Senior Services - Maximize Healthcare Benefits

***This event is a 2013 event.  2014 dates will be added to the calendar as they are available.***


William McKendree, a Senior Counselor at the Apprise Program will discuss ways that senior citizens can maximize their healthcare benefits.  Mr. McKendree will also point out benefits that seniors may not even realize they have and answer questions from the audience.

May 7, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Health for Her - Allergies

Nikhil K. Dave, M.D., will discuss signs and symptoms of airborne allergens and food allergies including ways to avoid allergen triggers and treatment options that are available to you.  he will also answer any questions that you may have about allergies.

April 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Monday, April 22, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Health For Her - Thyroid Issues

Shalini Vijaykumar, M.D., Associates in Endocrinology, P.C., will discuss common and not-so-common thyroid problems and various treatment options.  She will also save some time to answer questions that participants have about the thyroid gland. 

March 28 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Stroke Screening - Clairton

Free Community Stroke Risk Screening for people 18 years and older.  No insurance is needed.

This community event is Sponsored by Jefferson Regional Medical Center with clinical support by Duquesne University.

Screening includes:

Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

Daily Steps to Less Stress - Sq Hill

Daily Steps to Less Stress is a six-week Highmark preventative group-based program that is an interactive wellness and lifestyle improvement program designed to identify and reduce personal stress through practical relaxation techniques and innovative stress management strategies.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

2013-2014 Medical Leadership, Department Chairs Announced

Dr. HonkalaJohn Dempster, president and CEO, Jefferson Regional Medical Center, has announced the new Medical Staff leadership for 2013-2014. Medical Staff officers include Timothy Honkala, MD, president; Ambaram Chauhan, MD, vice president, and David Stapor, MD, secretary-treasurer.

Dorothy Bellhouse Joins Executive Leadership Team

John Dempster, president and CEO, Jefferson Regional Medical Center, announced the recent appointment of Dorothy E. “Dolly” Bellhouse as Vice President of Integrated Delivery System Planning and Development.

SAD is no way to face new year

In an article published Jan. 3, 2013 in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette South, Guillermo Borrero, MD, a psychiatrist on the medical staff at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, talks about "cabin fever" with reporter Margaret Smykla and offers some tips for overcoming with the "winter blues."  

Health for Her: Listen to Your Heart

Mitsuko Takahashi, DO, MPH, discusses with participants the warning signs that women shouldn’t ignore.  She will also explain the tender loving care you need to care for your heart. 

February 25 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Jefferson Room
James Bibro Pavilion at Jefferson Regional Medical Center's Main Campus
565 Coal Valley Rd
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

Monday, February 25, 2013 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Weight Management and Smoking Cessation

Mind and Body Methods for Improving Your Health

Free seminar led by Joseph Cvitkovic, PhD, Director of Behavioral Health at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. In the seminar, Dr. Cvitkovic will provide participants with many helpful tips and strategies to lose weight and quit smoking. Registration is required; call 412-469-7100 to register.

February 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 11:30am to 12:30pm


Jefferson Regional Medical Center
565 Coal Valley Road
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025

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