Park Ridge Health announces calendar events for June 18-24

From the 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
Thursdays, June 14 – August 2
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
At The Health Adventure in Biltmore Square Mall
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.

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, June 19
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
New Hope Presbyterian Church, South Asheville
Sweeten Creek Rd. (across from Givens Estates, in the lower level fellowship hall)

Weaverville Group
Tuesday, June 26
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Weaverville First Baptist Church
Main St. (North Buncombe Co., in the lower level fellowship hall)

Free Support Groups

Henderson County Stroke/Aphasia Support Group
Thursday, June 21
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 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.

The Baby Place Events
To register for classes or for more information on spa services, please call 828.681.BABY or visit

Sleep Solutions
Tuesday, June 19, 6 – 7 p.m.
The Health Adventure
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 (855.774.5433) to register.

The Baby Place Experience – FREE
Sunday, June 24
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
The Baby Place at Park Ridge Health
We invite you to explore our new unit while learning about birth options, registration, and services and amenities available at Park Ridge Health. Get all your questions answered about delivering at The Baby Place. We encourage all who plan to deliver at Park Ridge to attend this free class.

May 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.

Tuesday, June 19
8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Walmart: 50 Highland Square Drive, Hendersonville

Thursday, June 21
8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Ingles: 6478 Brevard Rd., Etowah

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.

Saturday, June 16
8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
W.C. Reid Center: 133 Livingston St., Asheville

***Wellness on Wheels will follow the Henderson County Public Schools inclement weather policy. If Henderson County Public Schools are closed the WOW screening will be cancelled for that day.
For additional classes and presentations, please visit us online at or call 855.PRH.LIFE.


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