Park Ridge Health announces upcoming events, classes

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
Mondays, September 10 – October 29
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Wellness Department at Park Ridge Health
50 Doctors Drive, Suite 2
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.
Weaverville Group
Tuesday, August 28
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Weaverville First Baptist Church
Lower Level Fellowship Hall
Main Street, Weaverville

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

Baby Steps to Parenting
Thursday, September 6
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Health Adventure, 800 Brevard Rd., Asheville
Motherhood can be a wild ride, especially during the first year. Join other moms and discuss the joys of motherhood as well as the confusion, anxiety and complexity of adjusting to new responsibilities and changed routines. Through the use of facilitated dialogue and open sharing, we will cover:

• Sleep issues
• Transitioning to solids
• Playful parenting
• Breast feeding issues

This class is for first time parents or parents who are transitioning to multiple children. It is best suited for parents with babies who are 0-12 months old. Your baby is welcome to the class!
This class is $50.00 per couple.
*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.

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.
Thursday, August 30
8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Old Haven Apartments, 1308 Old Spartanburg Rd., Hendersonville

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.
Tuesday, August 28
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Ingles, 1705 Brevard Rd., Laurel Park

Free Bone Density for Men and Women
Bone density screening for osteoporosis. Please wear shoes and socks that are easy to slip off. FREE.
Tuesday, August 28
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Ingles, 1705 Brevard Rd., Laurel Park

Blood Pressure Screenings
Saturday, September 1
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Hendersonville Apple Festival, Main Street, Hendersonville


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