With speakers Beth Kramer, MS, EP, team leader, Jefferson Regional Dr. Dean Ornish Program, and Mark Davis, LN, RD, an introduction to the Dr. Dean Ornish Heart Disease Reversal Program, includes food sampling, Dec. 8, 5 to 7 p.m., Bibro Pavilion.
To register, call 412-469-7100.
JEFFERSON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER 565 Coal Valley Road, Jefferson Hills
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.