Wellness at a Glance / SJMC Community Outreach Events

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Wellness at a Glance / Events for Community Outreach

SJMC Health Screen

North Olmsted Senior Center: 28114 Lorain Road, North Olmsted, Thursday, September 17 • 9 – 11 a.m.

Avon Lake Senior Center: Old Firehouse Community Center, 100 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake, Tuesday, September 22 • 10 – 11:30 a.m.

FREE BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS

‘Celebrate Westlake’ St John Medical Center Campus track, Saturday, September 5 • 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.

FREE BONE DENSITY SCREENINGS

Dwyer Memorial Senior Center: 21014 Hilliard Boulevard, Rocky River, Monday, September 28 • 9 – 11 a.m.

SJMC Womens Health

All About You Women’s Health Program

All About You is a free women’s health membership program offered by St. John Medical Center that provides health and wellness education, support and encouragement in all areas of her life. To find out more information or to become a member, visit stjohnmedicalcenter.net or call 877-597-6348.

Next free event is Thursday, September 24 • 5:45 – 8 p.m.

Topic: Your Brain health

LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility

Free Blood pressure screenings by SJMC Community Outreach Nurses from 5:30-6:30

Reservations required for the event: 1-877-597-6348

SJMC Health Talks

What You Should Know About Hearing Loss

Susan Kasunick, MA, CCC/A, SJMC Clinical Audiologist. Sponsored by Westlake Center for Community Services and SJMC. This presentation provides an overview and facts you should know about hearing and hearing loss. Hearing loss can impact your social life, causing you to avoid activities. When do I need to see an Audiologist, and do hearing aids really help the hearing impaired? What is tinnitus? These common conditions and the impact they have on our lives will be discussed.

Friday, September 18 • 10 a.m.

Westlake Center for Community Services, 29694 Center Ridge Road, Westlake. RSVP: 440-899-3544

Ergonomics and Work Station Evaluation with a Focus on Hand and Upper Extremity Conditions Functional Capacity Evaluations

Todd Ott, OTR/L, CHT, CWCE, CEAS,

Occupational Therapist Clinical Specialist, Certified Hand Therapist and Work Capacity Evaluator

Presentation includes strategies and discussion about possible problems and how to correct them.

Thursday, September 23 • 5 p.m.

Westlake Family Health Center, 26908 Detroit Road, Suite 300, Westlake. RSVP: 877-597-6348

Dementia and Memory Loss: Prevention and Cure

Tanvir Syer, MD, SJMC Neurologist

Sponsored by Westlake Center for Community Services and SJMC

Discuss options for helping prevent memory loss and dementia.

Tuesday, September 29 • 11 a.m.

Westlake Center for Community Services, 29694 Center Ridge Road, Westlake. RSVP: 440-899-3544

SJMC CPR

AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED

One-person adult, child and infant CPR with choking rescues for lay people.

This class is NOT intended for healthcare providers. Limit 12 per class.

RSVP Required, call 877-597-6348

29160 Center Ridge Rd. Suite R Westlake

Saturday, September 12, 9 a.m. – 12 Noon

SJMC Support

Better Breathers Club

A support group for those people suffering from lung disease. The bimonthly meetings will provide a review of breathing retraining and techniques to decrease shortness of breath. Various topics chosen by members are discussed.

1st Tuesday of every other month

October 6, December 1 • 1 – 2:30 p.m.

SJMC Westlake Family Health Center, Suite 300, 26908 Detroit Road, Westlake

Call Lynn Gorton for more information at

440-250-2042 or Lynn.Gorton@csauh.com.

A Second Chance: A Lung Transplant Support Group

This monthly group is for anyone who is considering or has received a lung transplant. Family and friends are welcome.

Every 2nd Monday – July through

December – 6 – 8 p.m.

SJMC Westlake Family Health Center, Suite 300, 26908 Detroit Road, Westlake

Call Lynn Gorton for more information at

440-250-2042 or Lynn.Gorton@csauh.com.

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