Park Ridge Health calendar: Symposium for student athletes next week

From the press release from Park Ridge Health:

Presentations and Classes:

Symposium for the Student Athlete
Tuesday, August 21
6:30 p.m.
The Health Adventure (Biltmore Square Mall)

High school athletes account for an estimated 2 million injuries and 30,000 hospitalizations each year in the U.S. Join orthopedic surgeon Dr. Greg Motley and physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist Dr. Andrew Rudins – as well as Southeastern Sports Medicine athletic trainers – for a special event addressing issues that affect the student athlete, including injuries and concussions. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation, and light refreshments will be available.
RSVP is required for the event, so please call to reserve your spot: 855.PRH.LIFE.

For additional classes and presentations, visit us online at or call 855.PRH.LIFE.

Free Support Groups

Henderson County Stroke/Aphasia Support Group
Thursday, August 16
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 for 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.

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, August 21
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
New Hope Presbyterian Church, Lower Level Fellowship Hall
Sweeten Creek Rd., South Asheville (across from Givens Estates)

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, August 13
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Health Adventure
800 Brevard Rd., Asheville
Sunday, August 19
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 right and most important information. Topics covered in the course include the following: Dealing with pregnancy ailments, labor process & labor support techniques, breastfeeding and 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! Please bring three pillows and a baby doll or stuffed animal to class.

The Baby Place Experience
Sunday, August 19
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 who deliver at Park Ridge to attend this free class.

August 2012 WOW Health Screenings

Vision Screening for Adults and Children
Vision screenings are for near-sightedness, far-sightedness, color acuity and macular degeneration. FREE.

Friday, August 17
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Wal-Mart: 50 Highland Square Dr., Hendersonville


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