTH.ORG9www.abingtonhealth.orgMULLERINSTITUTEFORSENIORHEALTHOperationReassuranceFREEFreecall-inserviceforanyoneage60andolder.Participantscallineachmorningsotrainedstaffmembersknowhowtheyaredoing.Iftheparticipantdoesnotcallinastaffmembercallsthemathome.Ifthereisnoanswerstafffollowspre-arrangeddirectionstoobtainhelp.information215-481-2571APPRISEFREEAppriseisafreehealthinsurancecounselingprogramdesignedtoassistPennsylvaniaresidentsage60andolder.SpeciallytrainedvolunteercounselorsanswerquestionsaboutMedicarebenefitssupplementalplansandmanagedcareoptions.Formoreinformationortoscheduleanappointment215-481-5740.ElderMedFREEThisisafreewellnessmembershipprogramdedicatedtoassistingindividualsage60oroldertostayhealthyandwellinformed.Membersareencouragedtoparticipateinavarietyofhealthandwellnessfitnessandsocialprograms.Formoreinformationortobecomeamember215-481-5740DementiaYouarenotAloneFREEAreyouorsomeoneyouloveaffectedbydementiaAreyouanemployerwhosebusinessisaffectedbyaworkforcejugglingworklifeandcaregivingJoinusaswetakealookattheresourcesavailableinourcommunitytosupportcaregiversandtheirlovedones.BackbypopulardemandandcommunityneedthisisthesecondeventsponsoredbythePennSuburbanChamber.Getinformationthatyoucantakewithyouandputintoaction.ThisprogramisstructuredasapaneldiscussionfeaturingmembersofAbingtonHealthsMullerInstituteforSeniorHealthahumanresourceprofessionalandanexperiencedfamilycaregiverwhereyouwillhaveachancetoaskandreceiveanswerstoyourimportantquestions.dateThursdayMay7time8AMregistrationandcontinentalbreakfast830AMto12NOONprogramlocationLansdaleHospitalClassroomsEFtoregister215-362-9200orwww.pennsuburban.orgMemoryFitnessCenterTheMemoryFitnessCenteroffersaprogramdesignedtohelpsharpenthememoryskillsofolderadultswhoareshowingsignsofmemorylossorhavebeenrecentlydiagnosedwithdementia.TheMemoryFitnessCenterisopenfrom11a.m.to3p.m.MondaythroughThursdayatAHCWarminster.informationortoregister215-441-6888 SupportGroupsAbingtonHealthhostsmanysupportgroupsonavarietyofissuesandtopics.Foracompletelistingormoreinformationcall215-481-2204orvisitwww.abingtonhealth.org.10HathaYogaHathayogaclassesassistinstressreliefandincreasedawarenessofthemindbodyconnection.Classesareongoingbutnewcomersarewelcome.Ourcertifiedhathayogainstructorfocusesonbreathingtechniquesproperbodyalignmentandposestoimproveflexibilitybalanceandcoordination.Blocksstrapsblanketschairsandbolstersareusedtoassiststudentsofallfitnesslevels.Wearcomfortableloosefitting-clothingandbringayogamatifyouhaveone.Classesareongoing.datesWednesdaysSESSION1March4111825April18SESSION2April152229May61320SESSION3May27June3101724July1SESSION4July8152229August512SESSION5August1926September291623fee60for6classestime530to630PMlocationAHCWarminsterMainBuildinggroundfloorlocationAHCWarminsterMainBuildingFitnessClassroom1firstfloortoregister215-481-6888IntegrativeMedicineSvaroopaHathaYogaSvaroopaHathayogaclassesassistinstressreliefincreasedawarenessofthemindbodyconnectionandarehelpfulforpeoplewithbackissues.Peoplenewtoyogaarewelcome.OurcertifiedSvaroopainstructorfocusesonbreathingtechniquesproperbodyalignmentandposturestoimproveflexibilitybalanceandcoordination.Blocksstrapsblanketschairsandbolstersareusedtoassiststudentsofallfitnesslevelstoachieveproperandsafealignmentintheposes.Classesareongoing.datesTuesdaysSESSION1March310172431April7fee75for6classesSESSION2April142128May51219fee75for6classesSESSION3May26June29162330fee75for6classesSESSION4July7142128August411fee60for6classesSESSION5August1825September181522fee60for6classestime6to715PMfee75for6classeslocationAHCWarminsterMainBuildingFitnessClassroom1firstfloortoregister215-481-6888IntegrativeMedicineINTEGRATIVEMEDICINESERVICES