Park Ridge Health announces classes and events for Nov. 5-11

Press release

From Park Ridge Health

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

Surviving the Onslaught of Holiday Food
Monday, November 12
12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
At The Health Adventure( Biltmore Square Mall)
While the holidays are a joyous time, they can also be stressful and present us with months of challenges for healthy eating. The Wellness Team will provide a tool box of methods for the whole family to prevent overeating and weight gain at holiday parties and family gatherings.

Free Support Groups

Breast Cancer Survivors and Friends Support Group
Monday, November 5
5:30 p.m.
Park Ridge Health Breast Center
50 Hospital Dr., Ste. 4B, Hendersonville
Offered by the Park Ridge Breast Health Center. Open to anyone in the community seeking support and information. Please bring a favorite dish to share for a potluck dinner. For information, please contact Debbie Gentry at 828-650-2790.

Oncology Community Support Group
Friday, November 9
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Burchard/OB Conference Room
100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville
Offered by Park Ridge Health Oncology Center. Open to anyone in the community undergoing the stresses of cancer treatments (caregivers and family welcome). Facilitated by Blake Hill, RN, OCN, ONN (Oncology Certified Nurse, Oncology Navigator), and Darlene White, Park Ridge Health volunteer and cancer survivor. For information, please contact Debbie Gentry at 828-681-2917.

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, please contact Mary Donnelly at 828.230.4143.

Park Ridge Group
Tuesday, November 6
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Fletcher Adventist Church, Main Level Conference Room
1141 Howard Gap Rd., Fletcher

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

Celebrate Pregnancy (One Full Day)
Monday, November 12
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Health Adventure: 800 Brevard Rd., Asheville

This is not your typical childbirth class! This class is offered in an interactive format to help you learn and retain all the correct and most important information. Topics covered in the course include the following: Dealing with pregnancy ailments, labor process & labor support techniques, and breastfeeding & newborn care. This class is $65.00 per couple. Add a massage voucher ($65 value) to use at The Baby Place Spa for just $30! Bring three pillows and a baby doll or stuffed animal to class.

WOW Health Screenings

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

Wednesday, November 7
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Emma Elementary School, 37 Brickyard Rd., Asheville

Free EKG, Glucose and Blood Pressure

Tuesday, November 6
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Harris Teeter, 636 Spartanburg Hwy., Hendersonville

Free Bone Density and Glucose Testing
Bone density screening for osteoporosis. Please wear shoes and socks that are easy to slip off. FREE.

Thursday, November 8
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Mills River Enrichment Center, 137 Old Turnpike Rd., Mills River


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