Park Ridge Health announces classes and events for Sept. 17-23

Press release

From Park Ridge Health

Upcoming Classes and Events
To pre-register for any of these free events, please call 855.PRH.LIFE.

CREATION Health Series
Mondays, September 10 – October 29
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Wellness Department at Park Ridge Health
50 Doctors Drive, Suite 2
FREE
This class series addresses health from a Christian perspective through the following “8 Laws of Health”: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Interpersonal Relationships, Outlook, Nutrition and Trust. Each participant receives a copy of CREATION Health Discovery, a Christian guide to health and harmony.

Free Support Groups

Henderson County Stroke/Aphasia Support Group
Thursday, September 20
3:00 p.m.
Park Ridge Home Health office
895 Howard Gap Rd., Fletcher
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. Please call Brenda Oakley at 828.687.5261 for more information.

MemoryCaregivers Network Support Groups
All MemoryCaregiver Network support groups are free and open to anyone caring for a person with memory loss. For further information, contact Mary Donnelly at 828.230.4143.
New Hope Group
Tuesday, September 18
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
New Hope Presbyterian Church, Lower Level Fellowship Hall
Sweeten Creek Rd., South Asheville

The Baby Place Events
To register for classes or for more information on spa services, please call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433) or visit parkridgebabies.com.
Sleep Solutions
Tuesday, September 18
6:00-7:00 p.m.
The Health Adventure (Biltmore Square Mall)

This in-depth workshop by Sleep Expert Meggan Hartman will help parents understand how to establish good sleep habits and a healthy schedule for their babies and themselves. Topics covered in the course include the following:
· Baby sleep needs from 0-12 months
· Helping little ones establish good sleep habits/patterns
· Developmental milestones that impact infant sleep development and how to approach them
· SIDS guidelines and research
· No and low cry sleep methods
· Sleep arrangements such as: co-sleeping, room-sharing and crib sleeping
· Night feeds and sleep changes
· Naps
This class is $25.00 per couple. Please call 855.PRH.LIFE (774.5433) to register.
Breastfeeding Clinic for Spanish Speakers
Thursday, September 20
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Office of Kelly Thompson
2605 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville
We invite all Spanish speaking mothers to this FREE clinic that will cover troublesome breastfeeding issues and solutions to overcome them. This event is open to employees and community members.

Baby Steps to Parenting
Thursday, September 20
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The Health Adventure
800 Brevard Rd., Asheville
Motherhood can be a wild ride, especially during the first year. Join other moms and discuss the joys of motherhood, as well as the confusion, anxiety and complexity of adjusting to new responsibilities and changed routines. Through the use of facilitated dialog and open sharing, we will cover:
• Sleep issues
• Transitioning to solids
• Playful parenting
• Breast-feeding issues
This class is for first-time parents or parents who are transitioning to multiple children. It is best suited for parents with babies who are 0-12 months old. Your baby is welcome to the class! This class is $50.00 per couple.

The Baby Place Experience
Sunday, September 23
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Park Ridge Health
100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville
We invite you to explore our state-of-the-art unit while learning about birth options, registration, services and amenities available here at Park Ridge Health. Have your questions answered about delivering at The Baby Place. We encourage all who deliver at Park Ridge to attend this free class.

Celebrate Pregnancy (One full day)
Sunday, September 23
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Park Ridge Health
100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville
This is not your typical childbirth class! This class is offered in an interactive format to help you learn and retain all the most important information. Topics covered in the course include the following: Dealing with pregnancy ailments, labor process & labor support techniques, breast-feeding & newborn care and a tour of The Baby Place. This class is $65.00 per couple. Add a massage voucher ($65 value) to use at The Baby Place Spa for just $30! Bring 3 pillows and a baby doll or stuffed animal to class.

*Scholarships are available for those in need of financial assistance for classes at The Baby Place at Park Ridge Health. Please call 828.681.2229 for more information.

August 2012 WOW Health Screenings

Cholesterol Screenings
Lipid and glucose profiles by finger stick, along with blood pressure and body mass index screening. For best results, fast overnight. FREE.
Thursday, September 20
8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
First Congregational Church, 1735 Fifth Ave. West, Hendersonville

Sunday, September 23
8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Hendersonville Adventist Church, 2301 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville

Breast Examination (No mammograms)
Breast Examination for irregularities, lumps or other pre-cancerous conditions. FREE.
Sunday, September 23
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hendersonville Adventist Church, 2301 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville

PSA Screening
No appointment required. PSA blood test for men 50 years of age or older; age 40 if father or brother had prostate cancer. Cost: $10.00.
Tuesday, September 18
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ingles, 1980 Asheville Hwy., Hendersonville
Sunday, September 23
12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Hendersonville Adventist Church, 2301 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville

Bone Density for Men and Women
Bone density screening for osteoporosis. Please wear shoes & socks that are easy to slip off. FREE.
Tuesday, September 18
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ingles, 1980 Asheville Hwy., Hendersonville
Sunday, September 23
12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Hendersonville Adventist Church, 2301 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville

Skin Cancer Screenings
Skin Examination for moles, lumps or other pre-cancerous conditions. FREE.
Sunday, September 23
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hendersonville Adventist Church, 2301 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville


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