Community Health Education

Women's Health University-"Exercise as Medicine: A Prescription for Good Health"

When 
Thursday 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Where 
Vinton War Memorial

Women's Health University (WHU)

Exercise has long been known as nature’s fountain of youth. Find out how you can reap the health benefits that simple, inexpensive changes in your daily habits can provide. Join us as fitness expert Allison Bowersock, Ph.D., shares her extensive knowledge of how exercise can improve your long-term health. Dr. Bowersock will compare the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle to pharmaceutical and surgical interventions, as well as discuss strategies to empower you to take charge of your own health.

Cost: $15 (includes light lunch)

Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease

When 
Thursday 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Where 
15353 Moneta Road, Moneta, VA

More than 1 million Americans suffer from Parkinson’s disease and 2.5 million worldwide are dealing with degrees of multiple sclerosis. Both diseases affect how the nervous system communicates with the brain and muscles, but the symptoms differ.

Join us for a presentation on symptoms, risks, and treatment of these degenerative, neurological conditions.

"Sleep Coach: Train for Better Health through Better Sleep"

When 
Tuesday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where 
40 Lakemount Drive, Moneta

"Sleep Coach: Train for Better Health through Better Sleep"

Chronic poor sleep can leave you feeling run down, depressed, exhausted, and hopeless. Individualized coaching can guide you through steps of relaxation to improve the duration and quality of your sleep. Learn practical techniques, for adults and adolescents, to help reduce pain and stress; and improve your mood and physical health.

To register, call Carilion Direct at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

"Sleep Coach: Train for Better Health through Better Sleep"

When 
Thursday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
6303 Merriman Road, Roanoke

"Sleep Coach: Train for Better Health through Better Sleep"

Chronic poor sleep can leave you feeling run down, depressed, exhausted, and hopeless. Individualized coaching can guide you through steps of relaxation to improve the duration and quality of your sleep. Learn practical techniques, for adults and adolescents, to help reduce pain and stress; and improve your mood and physical health.

Free.  To register, call Carilion Direct at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

Points on Joints

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
6303 Merriman Rd., Roanoke, VA 24018

Leave Joint Pain Behind

LEARN ABOUT THE LATEST JOINT REPLACEMENT SURGERY TECHNIQUES

If you are 45 or older with joint pain or limited motion, join us for a free seminar to learn more about your options for joint care, including the anterior approach to replacement surgery. Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics is the most experienced team in our region, having performed more than 2,000 of these advanced procedures. Our surgeons are committed to helping you stay strong, keep moving, and—most importantly—feel like you again. To register, please call 800-422-8482.

 

Girl Talk Seminar

When 
Saturday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
2017 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke

Join us for Girl Talk, a class designed for mothers and their daughters ages 9-12. The class focuses on strengthened communication concerning adolescence and puberty and encouraging smart, responsible decisions.

The cost is $5 per person. The event will be held in the Rehab Auditorium at 2017 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke.

To register, call Carilion Direct at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

 

Be Heart Smart: Live Webinar

When 
Monday 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm

Nearly six million people are living with heart failure in the U.S. Do you have questions about the disease or want to learn more about the latest treatments and technology? Carilion Clinic's heart care team will be answering your questions live in a Google+ Hangout on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.

Video: Hear from Carilion Clinic's experts on congestive heart failure.

If you have a Gmail account you can RSVP to the Hangout through this link and submit questions beforehand. Or you can watch the video live on this page through YouTube.

Heart Care Team

Health Tips and Food Distribution

When 
Wednesday 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Where 
4615 Bryan Road | Roanoke, VA 24014

Carilion Clinic has partnered with Feeding America to help the communities we serve with health tips and free fruits and vegetables. Join our health educators the third Wednesday of every month at Rockingham Court United Methodist Church for a quick session of health tips and receive free fruits and vegetables distributed by Feeding America.

Quit Smoking Today

When 
Monday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Jackson Park Library - Large Conference Room

Successful quitters have tried to quit an average of seven times! If you'd like to quit within the coming year, consider attending this informative program. Understand the stages of readiness, the addiction process, and what to expect ahead of time to help you succeed when quitting. Event is free.

Registration is required. Please call 800-422-8482. For more information or to schedule a similar program, please contact Health Educator Edie Naughton, R.N., at 540-266-6564.

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