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Mount St. Mary's 'Health For All Seasons' January programming

by jmaloni
Fri, Dec 30th 2011 10:45 am

Mount St. Mary's Hospital will present a series of programs in January 2012 as part of its "Health For All Seasons" health education program and event series.

Starting on Monday, Jan. 9, and continuing on Jan. 16 and 23, "Health For All Seasons" and the hospital's fully-accredited cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program present "Fall Out of Addictions: Stop Smoking," a series of three classes offered from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 723A of the hospital. Elyse Updegraph, exercise specialist, will conduct the class. Register by calling 298-2145 or 298-3030.

On Thursday, Jan. 19, Debra Hoffman, certified diabetes educator, will present "Taking Charge of Your Diabetes." This is an all-day program from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will be held in Room 249 of the main hospital building. To register, call 298-2297.

On Tuesday, Jan. 31, "The New You for 2012" will be presented as part of the Lewiston-Porter School District's Community Education Program. The session will be led by Hoffman, and will cover healthy eating and how being active is important for one's health. It will be held in the Lewiston-Porter Primary Education Center AR Room at 6:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required; call 298-2145.

Other programs for the month include:

  • Jan. 7: Fibromyalgia support group at 1 p.m. in Room 249
  • Jan. 10: Alzheimer's support group at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence
  • Jan. 11: Post-partum breastfeeding class at 1 pm in Room 249
  • Jan. 11: Parent's grief support group at 6:30 p.m. in Room 723B
  • Jan. 14: Expectant parents class from 9 am to 5 pm in Room 249
  • Jan. 17: Diabetes support group at 6:30 p.m. in Room 723A
  • Jan. 19: Fertility care introductory sessions in natural family planning at 7:30 p.m. in Room 249
  • Jan. 19: US TOO! Niagara Region Prostate Cancer Support Group at 7 p.m. in Room 723A
  • Jan. 24: Breast cancer support group at 7:30 p.m. in Room 723A
  • Jan. 24: Siblings class: "Let's Celebrate Big Brothers/Big Sisters" at 6:30 p.m. in Room 249
  • Jan. 27: Blood drive sponsored by Upstate New York Transplant Services from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 249. Appointments at 298-2145. Walk-ins are welcomed.

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