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December Classes Offered At Destination Wellness

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Natrona Heights, Pa., - The following classes are available to the public at Destination Wellness located at the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills:

December 2009

Highmark’s Personal Nutrition Coaching
Personal nutrition coaching strives to empower the individual to sustain healthy lifestyle changes by assisting them with setting goals and overcoming challenges with food selection and meal planning. This one-on-one counseling session is facilitated by a registered dietitian and is designed to address the nutritional changes needed to manage heart disease, diabetes, weight management and other health related issues. Sessions are by appointment only. There is no fee for Highmark members to participate in this program; a nominal fee for non-Highmark members. Call 724-274-5202 today for an appointment/details.

Highmark’s Clear the Air: Smoking Cessation
Your health is worth one more try. This one-session, two-hour program is the step you take BEFORE deciding to quit tobacco. It empowers you to identify your reasons for quitting and gives you the tools you need to quit for good. There is no fee for Highmark members to participate in this program; a nominal fee for non-Highmark members. Call for your one-on-one session with a trained smoking cessation instructor at 724-274-5202.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Coloring Contest Kick-off
December is National Hand Washing Month. To kick-off the event, Alle-Kiski Medical Center’s Destination Wellness in the Galleria at the Pittsburgh Mills is hosting a coloring contest for children ages 3-10. Enter your picture and one lucky child will win an age-appropriate gift. Winners will be announced on Monday, December 21. *All entered pictures will be displayed in patient rooms and throughout the hospital at AKMC. Deadline: Return colored pictures to Destination Wellness by 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 17. For more information call 724-274-5202.

Thursdays, December 3 & 10, 2009
Joslin Diabetes Center’s Self Management Education two-day series
1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
This comprehensive program is designed for individuals with diabetes who are interested in learning how to manage their diabetes, prevent complications, eat healthfully and control blood sugar levels. There are two classes in this series that occur once for two consecutive weeks. *Participants must attend both classes. Check with your insurance carrier to determine your coverage for diabetes educational services. Call for registration, fees and details at 724-367-2400.

Thursday, December 3, 2009
Healthy Holiday Appetizers
6 p.m.
The holidays are approaching and you aren’t sure how to start your holiday dinner off right? No problem. Learn some new and great tasting recipes that will stimulate your guests’ appetites. Join registered dietitian, Megan Klucinec, for a food and nutrition lecture dedicated to healthy options for appetizers that taste great and are good for you. Food sampling included! Call to register at 724-274-5202.

Friday, December 4, 2009
BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR RENEWAL
5 – 8 p.m.
If you have a current course completion card for a Healthcare provider CPR class in the last two years, you can take the renewal course. You must present your current card the day of class. This class covers the information in the Healthcare Provider class in an abbreviated format. Upon course completion, participants receive a card valid for two years. Fee: $30/student (includes required student manual). Call to register at
724-274-5202. Space is limited.

Saturday, December 5, 2009
Blood Drive
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
All registered donors will be entered into a drawing for a $100 Pittsburgh Mills Mall gift card. Blood donors will receive a free cholesterol screening with donation.

Saturday, December 5, 2009
Highmark Senior Products® Informational Seminar
2:30 p.m.
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield offers a variety of health plans for individuals with Medicare. Their Medicare Solutions expert can help you find the right plan to fit your needs. Call to reserve your space at 724-274-5202.

Monday, December 7, 2009
Heartsaver First Aid with AED/CPR
5 - 10 p.m.
The first aid course includes basic first aid, adult, child and infant CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) usage. A certification card given after completion of skills and written testing and is valid for two years. Fee: $45 (required student manual included). Call to register at 724-274-5202. Space is limited.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Blood Drive
4 - 8 p.m.
All registered donors will be entered into a drawing for a $100 Pittsburgh Mills Mall gift card. Blood donors will receive a free cholesterol screening with donation.

Saturday/Sunday, December 12 & 13, 2009
Safe Sitter® babysitting course
Saturday/Sunday: 1-5:30 p.m.
This two-day class provides children ages 11-13 with essential skills in safe sitting and handling emergencies. Fee: $50/student. Call to register at 724-274-5202.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Humana 2009 Medicare plans information sessions
10 a.m.
Learn about your options and join a representative for a free informational session on Humana Medicare’s health plans. Call to register for you’re a session at 1-866-836-7908.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Highmark® Suspending Stress
Lunch & Learn
1 p.m.
Stress is difficult to avoid. Whether it’s work or family life, stress touches each of us on a daily basis. Join us for a free wellness workshop and learn how to take care of your emotional health with Suspending Stress. Examine how stress impacts your life at work and home and discover easy-to-use tools to help de-stress and bring balance and stability to your day.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Blood Drive
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
All registered donors will be entered into a drawing for a $100 Pittsburgh Mills Mall gift card. Blood donors will receive a free cholesterol screening with donation.

 

 

Wednesday, December 16, 2009
Alzheimer’s Support Group
7 p.m.
This monthly support group provides caregivers with valuable information when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s.

Friday, December 18, 2009
Highmark Senior Products® Informational Seminar
11 a.m.
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield offers a variety of health plans for individuals with Medicare. Their Medicare Solutions expert can help you find the right plan to fit your needs. Call to reserve your space at 724-274-5202.

Saturday, December 19
Heartsaver AED/CPR
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
This course includes adult, child and infant CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) usage. Relief of choking in the adult, child and infant victim also included. A course completion card valid for two years will be given after skills and written testing. Fee: $35 (student manual included). Call to register at 724-274-5202. Space is limited.

Saturday, December 19
BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR
2 - 7 p.m.
If you are a healthcare provider this is the class for you! It includes adult, child and infant CPR. Two-rescuer scenarios with bag valve mask, foreign body airway obstruction and automated external defibrillation (AED). Certification card, valid for two years, will be provided to participants after completion of skills and written testing. Fee: $50 (required student manual included). Call to register at 724-274-5202. Space is limited.

Monday, December 21, 2009
First Day of Winter

Thursday, December 24, 2009
Christmas Eve
Adjusted Hours: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Friday, December 25, 2009
Christmas Day
Closed

Monday, December 28, 2009
Highmark Senior Products® Informational Seminar
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield offers a variety of health plans for individuals with Medicare. Their Medicare Solutions expert can help you find the right plan to fit your needs. Call to reserve your space at 724-274-5202.

Thursday, December 31, 2009
New Year’s Eve
Adjusted Hours: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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