Community Health Education

Colon Health and Colon Cancer Prevention

Wednesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital Medical Office Building | 390 S. Main St. | Rocky Mount, VA

Join Carilion Clinic and Bruce Long, M.D., Carilion Clinic General Surgeon, for an event focusing on colon health and colon cancer prevention.  Pre-registration required.


For additional information or to pre-register, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Slowing the Clock: Healthy Aging

Monday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Resurrection Catholic Church | 15353 Moneta Road | Moneta, VA

Topics include:

  • "Physical Changes after 50" - Gail Nordhaus, R.N. with Carilion Clinic
  • "Healthy Aging with Exercise - Lauren Adjkins, YMCA Personal Trainer
  • "Foods that Fight Aging" - Marty Slaughter, Carilion Clinic Dietician

Light lunch will be provided.  To register or for additional information, contact Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Slowing the Clock: Healthy Aging

Saturday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Ressurection Catholic Church | 15353 Moneta Road | Moneta, VA 24121

Slowing the Clock:  Healthy Aging.  Carilion Clinic and the Lake YMCA are teaming up to present a community presentation to help you navigate the changes that come with aging.  Several topics will be discussed such as, Physical Changes After 50, Healthy Aging with Exercise and Foods that Fight Aging. 

The event is free and a light lunch will be provided.  Please call Carilion Clinic to register or to receive additional information by calling 800-422-8482.


Red Hot Mamas

Wednesday 6:00 pm
South County Library: 6303 Merriman Road, Roanoke

Taking Back Control: Urinary Changes and Concerns

Light refreshments will be served and door prizes will be awarded.


To register for this event or learn when the next Red Hot Mamas program is being held in your community, please call 800-422-8482.

Points on Joints

Monday 6:00 pm
South County Library

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 1,700 of these advanced procedures. Our surgeons are committed to helping you stay strong, keep moving, and—most importantly—feel like you again.

For more information or to registration, please call Carilion Clinic at 800-422-8482.

Low-Impact Group Exercise

Thursday 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carilion Diabetes Center | 1030 S Jefferson St Suite G101 | Roanoke

Thinking about starting to exercise?  Come join us for a free four week low-impact group exercise class to help get you started. 

You will also receive a free exercise program and a exercise band to use at home.


Class dates are as follows: October 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th.


To register for the class call 540-224-4360.


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