April – May 2014
Taught by Cardiopulmonary Rehab staff, this class provides the “nuts and bolts” of an exercise program by defining the exercise prescription for the cardiac patient and presenting the expected health benefits and necessary information about exercise conditioning.
Events, classes and support groups are open to the public. You do not need to be a MemorialCare patient to attend.
Prostate Cancer Support Group at Long Beach
Learn how to keep pre-diabetes from developing into Type 2 diabetes through diet and exercise. This one-hour session includes tips on reading labels to bring home the healthiest foods, understanding the impact of carbohydrate foods on your blood sugar levels, meal planning suggestion, and portion guidance. And plenty of time to answer your questions. Taught by our MJH Certified Diabetes Educator Dietitians.
This class addresses the physiological, psychological and social impact of chronic and acute stress on the individual and the family. Discussion includes identification of personal stressors, including how we are affected by them and how they relate to heart disease. Taught by Martha Jefferson stress management educators, various strategies are presented with the opportunity for practice.
Tomah Memorial Hospital will sponsor a Men’s Health Night Thursday, April 24 from 5-8 p.m. at the Cranberry Country Lodge.
Hospital Community Outreach Health Educator Whitney Sanjari said the event will help men and women understand the importance of good health for males of all ages.
Services provided will include: prostate cancer screening and education, dental cleanings (for the first 16 men to register), blood pressure screenings, sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing, lung cancer risk screening, foot care, smoking cessation, cancer prevention and physical therapy information. Massage therapy and reflexology will also be provided.
Registration is required by calling 860-358-2043, but walk-ins are also welcome the day of the event.
The Men’s Event is a black-tie fundraiser for Fenway Health and Boston’s biggest night on the town for more than 1,300 gay and bi men, transgender people, and allies.
Fenway Health is a national leader in providing welcoming, excellent healthcare to everybody in our community. With your help at this year’s Men’s Event, we hope to raise over $600,000 to support essential, life-affirming healthcare for all.
So come out for a night of dinner and dancing, and support the cause of taking care of our own. On Saturday, April 26, 2014, the evening gets underway at 6 p.m. with mingling and a silent auction. The dinner program begins at 7 p.m., followed by dancing.
This conference is designed to demonstrate the valuable role of fathers and fatherhood to our present and future generations. While fathers are often devalued and portrayed in a negative light, a number of fathers are fathering the right way. Regardless of the path some fathers have gotten to fatherhood, their roles as fathers is essential for healthy families, strong communities and a better world.
This important event brings together state and national leaders in the growing field of male health for two days of discussion, networking and collaboration. Through this event we will shape the way forward in addressing challenges and current issues in male health within NSW.
This conference is an essential event for anyone who seeks to further their impact on reaching and working with male clients in NSW.