Health e-Outlook
Greenwich Hospital 5 Perryridge Road, Greenwich, CT 06830
Phone: 203-863-3000
 
Health e-Outlook

UPCOMING EVENTS

Apr 1 Exercise as Pain Medicine Janet Freedman, MD, explains the connection between physical activity and endorphins, the body's natural painkillers. Chronic Pain Education Forum. Learn more. FREE.

Apr 7 Radiation Advances in Prostate Cancer Radiation oncologist Ashwatha Narayana, MD, talks about new technologies. Learn more. FREE.

Apr 9 Staying Active With Oxygen The Better Breathers Club invites you to ask questions and see the latest equipment. Learn more. FREE.

Apr 14 Diabetes Support Group - Spring Cleaning: Say Goodbye to Expired Meds Learn more. FREE.

Apr 22 Medical Exploring: Hospital Security in the 21st Century This after-school program gives middle and high school students an in-depth look into healthcare careers. Learn more. FREE.

Apr 22 Bariatric Surgery: The Right Choice for You? Find out if you are a candidate for weight-loss surgery and hear from a surgeon about procedures at Greenwich Hospital. Learn more. FREE.

Apr 30 Helping Family and Friends Through Tough Times It's common to feel uncomfortable or stumped when someone close to you is going through a difficult time. Roni Lang, LCSW, from the Center for Healthy Aging, talks about being a supportive friend or family member. Learn more. FREE.

Apr 30 Play Safe Soccer! Learn about types of injuries and concussion, and what parents, coaches and teachers need to know to promote injury recovery. Speakers: Sports medicine physicians Tim Greene, MD, and Demetris Delos, MD; physical therapist Alicia Hirscht; Shoreline Soccer's Danny Simpson. Learn more. FREE.

Programs for a Healthy Heart:

Apr 2 Tasty Cooking With Low Salt Chef Robert Seavey provides tips and taste samples. Heart Failure Education and Support event. Learn more. FREE.

Apr 8 Stay in Shape: Listen to Your Heart Exercise physiologist Richard Becker,MS.Ed, talks with the Heart Health Education Group for people with heart disease and their families. Learn more. FREE.

Apr 9 Stroke Education Support Group - The Catastrophic Effects of Chronic Stress Get tips to help you relax. Learn more. FREE.


Can't make it to our programs? Listen to our Spotlight on Medicine podcasts from WGCH Radio 1490 AM

 

APRIL 2014

Spring brings an abundance of new growth. Please take a few moments to look at our many April programs - from "disease-proofing" yourself to intimacy during cancer treatment to soccer safety to being a supportive friend - all designed to strengthen your body and spirit.

Women's Health Initiative
Keeping Your Brain Young
Wednesday, April 2
Noon - 1:30 pm

Noble Conference Center

Speaker: Geriatrician Stephen Jones, MD, Director, Center for Healthy Aging

How does memory work? What's "normal"? How important is humor? Dr. Jones offers insight with practical tips and strategies to keep your mind vibrant. Learn more. FREE.


Joint Replacement Update
Wednesday April 2
6 - 8 pm (previously advertised start time 6:30)

Noble Conference Center

Speakers: Orthopedic Surgeons Frank Ennis, MD; Brian Kavanagh, MD; and Seth Miller, MD; Anesthesiologist Mark Chrostowski, MD; Nurse Navigator Tori Kroll, RN; Physical Therapist Morgan Harris

Have you exhausted medications and non-surgical methods to address pain in your knees, hips or shoulders? Find out what's new with joint replacement and why younger people (usually with early onset arthritis) are exploring this option. Learn more. FREE.


The Promise of Disease-Proofing Ourselves
Bob Rosum Memorial Lecture
Monday, April 7
9 - 11 am

Greenwich Library, Cole Auditorium
101 W. Putnam Ave.

Speaker: David Katz, MD

"DNA is not your destiny," says Dr. David Katz, one of the nation's foremost authorities on nutrition, weight control and prevention of chronic disease. An ABC News medical consultant and member of the Huffington Post medical review board, Dr. Katz believes that personal behaviors have the greatest influence on your health. Park at Island Beach lot on Arch St. Shuttle bus provided to library. Learn more. FREE.


Sexual Intimacy and Cancer
Thursday, April 10
6:30 - 8 pm

Noble Conference Center

Speakers: Certified sex therapist Pat Walbeck, LCSW; Kathleen Conway, APRN; gynecologist Donna Hagberg, MD; urologist James Rosoff, MD; and other Greenwich Hospital specialists

Patients and significant others often have concerns about sex and intimacy during or following treatment for cancer. Medication side effects, emotional impact, coping skills and supporting your partner will be addressed. Bring your questions. Learn more. FREE.


photo April 6-12 is National Volunteer Recognition Week
Greenwich Hospital's 700 volunteers contributed nearly 60,000 hours of service last year. We thank them for their help and support. Is there a Greenwich Hospital volunteer you'd like to acknowledge? Access our simple volunteer recognition form.

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