FaithCommunityNursingFREEFaithCommunityNursesFCNalsoknownasparishnursesreachouttopeopleintheirfaithcommunities.FCNsserveashealtheducatorspersonalhealthcounselorspatientadvocatesandastheeyesandearsofhospitalsandphysicianstoensurethatpatientsunderstandandfollowtheirinstructions.Mostimportantlytheyintegratetheconceptsofphysicalemotionalandspiritualhealthtoenrichthelivesoftheircommunities.AbingtonHealthoffersanintroductiontoFCNprogramaswellasseveraleducationalopportunitiesthroughouttheyear.Contact215-481-2204forinformation.11SPRING2015CLASSESPROGRAMSTOURSLOCATIONSWWW.ABINGTONHEALTH.ORGwww.abingtonhealth.orgEXPECTANTPARENTSANDPARENTINGAskthePediatricianFREECoverstopicsimportanttoexpectantparentsincludingchoosingtobreastorbottlefeedjaundicesafetyimmunizationsandselectingacareproviderforyournewborn.OfferedasanopenforumpresentationparentswillhavetheopportunitytospeakwithanAbingtonMemorialHospitalpediatrician.Pre-registrationisrequired.Pleasevisitourwebsitewww.abingtonhealth.orgorcall215-481-6800forinformationandregistration.Breastfeeding1TaughtbyanursetrainedinlactationcounselingoranIBCLCyouwilllearnaboutbreastfeedingforthefirsttwotofourweeksafterthebabyisborn.Topicscoveredincludeimportanceofaproperlatchhowoftenshouldanewbornnursehowcanyoudetermineifthingsaregoingwellwhenandwheretocallforbreastfeedingassistance.Informationabouthowyourmilksupplyismadepreventingandtreatingsorenipplessignsandsymptomsofmastitispluggedductsaswellasotherconcernsarealsocovered.Theclasswillhelpbuildyourawarenessofwhattoexpectasanewmomandincreaseyourconfidenceaboutbreastfeedingyourbaby.Supportpersonsshouldattendwithmom.Bringadollorteddybearforthediscussiononhowtoholdyournewbornwhilenursing.Pleasevisitourwebsitewww.abingtonhealth.orgorcall215-481-6800forinformationandregistration.Breastfeeding2Discussionwillincludehowtouseapumpwhichpumpisbestformomswhoreturntoworkandhowtomaintainmilksupplywhileawayfromherbaby.Thebreastmilkstorageworkplacelawaswellasinformationtosupportamomonhowtoknowhowoftensheneedstopumpwillbecovered.Thisclassmaybetakeneitherbeforeorafterbirth.Babiesarewelcomewiththeirparents.Pleasevisitourwebsitewww.abingtonhealth.orgorcall215-481-6800forinformationandregistration.BreastfeedingSupportServicesBreastfeedingprovidesnourishmentandcomfortforababy.Whenamotherandherbabyareseparatedbreastpumpsareagreatwaytosecurebreastmilkforfuturefeedings.Breastfeedingsuppliesincludinghigh-qualityelectricpumpsforrentorpurchaseandotheraccessoriesincludingnursingbrasareavailableinourbreastfeedingsupportoffice.locationAbingtonMemorialHospitalBreastfeedingServicesinformationcallforhoursandanappointment215-481-6106CaringforBabyInthisone-sessionclassexpectantparentsreceivepracticalinformationoncaringfortheirnewbornincludinghospitalproceduresnewbornappearancesandbasiccare