Four-week lifestyle improvement program focuses on making healthy choices to improve bone health and prevent or manage osteoporosis, starts Nov. 15, 6 to 8 p.m., West Mifflin-Munhall Room, Bibro Pavilion, Jefferson Hills
No insurance needed. Ages 18 and up. Screening includes stroke risk assessment survey, blood pressure check, fingerstick blood sample for HDL, total cholesterol & blood sugar levels, body fat analysis, carbon monoxide testing for smokers, educational materials and counseling. Light refreshments & giveaways. Sponsored by Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Clinical support by Duquesne University. Advanced registration is preferred. Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, call 412-469-7100.
Co-sponsored by Jefferson Regional Medical Center and Western PA Kidney Support Groups, a monthly support group for patients with kidney disease and their families meets the second Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. to noon. Bibro Pavilion. No registration needed.
Repeats every month on the second Saturday until Sat Dec 31 2011 except Tue Oct 25 2011.
Co-sponsored by Jefferson Regional Medical Center and Cancer Caring Center, this group helps patients and their families cope with a cancer diagnosis. Meetings are 7 to 8:30 p.m. the 2nd Tuesday of each month, in the J Café, 2nd floor. Call 412-622-1212 to register.
Repeats every month on the second Tuesday until Sat Dec 31 2011 except Wed Oct 26 2011.
With speaker Stephen Dennison, American Legion Supervisor, Pittsburgh office. Topics include spousal benefits, long-term care and in-home benefits, Oct. 13, 5 to 7 p.m., Jefferson Room, Bibro Pavilion. Call 412-469-7099.
With speaker Susan Moira Knechtel, MMT, LPC, LCAT, MT-BC, who will use music, movement, improvisation and relaxation techniques, to nurture “self” and others. Nov. 3, 5 to 7 p.m., Bibro Pavilion. To register, call 412-469-7100.
Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pittsburgh’s South Hills also achieves 5-star rating for treatment of stroke for 5th consecutive year
Jefferson Hills, PA - October 19, 2011
A study of quality at the nation’s more than 5,000 hospitals named Jefferson Regional Medical Center as One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery, according to a report released today by HealthGrades, the leading healthcare ratings company.
Michael Cook, RN, of Forward Township, a Behavioral Health Unit nurse, will represent Jefferson Regional Medical Center at the 13th Annual Cameos of Caring® Awards Gala on Nov. 5 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh.
The Western Pennsylvania Kidney Support Groups work to bring people in the region together who are on dialysis, are kidney transplant recipients, living donors, or their caregivers, to talk about the common experiences. The group meets on the second Saturday of each month at the James Bibro Pavilion building on the Jefferson Regional Medical Center campus.
Women’s health care concerns are unique and special at each stage of their lives. All too often, because their busy schedules revolve around others – at their jobs and at home with their children, their aging parents and their partners – little time is left to focus on their own well-being.