Park Ridge Health announces health events for Aug. 5-11

Press release

From Park Ridge Health:

Event Summary for 8/5/13 – 8/11/13
Please call 855-PRH-LIFE to register for any Park Ridge Health events.

Events & Classes

Blood Drive
Wednesday, August 7
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
On mobile units near the Emergency Department entrance
In partnership with The Blood Connection, Park Ridge Health invites all community members in good health to donate as long as they are at least age 17, weigh at least 110 pounds and haven’t donated blood for 56 days. Appointments are encouraged and can be made by calling 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433).

Flow Yoga
Thursday evenings
5:15 – 6:15 p.m.
Park Ridge Health Medical Office Building, Third Floor
$5 per class (cash)
Enjoy a multi-level flow yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Emily Van Eman. Be sure to bring your yoga mat, water and towel. Some yoga mats available to borrow. Flow Yoga is a moderate-paced flow focused on compassionately and safely practicing strength, balance and flexibility postures for whole body health. Inspiring thoughts, guided breathing and options for most levels are cornerstones of Emily’s instruction.

Free Support Groups

Breast Cancer Survivors and Friends Support Group
Monday, August 5
5:30 p.m.
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.

Oncology Community Support Group
Friday, August 9
10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Burchard/OB Conference Room
100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville
Offered by the Park Ridge Health Oncology Center and open to anyone in the community undergoing the stress of cancer treatments (caregivers and family welcome). For more information, please contact Debbie Gentry at 828-681-2917.

The Baby Place Events

Celebrate Pregnancy (One full day)
Monday, August 5
9 a.m. – 4 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; breastfeeding & 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 three 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.

WOW Health Screenings

Free EKG and Blood Pressure
Thursday, August 8
9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Mills River Life Enrichment Center
137 Old Turnpike Road, Mills River


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