.Visitwww.abingtonhealth.orgorcall215-481-6800forinformationandregistration.ChildbirthEducationClassesExpectantmothersandtheirpartnerslearnthevalueofteamworktooptimizetheirdeliveryexperience.Topicsincludewhentocontactyourphysicianbreathingandrelaxationtechniquesstagesoflabormedicationoptionsanddeliverytechniques.Variousclassoptionsarealsoavailabletoaccommodatebusyschedules.Registerduringthefifthmonthofpregnancytoallowoptimalavailability.Pleasevisitourwebsitewww.abingtonhealth.orgorcall215-481-6800forinformationandregistration.ChildbirthPreparationExpressClassThiscondensedversionofourweekendorthree-eveningclassisgearedforexpectantparentswhopreferorrequireashortertimecommitment.TheclasscoversthebasicsofStagesoflaboranddeliveryrecognizinglabortimingcontractionswhentocometothehospitalandAMHpoliciesandprocedures.InformationaboutvaginalbirthsC-sectionspainmanagementoptionspostpartumcareandconcernsarecoveredinvideoformat.Thisclassisalsoidealforexperiencedparentsdesiringarefresherchildbirthclass.Formoreinformationortoregistervisitwww.abingtonhealth.orgorcall215-481-6800. 12ChildSafetySeatInspectionFREEFouroutoffivecarseatsareusedincorrectlyyourscouldbeoneofthemAbingtonMemorialHospitalinpartnershipwithSafeKidsCoalitionnowofferscarseatinspectionfreeofchargebyacertifiedtechnician.Registrationisrequired.Call215-590-5437fordatestimesandlocations.ExpectantParentsOrientationFREEAMaternalChildDepartmentstaffmemberdiscussesthehospitalsmaternityservicesandgivesaguidedtourofthematernitysuites.Expectantparentsshouldregisteraroundthefifthmonthofpregnancy.Pre-registrationisrequired.Pleasevisitourwebsitewww.abingtonhealth.orgorcall215-481-6800forinformationandregistration.PrenatalYogaConductedbyacertifiedprenatalyogainstructorthisclasswillhelpincreaseflexibilityreducestressanddecreasethediscomfortsassociatedwithpregnancy.Awaiverformisrequiredtobringtothefirstclasswhichcanbefoundonwww.abingtonhealth.orgunderClassesandEvents.Pleasevisitourwebsitewww.abingtonhealth.orgorcall215-481-6800forinformationandregistration.SiblingPreparationFREESponsoredbyAbingtonMemorialHospitalChildbirthEducationthisclasspreparesthree-tosix-year-oldsforthearrivalofanewbabyinthefamily.Pre-registrationisrequired.Pleasevisitourwebsitewww.abingtonhealth.orgorcall215-481-6800forinformationandregistration.BabysittingWorkshopJoinusforthisworkshopdevelopedandpresentedbyChildHomeandCommunitystaffforchildrenages11-14.Thissix-hourinteractiveprogramtaughtbyexperiencedandtrainedworkshopfacilitatorsisdesignedtohelpyoungpeoplebecomemorequalifiedandresponsiblebabysitters.Childcareandemergencybasicsarecovered.dateSaturdayMay9time9AMto3PMlocationAbingtonMemorialHospitalFrobeseConferenceCenterroomsPGORdateSaturdayJune6time9AMto3PMlocationLansdaleHospitalClassroomsABtoregisteremailkarrychcinfo.orgorcall215-348-9770.ChildbirthandNewbornCareClassesFocusonMotherhoodFREEAreyouexpectingThisfunandinformative12-weekprogrampreparesyoungexpectantmomsanddadsforchildbirth.Masterbreathingandrelaxationtechniquesaswellaslearnwhattoexpectduringlaboranddelivery.Thisclasseasesfearsandmakeschildbirthascomfortableaspossiblewhileturningacrisisintoapositivenewbeginning.Toregistercall215-348-9770.datesWednesdaysFebruary18toMay6time7to9PMlocationAbingtonMemorialHospitalLenfestPavilionfourthfloortoregisteremailkarrychcinfo.orgorcall215-348-9770ChildHomeandCommunity.InfantMassageInfantmassagebenefitsbothbabiesandparents.Manybabiesexperiencealongerdeepersleepafteramassage.Parentswilllearnatechniquetomassagebabysabdomentoassistindigestionpassinggasmoreeasilyanddecreasingcolicsymptoms.Massagepromotesairmovementinthelungsandcanhelplessensinusandchestcongestion.Abackmassagecanbeofferedduringtummytimewhilebuildingmusclesneededtoreachdevelopmentalmilestones.Tactilestimuliisshowntoincreaseproductionofwhitebloodcellsthathelpfightinfection.Massagestimulatesthenervousandendocrinesystemswhileprovidingtimeforbondingandattachmentforparentsandtheirchild.Massagehasbeenshowntoincreasethemilk-makinghormoneinbreastfeedingmomsreducingbloodpressureandpromotingageneralsenseofwell-being.Pleasevisitourwebsitewww.abingtonhealth.orgorcall215-481-6800forinformationandregistration.BuildingtheFamilyParentsSupportGroupFREEHasthebirthofyourchildchangedyourlifeDoyoufeelaloneYourenotEachmonthteenmomsanddadssharetheirexperiencesandsupporteachotherthroughthechallengesofbeingateenparent.Thisfunmonthlygroupprovideshelpwithfoodclothinghousingaswellasthesupportneededtogetyouthroughschool.dateSecondMondayofeachmonthtime630to830PMlocationAbingtonMemorialHospitalWidenerBuildingLowerLevelBeardwoodClassroomtoregisteremailkarrychcinfo.orgorcall215-348-9770ChildHomeandCommunity. 13SPRING2015CLASSESPROGRAMSTOURSLOCATIONSWWW.ABINGTONHEALTH.ORGwww.abingtonhealth.orgHomehealthcareprovidedbyAbingtonHealthHomeCareisaserviceforpersonswhoaretoosickordisabledtocareforthemselvesbutwellenoughnottobeadmittedtoahospitalornursinghome.Studiesindicatethatpatientswhostayathomeorreturnhometorecovermaygetbettermorequickly.Medicare-certifiedhomehealthagenciescanbecomparedonMedicareswebsiteMedicare.gov.AbingtonHealthsHomeCareisratedhighlyforhelpingpatientstogetbetterandforimprovingpatientoutcomes.AbingtonHealthHomeCarealsoscoresabovethestateandnationalaverageforpatientsatisfactiononmostoftheindicators.JustaskRozKrawitzofJenkintown.AfteratraumaticaccidentthatcausedalargewoundonmylegIbecameapatientoftheHomeCareDepartment.EveryotherdayforaboutthreeweeksHomeCarestaffcaredforme.Theyincludedanurseaidephysicalandoccupationaltherapistandsocialworker.Iwassoappreciativethatnotonlydidtheyprovideexcellentmedicaltreatmenttheyalsocaredaboutme.BecauseIhadPeripheralArteryDiseasemyphysicianwasconcernedthewoundwouldnotheal.Butithashealedtotally.AndinfactatherapistsuggestedIwearcompressionhoseandnowbothofmylegsfeelbetter.SomanypeopleonlywritewhentheyhaveacomplaintIwantedyoutoknowhowpleasedIamCARINGPROFESSIONALSHELPPATIENTSATHOMETheresnoplacelikehome.Formanypatientsthatsjustwhatthedoctormayorderforaspeedyrecovery.WhenyourdoctorordershomehealthcareaskforAbingtonHealthHomeCare.Contactusat215-481-5800.AbingtonHealthsHomeCareservicesincludeSkilledNursingCarePhysicalTherapySpeechPathologyHomeHealthAidesOccupationalTherapyMedicalSocialServiceMaternal-ChildHomeHealthRozKrawitz