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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mar 5 Heart Failure Education and Support Dave Polaski, director of Respiratory Care Services, talks about sleep apnea. Learn more. FREE.

Mar 6 Arm Yourself for Nutritional Success Erica Christ, RD, shares strategies to incorporate healthy eating habits into busy lifestyles. Learn more. FREE.

Mar 6 Look Good ... Feel Better Women undergoing chemotherapy or radiation get tips on make-up and learn how to deal with hair loss using turbans, scarves and wigs. Learn more. FREE.

Mar 10 Diabetes, Balance and Movement Exercise physiologist Richard Becker talks with the Diabetes Support Group. Learn more. FREE.

Mar 17 Sleep Apnea Support Group for patients who may be having problems with CPAP therapy or simply want more information. Learn more. FREE.

Mar 18 Medical Exploring: The Role of the Hospital Pathologist This after-school program gives middle and high school students an in-depth look into healthcare careers. Learn more. FREE.

Mar 23 Beyond Sympathy What are the best ways to help when a friend or family member suffers from illness or grief? Roni Lang, LCSW, offers suggestions about supporting a loved one during difficult times. Learn more. FREE.

Mar 25 Bariatric Surgery: The Right Choice for You? Find out if you are a candidate for weight-loss surgery and what types of procedures are available at Greenwich Hospital. Learn more. FREE.

Mar 27 Palliative Care: It's Not What You Think Palliative Care program director Donna Coletti, MD, sorts facts from myths at this Lunch & Learn program. Learn more. FREE.

Mar 27 Greenwich Hospital Spa Night and Eyebrow Clinic Women undergoing chemotherapy or radiation learn how to deal with the loss of eyebrows, and get complimentary Healing Touch. Learn more. FREE.

Apr 1 Exercise as Pain Medicine Physical Medicine specialist Janet Freedman, MD, explains the link between physical activity and endorphins, the body's natural painkillers. Learn more. FREE.

Spotlight on Medicine
Interviews with hospital specialists
WGCH Radio 1490 AM
Thursdays, 9 - 9:30 am
Upcoming programs:
Mar 6 Colorectal Screening
Mar 13 Training a New Generation of Doctors
Mar 20 Exercise: Good for What Ails You
Mar 27 No More Senior Moments

If you miss these air dates, you can hear the podcasts online, anytime.

 

MARCH 2014

March into daylight savings time, longer days, warmer weather, and these special programs to help you feel your best in preparation for spring.

Gastrointestinal Health Lectures
Hear about causes and treatments for gastrointestinal distress, including acid reflux, chronic diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome and other related conditions. Two events, one hosted by the YMCA, the other by Greenwich Hospital:

Top to Bottom: Facts and Tips for GI Health
Friday, March 7
9:30 - 10:30 am

YMCA of Greenwich
50 E. Putnam Ave.

Speaker: Gastroenterologist Neal Schamberg, MD
Learn more. FREE.

Solutions for GI Blues
Tuesday, March 11
6:30 - 8 pm

Noble Conference Center
Greenwich Hospital

Speaker: Gastroenterologist Felice Zwas, MD
Learn more. FREE.


I Can Cope Series
Tuesdays
6:30 - 8 pm

Hyde Conference Room
Greenwich Hospital

March 18 Managing the Effects of Illness and Treatment
Speaker: Oncologist Beverly Drucker, MD
March 25 Nutrition and Cancer
Speaker: Oncologist Barry Boyd, MD
April 1 Mobilizing Resources and Support
Speaker: Cancer and Family Therapist Judy Holding

This series is for cancer patients, their families and friends. Learn more. FREE.

great chefs

Great Food, Great Times
Great Chefs
Friday, March 7

Westchester Country Club

This annual fundraising event features more than 50 chefs from the area's leading restaurants and catering companies. Proceeds benefit Community Health at Greenwich Hospital. Learn more.
There's still time to purchase tickets!

Save the date for two special events on April 2:

Women's Health Initiative: Keeping Your Brain Young
12 noon - 1:30 pm

Speaker: 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
6:30 - 8 pm

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 nonsurgical methods to address pain in your knees, hips or shoulders? Find out what's new with joint replacement and why people even in their 40s are exploring this option. Learn more. FREE.

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