Park Ridge Health announces wellness events for Sept. 2-8

Press release

From Park Ridge Health

Event Summary for 9/2/13 – 9/8/13

Presentations and Classes

CREATION Health Series
September 11 – October 2
Wednesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
In the Duke Room at Park Ridge Health
The CREATION Health Series is a powerful and insightful four-week class that addresses your health with a philosophy of living life to the fullest potential possible. CREATION is an acronym for: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal Relationships, Outlook and Nutrition. This spiritually based program will encourage healthy change by looking deeper into the meaning of these eight principles for living life to the fullest. CREATION Health is an interactive class that utilizes videos, group discussions and a beautiful CREATION Health Personal Study Guide. Class is led by the Park Ridge Health Wellness Team. Space is limited for this free event, so please RSVP by calling 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

American Lung Association’s “Freedom from Smoking”
September 12 – October 24
Thursdays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
In the Medical Office Building at Park Ridge Health, Cardiac Rehab, 3rd floor
If you and/or your family member have been thinking about quitting, now is the time. Park Ridge Wellness is offering seven-week smoking cessation series by the American Lung Association, the gold standard in smoking cessation. Freedom from Smoking is a highly structured program focusing on behavior change and the benefits of better health and improved lifestyle habits. The activities provide participants with proven strategies for changing their behaviors and lifestyles. Maintenance strategies to “stay quit” are an integral part of the Freedom from Smoking program. Please RSVP by calling 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

Lunch & Learn: Rheumatology 101
Thursday, September 12
12 – 1 p.m.
In the Duke Room at Park Ridge Health
Could you benefit from the care of a rheumatologist? Join board-certified rheumatologist Carlo Mainardi, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.R., to learn more about diseases treated in the field of rheumatology, including osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. A Q&A session with Dr. Mainardi will follow his presentation. Come at 11:30 a.m. to enjoy a complimentary lunch from the Café at Park Ridge Health. Space is limited for this free event, so please RSVP by calling 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

Free Support Groups

Breast Cancer Survivors and Friends Support Group
Tuesday, September 3
5:30 p.m.
At the Park Ridge Health Breast Center
50 Hospital Dr., Ste. 4B, Hendersonville
Offered by the Park Ridge Breast Health Center and open to anyone in the community seeking support and information. For more information, please contact Debbie Gentry at 828-650-2790.

WOW Health Screenings

Free Blood Glucose, Body Composition Analysis and Blood Pressure
Measurement of body fat, hydration percentages, body mass index, height and weight for overall body composition. Blood test for diabetes and blood pressures. FREE.

Wednesday, September 4
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Southeastern Sports Medicine, 21 Turtle Creek Drive, Asheville


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