AbingtonFitnessInstituteOurmedicallysupervisedfacilityhasbeenservingourcommunityfor30yearsandcanhelpyouachieveyourfitnessgoals.Ourstaffofexercisephysiologistscandevelopanappropriateexerciseprogramforyou.Withover40cardiovascularmachinesa13-stationCybextotalbodycircuitdumbbellsandfunctionaltrainingequipmentwehaveallthetoolsyouneedforagreatworkoutexperience.Formoreinformationcall215-481-5900orstopbyforatourattheAHCSchillingWillowoodBuildingSuite100.WeareaSilverSneakerslocation.AbingtonTownshipPublicLibrary1030OldYorkRoadAbingtonTheCenterforParentingEducation1863OldYorkRoadSuiteBAbingtonElkinsParkLibrary563ChurchRoadElkinsParkGiantFoodStores315YorkRoadWillowGroveGrandViewHospital700LawnAvenueSellersvilleNorthPennHighSchool1340ValleyForgeRoadLansdaleNorthWalesAreaLibrary233SouthSwartleyStreetNorthWalesUpperDublinPublicLibrary805LochAlshAvenueFortWashingtonUpperMorelandPublicLibrary109ParkAvenueWillowGroveWissahickonPublicLibraryBlueBell650SkippackPikeRoute73BlueBellWissahickonPublicLibraryAmbler209RaceStreetAmblerAbingtonMemorialHospital1200OldYorkRoadAbingtonLansdaleHospital100MedicalCampusDriveLansdaleAbingtonHealthCenterBlueBell721ArborWayBlueBellAbingtonHealthCenterSchillingNorthwoodBuilding2729BlairMillRoadWillowGrovePennwoodBuilding2500MarylandRoadWillowGroveWillowoodBuilding2510MarylandRoadWillowGroveAbingtonHealthCenterWarminster225NewtownRoadWarminsterAbingtonHealthCenterMontgomeryville1010HorshamRoadNorthWalesAbingtonHealthCenterLowerGwynedd605NorthBethlehemPikeLowerGwyneddABINGTONHEALTHLOCATIONSOTHERCLASSLOCATIONSFREEGuidesForinformationorafreeguidetoAbingtonMemorialHospitalLansdaleHospitalortoanyofourcampusesvisitwww.abingtonhealth.orglocationscall215-481-MEDIoremailusatpublicrelationsabingtonhealth.org.14 SPRING2015CLASSESPROGRAMSTOURSLOCATIONSWWW.ABINGTONHEALTH.ORG15www.abingtonhealth.orgTheCenterforParentingEducationTheCenterforParentingEducation1863OldYorkRoadSuiteBAbingtonPA19001Feesvaryperprogram.Formoreinformationortoregistercall215-657-5720orvisitTheCenterforParentingEducationwebsitehttpCenterforParentingEducation.orgorwww.abingtonhealth.orgHowparentsraisetheirchildrenisthebedrockofemotionallyhealthyfamilies.Thefollowingparentingeducationprogramshelpparentstocreateahomeenvironmentandaparentchildrelationshipinwhichtheirchildrencanthrive.Parentingeducatorsprovidewell-researchedinformationandteachpracticalskillssothatparentslearnnewapproachesandrealizetheyarenotaloneinthechallengestheyfaceastheyraisetheirchildren.datestimeEducationalWorkshopsAllworkshopswillbeheldfrom79PMattheGiantSuperFoodStoreWillowGroveandcost15formembersofTheParentingCenterand20fornon-membersunlessotherwisenoted.WednesdayApril22DisciplineDifficultDrainingandDo-ableForparentsofchildrenages3andupTuesdayJuly14UsingRulesforDisciplinethatWorksForparentsofchildrenages3andupTuesdayJuly28TamingtheAngerMonsterinChildrenForparentsofchildrenofallagesdatestimeLiveOnlineWorkshopsinaVirtualMeetingRoomFREETuesdayMarch10CreatingaParentingPartnershipForparentsofchildren9to1030AMWorkingTogetherasaTeamofallagesTuesdayMay19TheRightAttitudeforDisciplinethatWorksForparentsofchildren830to930PMofallagesTheParentingCenteralsooffersPersonalParentingCoachingone-on-onesessionsdesignedtomeettheneedsofyourfamily.Call215-657-5720formoreinformation.CheckoutthelargeLibraryofParentingArticlesLibraryofParentingResourcesandtheRecommendedBookListonourwebsitehttpCenterforParentingEducation.org 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