Park Ridge Health announces classes and events for Oct. 15-21

Press release

From Park Ridge Health

Event Summary for 10/15/12 – 10/21/12
Upcoming Classes and Events
To pre-register for any of these free events, please call 855.PRH.LIFE.

Lunch & Learn: “Prostate Cancer”
Friday ,October 26
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
In the Duke Room at Park Ridge Health

Cliff Johnson, M.D., of Mountain View Urology, will share about prevention and treatment options for prostate cancer. Coupons for lunch in the Park Ridge Café will be available at 11:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required by Tuesday, October 23. To register, please call 855.PRH.LIFE.

Free Support Groups

Henderson County Stroke/Aphasia Support Group
Thursday, October 18
3:00 p.m.

Support group offered to stroke survivors coping with an aphasia disorder and for other individuals diagnosed with aphasia. The Stroke Support Group will not meet at Park Ridge Home Health on October 18. The group is planning a social event (field trip and dining out) for October. 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, please contact Mary Donnelly at 828.230.4143.

New Hope Group
Tuesday, October 16
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
New Hope Presbyterian Church, Lower Level Fellowship Hall
Sweeten Creek Rd. (across from Givens Estates), 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

Celebrate Pregnancy (One Full Day)
Sunday, October 21
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 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.

The Baby Place Experience
Sunday, October 21
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Park Ridge Health: 100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville

We invite you to explore our new 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 planning to deliver at Park Ridge to attend this free class.

Sleep Solutions
Thursday, October 16
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 (855.774.5433) to register.

August 2012 WOW Health Screenings

Free Cholesterol Screenings
Lipid and glucose profiles by finger stick, along with blood pressure and body mass index screening. For best results, fast overnight. FREE.

Monday, October 15
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Ladies Workout Express: 802 Fairview Rd., Asheville

Friday, October 19
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
CVS: 1605 Four Seasons Blvd., Hendersonville

Free Blood Pressure

Saturday, October 20
10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Christian Business Expo: WNC Center, Fletcher


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