Chestnut Hill Hospital October Calendar of Events
The Weight is Over – Weight Loss Information Session
Wednesday, October 9 (2nd Wednesday of every month)
6 – 7 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Hospital, Board Room, 8835 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Chestnut Hill Hospital’s Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery program is helping men and women who are more than 100 lbs. over their ideal weight gain health. Experienced bariatric surgeons, Aley Tohamy, M.D., and Sean Yuan, M.D., use various surgical weight loss procedures to help with permanent weight loss. Patient results include fewer medications, lower blood pressure, increased energy level and more positive mood. Meet members of the multidisciplinary weight loss team who will guide you toward achieving your weight loss goals. Free. Registration required. Call 215-233-6313. (Personal consults are also available.)
Brain Aging and Dementia
Wednesday, October 16
12:30 — 1:30 p.m.
Center on the Hill, Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, 8855 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Like the rest of the body, the brain changes as we age. Join Russell Breish, M.D., geriatrician, to shed light on the processes behind these changes. Understand how dementia may present and the importance of diagnosing dementia so symptoms such as depression, delusions and agitation can be
treated. Discuss issues important to the person with dementia and their families. To register, call Center on the Hill, 215-247-4654, or email email@example.com. Free.
Linda Creed Breast Screening
Wednesday, October 16
4 – 7 p.m.
Chestnut Hill Hospital, Women’s Center, 8811 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Early detection of breast cancer saves lives. The Women’s Center will host the Linda Creed Breast Cancer Foundation, to provide mammograms, a physical breast exam and instruction in breast self exam. Free for women over age 40 who meet eligibility requirements of not having insurance or whose insurance doesn’t cover mammograms. Call 215-248-8395 for an appointment. Free!
Total Heart Health
Wednesday, October 16
Chestnut Hill Hospital, Main Level Conference Room, 8835 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Join Penn Medicine cardiologist Raymond Rodriguez, M.D., for an update on heart health. Understand the latest tests for the early detection of heart disease and what prevention measures work best. Then representatives from Weavers Way Co-op will provide instruction on foods that help us maintain healthy hearts. Bring your questions. To register call 215-248-6100, option 3, or sign up online, www.chestnuthillhealth.com/healthywoman.
Weight Loss Support Group
Last Wednesday of each month
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Main Level Conference Room, Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Join us each month for an evening of education, support and lively exchange of information and ideas to help achieve your weight loss goals. Topics include life style modification, nutrition and exercise. Guest speakers provide expert advice on related topics. Registration required. Call 215-753-2000.
Menopause Support Group
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Medical Office Building, Suite 40, Chestnut Hill Hospital, 8835 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Supportive therapy and education session. We’ll address issues such as menopause, body image, relationships, career and enjoyment. Facilitated by Lisa Lambert, M.D., and Nancy Pollack, M.S. Cost: $15 per session. Registration required. Call 215-482-0408.
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