Friday, August 12, 2011

Park Ridge Weekly Events

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Park Ridge Weekly Events for: 8/15-8/21-Free Health Screenings with the Park Ridge WOW Van:Cholesterol Screenings: Lipid and glucose profiles by finger stick, along with blood pressure and body mass index screening. For best results, fast overnight. Sunday, 8/21, Mills River SDA Church, 2142 Jeffries Road, 8-11am. Wednesday, 8/17, Harris Teeter, 636 Spartanburg Hwy, 8-11am. PSA Screenings: No appointment required. PSA blood test for men 50 years of age or older; age 40 if father or brother had prostate cancer. $10. Monday, 8/15, Ingles Laurel Park, 1705 Brevard Road, 10am-1pm. Friday, 8/19, Citco Hendersonville, 324 S. Washington, 11am-2pm. Sunday, 8/21, Mills River SDA Church, 2142 Jeffries Road, 8-11am. Bone Density Screenings: Screening for osteoporosis. Please wear shoes and socks easy to slip off. Monday, 8/15, Ingles Laurel Park, 1705 Brevard Road, 10am-1pm. Friday, 8/19, Citco Hendersonville, 324 S. Washington Street, 11-2pm. Sunday, 8/21, Mills River SDA Church, 2142 Jeffries Road, 8-11am. Body Composition and Blood Pressure Screening: Blood pressure and blood test for diabetes. Tuesday, 8/16, Biltmore Square Mall, 800 Brevard Road, 8am-11am. Support Groups: Henderson County Stroke/Aphasia. Support group offered to stroke survivors coping with an aphasia disorder and for other individuals diagnosed with aphasia. Caregivers, family and friends are encouraged to participate as well. Call Brenda Oakley at 828.687.5261. Thursday, 8/18, Park Ridge Home Health, 895 Howard Gap Road, 3-4pm. Memory Club Support Group. Offered for people with early memory loss, and also includes the Memory Caregivers Network meeting. For more information, please call Mary Donnelly at 828.230.4143. Tuesday, 8/16, Fletcher Adventist Church, 1141 Howard Gap Rd., 10am-11am. Baby Place: Celebrate Pregnancy/Weekend Option. Pregnancy is a time to relax, reflect and prepare mentally, physically and spiritually for the transition to motherhood. This class is an exciting twist on normal childbirth class covering important labor techniques and support. Lots of laughter and fun as you learn what you need to know for the big day. Massage voucher ($65 value) included. $99. Saturday, 8/20, Park Ridge Health Duke Room, 100 Hospital Drive, 8:30am-12:30pm.

Friday, August 5, 2011

Park Ridge Weekly Events

Park Ridge Weekly Events for 8/8/-8/14-Free Health Screenings with the Park Ridge WOW Van: Vision Screening: Vision screenings are for near-sightedness, color acuity and macular degeneration. Friday, 8/12, Wal-mart, 50 Highlands Square, Hendersonville, 2-5pm. EKG and Blood Pressure: EKG suggested for those with cardiovascular disease, family history of heart problems, high blood pressure, smokers, and diabetics. Please wear clothing to access chest area. Tuesday, 8/10, Food Lion Hendersonville, 800 Greenville Hwy, 1-4pm. Support Group: Alzheimer's Association Henderson County Caregivers Support Group: Care for persons with dementia is available for those who can function in a social setting without their caregiver for over an hour. Please call Sally Griffin at 828.808.8635 for more information. Tuesday, 8/9, Carolina Baptist Association Office, 601 Hebron Road, Hendersonville, 10-11am. Baby Place: Childbirth Class: Eager to learn but juggling a frantic schedule? Our childbirth class is also available as a one-day session. This is the same interactive format that involves mom and dad. We'll start with ailments that can crop up during pregnancy. We'll then move on to what happens when you're in labor-including how to recognize when it starts-as well as delivery options ranging from low-intervention to natural to traditional childbirth. Finally, moms and dads will learn how to take care of their new bundles of joy. They'll also get a chance to tour the new Baby Place where they'll welcome their baby into the world. This class covers the cost of the Breastfeeding class that is held on scheduled Tuesdays at 6pm. (see breastfeeding class schedule). Bring to class 3 pillows and a baby doll or stuffed animal. Monday, 8/8, Park Ridge Health, 100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville, 9am-4pm. | AskAsheville Youtube | Follow AskAsheville on Twitter |