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Upcoming programs at Beverly Hospital

Posted by Kaileigh Higgins  December 23, 2010 10:00 AM

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DANVERS

Free Blood Pressure Screening at Beverly Hospital at Danvers

A free blood pressure screening will be held on Monday, January 11 from 10 a.m. - 12 Noon at the Beverly Hospital at Danvers Medical and Day Surgery Center, 480 Maple Street, Danvers.  Please enter through the main entrance. The screening will be conducted by Northeast Senior Health. All are welcome to attend.


Smoking Cessation Program

Take control and beat smoking forever! This program is specially designed for all people who want to stop smoking forever. Progressive relaxation helps you to stop smoking without stress, weight gain or irritability. Feel the difference that this workshop will make in your life as you feel the power of renewed self-control. Bring a positive attitude and be prepared to become a non-smoker! This program is sponsored by the Lifestyle Management Institute.  For further information about individual one-on-one sessions or group sessions, please call 978-304-8020.


BEVERLY

Childhood Obesity Lecture

Dietitian Lynn O*Reilly, MS, RD, LDN, CDE with the Lifestyle Management Institute located at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester and Beverly Hospital at Danvers will address the issues of Childhood Obesity. The free lecture will be held on Wednesday, January 12 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall at Beverly Hospital, 85 Herrick Street, Beverly. This lecture is open to school nurses, teachers, parents, care-givers and those interested in addressing childhood obesity. Pre-registration is requested by calling 978-236-1644.


Look Good *.Feel Better Program -   January 10

The American Cancer Society's LOOK GOOD ....... FEEL BETTER program will be held at Beverly Hospital on Monday, January 10 AM - 12 Noon. To register for this free program, please call Cancer Services 978-922-3000, ext. 3087.

Guided by volunteer cosmetologist, female cancer patients who participate in this class will learn how to use make-up and skin care techniques to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Women also learn ways to disguise hair loss with wigs, scarves and other accessories. Following the program, participants are given a make-up kit valued at over $200.

Look Good *.Feel Better is a free, non-medical, product-neutral program offered in partnership with the American Cancer Society, The National Cosmetology Association and the Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) Foundation, a charitable organization supported by the cosmetic industry.


CPR for non-medical personnel

Beverly Hospital is offering several American Heart Association CPR courses designed for non-medical personnel and teach the skills and techniques used in adult, infant and child CPR.  This course also covers choking in adults and children, and the use of protective devices for mouth-to-mouth breathing. This course is appropriate for anyone wishing to learn lifesaving CPR skills.

Courses are held from 6-9 p.m. at Beverly Hospital. Upcoming classes will be held on February 10, April 7 and June 9.

The cost of the course is $46.00 and includes the American Heart Association Heart Saver Student Workbooks. At the completion of the course you will receive an American Heart Association Heart Saver course completion card; this card signifies that you have successfully completed the CPR program. For more information, and to register for this course please contact Robbin Miraglia, RN,Clinical Educator Northeast Hospitals (978)922-3000, ext. 2236.


2011 North Shore Arthritis Walk

Registration is now open for the 2011 North Shore Arthritis Walk being held on Sunday, May 22nd at Lynch Park in Beverly.  

The Walk committee is seeking volunteers to help with planning, logistics and walk day activities. This is a great opportunity for young adults to fulfill community service hours as well as a chance for all members of the North Shore community to help support the Arthritis Foundation in their mission to prevent, control and cure the over 100 types of arthritis and related diseases. Arthritis is our nation's #1 cause of disability, affecting 1.32 million, or 1 in 5, adults and 5,900 children in Massachusetts alone. The Walk is a community event for all ages and abilities. Included in the event will be children*s activities, food, special guests, a post-walk party, and more! To register today, visit the walk website at: www.northshorearthritiswalk.org. For questions or to volunteer contact Mary Halpin at 800-766-9449 x134 or  mhalpin@arthritis.org.


