LifeBridge Health offers a variety of wellness education classes, lectures and screenings every week. These community events range from breastfeeding support groups to stress reduction and relaxation classes. They are all part of LifeBridge Health’s commitment to making sure that the local community is leading a healthy lifestyle.
So, what are the upcoming events for the month of July? (Click on the links to learn more and register).
9/1/12 - Heart Health & Lifestyle Screening – Catonsville - For men & women over age 18, includes blood pressure, cholesterol/triglycerides, comprehensive metabolic panel blood profile, body composition analysis, personal lifestyle questionnaire, and brief health education counseling with a registered nurse. Appointment required.
9/4/12 – Infant/Child CPR for Family and Friends - Held every other month. Call for dates. Teaches the life saving skills of infant/child CPR and relief of choking. Participation card only. Pre-registration is required two weeks prior to class. (Priority is given to Sinai couples.)
9/5/12 - Birth Basics 101 – Labor, Birth & Postpartum - Refresher course for those who have already given birth. Usually held the first Wednesday of every other month, this class covers the stages of labor, the birth process, care for the new mom and adjustments at home. Pre-registration is required.
9/5/12 - Sinai Bariatrics Information Session - Interested in losing weight? Join us for a free information seminar to learn if bariatric surgery is right for you. Hosted by Christina Li, MD, FACS, Division Head of Minimally Invasive Surgery at Sinai Hospital and Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon or by Cynthia Long, MD, FACS, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon. These sessions are for new patients in the Baltimore area.
9/6/12 - Diabetes Awareness – Journey to Control - The Diabetes and Nutrition Center at Northwest Hospital is sponsoring the Journey for Control Program to teach diabetic patients about diabetes, controlling their blood sugar and healthy eating.
9/10/12 - The Many Faces of Mood Disorders – It’s not normal for people to struggle emotionally just because they get older. There are medical conditions and/or environmental situations that can trigger behavioral health challenges. But no one has to suffer in silence. Help is available. Learn the causes, symptoms and solutions at The Levindale Town Center Presents speakers’ series ”The Many Faces of Mood Disorders.”
9/11/12 - Free Joint Pain Treatment Seminar - If you have joint pain in your knee, hip or shoulder, you probably have a lot of questions. Is it time to consider surgery? What are my alternatives? The Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics invites you to get answers to your questions at a free seminar with orthopedic surgeon, James Nace, D.O.
9/12 – 12 - Heart Health & Lifestyle Screening – Catonsville - For men & women over age 18, includes blood pressure, cholesterol/triglycerides, comprehensive metabolic panel blood profile, body composition analysis, personal lifestyle questionnaire, and brief health education counseling with a registered nurse. Appointment required.
9/12/12 - Cataract & Diabetic Eye Screening - Ophthalmologists from the Krieger Eye Institute will offer free diabetic eye and cataract screenings. The diabetic eye screening is for those who are diabetic, or have been just recently diagnosed with diabetes. Pre-registration is required.
9/13/12 - Strive to Succeed-Cooking Demonstration - Infamous blogger Nikki aka Bariatric Foodie will be sharing her Mexican style cooking tips with the Sinai Crew. To supply a dinner portion of the food she cooks, cost will be approximately $5.00. Inquire with the dietitian to cast your food vote and reserve your seat at the table!
9/13/12 - Living with Alzheimer’s…for Caregivers - Join us for eight Thursday sessions and hear from those directly affected by Alzheimer’s disease. Also learn ways to plan and things to do along the journey.
9/24/12 - Sinai Hospital Bariatrics Informational Webinar - Interested in losing weight? Join us for a free information webinar to learn if Bariatric Surgery is right for you. Webinars are hosted by Cynthia L. Long, M.D., F.A.C.S., Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon at Sinai Hospital.
9/24/12 - Strive to Succeed-Eating When You’re Not Hungry - There are many reasons why we eat – celebrations, sadness, loneliness, anger. Why do you eat? Work with Dawn to explore eating when we’re not hungry. Learn the HALT method to apply during these times.
9/27/12 - Northwest Bariatrics Information Session - Interested in losing weight? Join us for a free information seminar to learn if bariatric surgery is right for you. Hosted by Kuldeep Singh MD., Division Head of Bariatric Surgery at Northwest Hospital.
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To schedule an appointment with one of our highly trained physicians and find out why LifeBridge Health is Baltimore's premiere health care organization, call 410-601-WELL.
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