Volunteer work beneficial to older adults lending a hand

The benefit of volunteering is the focus of an article by reporter Stephanie Hacke in the Dec. 26 issue of South Hills Record, for which Janet O'Brien, specialist in volunteer services at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, was interviewed. "There are 311 active volunteers at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Jefferson Hills," said O‘Brien. “They just bring a lot of enthusiasm. There‘s just a general caring about them.”

January 2013 Your Health Matters

Chong Park, MD, Appointed Medical Director of The Heart Institute

John Dempster, President and CEO, Jefferson Regional Medical Center, announced the recent appointment of Chong S. Park, MD, as medical director of The Heart Institute at Jefferson Regional.

Surgery Center Coming to Bethel Park Campus

Plans are underway for a 35,000-square-foot addition that will accommodate new and expanded services – including a surgery center and office space for physicians – at Jefferson Regional Bethel Park Campus, 1000 Higbee Drive, Bethel Park.

Programs, organizations strive to enrich senior living

 Jefferson Regional Senior Services provides seniors personalized attention to connect them with the resources they need, said Blanche Buscanics, community outreach and senior services manager.

For more information about Senior Services, check out an article by Laura Van Wert in the Dec. 20 issue of South Hills Record.

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Alleviating Depression and Anxiety

Free seminar led by Joseph Cvitkovic, PhD, Director of Behavioral Health at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. In the seminar, participants will learn how to manage and alleviate depression and live a healthier, happier life. Registration is required, call 412-469-7100 to register.

When:
May 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Date(s): 
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 11:30am to 12:30pm

Bariatrics Support Group

At Jefferson Regional, we understand that weight loss surgery is a life changing event, one that not everyone understands.  We know how important it is for each patient to have a strong support system in order to achieve success within the program.  Hope Bariatrics and Jefferson Regional are happy to offer our patients a strong support group that meets once a month at Jefferson Regional.

Date(s): 
Repeats every month on the fourth Monday until Wed Dec 31 2014 .
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, February 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, April 28, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, May 26, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, July 28, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, October 27, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

December 2012 Your Health Matters

Ho-Ho-Holiday Stress

Jefferson Regional Counseling Services can help you cope when you feel stressed and overwhelmed this holiday season.

Bereavement Group- Coping with the Holidays

Everyone is welcome to attend this free session in which we will help people learn how to cope with the loss of a loved-one during the holiday season.  Participants will learn techniques for coping and visit with others who share their sense of grief.  Light refreshments will be provided to participants.

When:
December 7th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Date(s): 
Friday, December 7, 2012 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Annual Public Meeting Scheduled Dec. 19 in Jefferson Hills

The Annual Public Meeting of Jefferson Regional Medical Center will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 4:00 p.m.

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565 Coal Valley Road
Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
412-469-5000

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412-469-7000

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