GLOUCESTER

Loss of a Child Support Group at Addison Gilbert Hospital January 19

Loss of a Child Support Group is available to parents who have experienced the loss of a child at any age. The group will meet at Addison Gilbert Hospital, 298 Washington Street, Gloucester, on Wednesday, January 19 at 6 p.m. in the Longan Room (Washington Street entrance). There is no fee, pre-registration is requested by calling the facilitator Judi Dagle Ernest at 978-879-9718.

In addition to parents, other adult family members (grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings) are welcome to attend.


Infection Control Lecture at Addison Gilbert Hospital

Susan Irving, Infection Prevention and Control Manager at Addison Gilbert and Beverly Hospital will provide a lecture addressing community acquired MRSA, C difficle, ESBL VRE and VISA in the scope of drug resistance as well as antibiotic utilization. This presentation is available to nurses and other healthcare providers. 1 Contact Hour's will be provided. The free lecture will be held on Wednesday, January 5 from 5-6 p.m. at Addison Gilbert Hospital, 298 Washington Street in the Women's Health Conference Room (Washington Street entrance).  Pre-registration is requested by calling 978-236-1645.


Head Injury Lecture

Orthopedic surgeon Ira Evans, M.D., will provide a lecture on head injuries. This lecture is geared for teachers, school nurses, parents and is open to the public.

The lecture will be held at Addison Gilbert Hospital on February 9 at 6 p.m. in the Women's Health Conference Room located inside the Washington Street entrance. There is no fee, pre-registration is requested by calling 978-236-1652


Blood Drive at Addison Gilbert Hospital

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Monday, January 11 in the Women's Health Conference Room at Addison Gilbert Hospital, 298 Washington Street, Gloucester, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call: 1-800-733-2761. Walk-in guests are also welcome.


Learn to Cope Gloucester/Cape Ann has new location

Learn to Cope Gloucester/Cape Ann is a support group for families struggling with the addiction of a loved one. The support group is free, it's anonymous and it's supportive.  

The group meets on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Gloucester Family Health Center, 302 Washington Street, next door to Addison Gilbert Hospital. From the main entrance, guest should go downstairs. If you arrive after 7 p.m., please knock on the door.  

For further information, please call 508-801-3247 or visit www.learn2cope.org Register for the anonymous family discussion board where you may receive peer support any day of the week. To register, click on the red register button on the top right of the homepage.


C.A.R.E. WORKSHOPS C.A.R.E.

Workshops are provided to active injection drug users at risk for hepatitis, overdose, HIV and other substance related health issues. This program is held every Wednesday from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. in the Healy Room at Addison Gilbert Hospital, 298 Washington Street, Gloucester (enter at Washington Street entrance). For further information, please contact Healthy Street at 978-236-0251, CAB Health and Recovery Services, Inc., Healthy Streets Outreach Program, 302 Washington Street, Gloucester.

 
Prenatal Classes for Young Women

Prenatal classes for Young Women are held in conjunction with Connecting Young Moms of Beverly Hospital and Healthy Families. Classes are held free of charge and held in the Women's Health Conference Room at Addison Gilbert Hospital, 298 Washington Street, Gloucester (Washington Street entrance). Classes are held on a four-week series on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. The next session beings on February 9. For further information about this class or the Connecting Young Moms program, please call Parent Education Office at Beverly Hospital 978-927-9103 or the Connecting Young Moms program at 978-922-3000, ext.2720.


Look Good *.Feel Better Program -   February 2

The American Cancer Society's LOOK GOOD ....... FEEL BETTER program will be held at Addison Gilbert Hospital on February 23 from 10 AM - 12 Noon. To register for this free program, please call Cancer Services 978-922-3000, ext. 3087.

Guided by volunteer cosmetologist, female cancer patients who participate in this class will learn how to use make-up and skin care techniques to overcome the appearance-related effects of chemotherapy and radiation. Women also learn ways to disguise hair loss with wigs, scarves and other accessories. Following the program, participants are given a make-up kit valued at over $200.

Look Good *.Feel Better is a free, non-medical, product-neutral program offered in partnership with the American Cancer Society, The National Cosmetology Association and the Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association (CTFA) Foundation, a charitable organization supported by the cosmetic industry.

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