Parkview to host upcoming events

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Press release from Parkview Health:

Parkview to host upcoming events

(November 29, 2010) – Parkview will host several upcoming events.

The Parkview Diabetes Treatment Center will lead a community forum on diabetes at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 at the Allen County Public Library’s downtown branch, 900 Library Plaza. For more information, call (260) 373-4280.

Answers from a Cancer Expert – Dec. 3, 10 and 17 from 1-3 p.m. in the Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center lobby, entrance 4 on Parkview North campus. Receive easy-to-understand answers to your questions from Nancy Ehmke, clinical nurse specialist, Parkview Comprehensive Cancer Center. For more information, call (260) 266-9166.

The programs below will be held at the Parkview Women’s Health Center on the Parkview North campus, entrance 2. Registration is required by calling (260) 672-6500.

Exercise and Wellness Classes

Senior Stretch – 9:30-10:30 a.m. each Monday December 6-27
Class routine includes chair, standing and floor exercises. Sessions focus on controlled stretching and muscle strengthening. The cost is $20 for Women’s Health Center members and $25 for non-members.

Evening Yoga – 5:30-6:30 p.m. December 6-29

Stretches and poses coupled with relaxed breathing renews a sense of calm, flexibility and strength. The cost is $40 for Women’s Health Center members and $50 for non-members for Monday and Wednesday classes. The cost is $20 for Women’s Health Center members and $25 for non-members for a Monday or Wednesday class.

Foot and Nail Care

9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8
9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14
9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 23
9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 29
Ideal for people with diabetes, circulation problems and arthritic conditions. $20 for Women’s Health Center members and $30 for non-members.

Ask the Dietitian

3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8
Schedule 15 minutes with registered dietitian Julia Just to have nutrition questions answered. The event is free.

Osteoporosis Screening 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 14
The screening lasts 15 minutes and can provide valuable information and help. $5 for Women’s Health Center members and $10 for non-members. Foot Screenings with Dr. Michael McManus, Ortho Northeast Noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15 For people experiencing pain, difficulty walking, changes in foot structure or any condition of the skin or nails. Free for Women’s Health Center members and $5 for non-members.

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