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Format: 04/18/2014
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April Classes Offered at Destination Wellness

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

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

April 2010

Highmark® Personal Nutrition Coaching
This program empowers the individual to sustain healthy lifestyle changes by assisting with setting goals, better 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 appointment/details.

Highmark® 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. This program helps 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.

Wednesday, April 14
Blood Drive
4 – 8 p.m.
Donate blood and save a life. With every four blood donations, you will receive a $25 gift certificate to a local business.

Thursday, April 15
Highmark’s Discover Relaxation Within I
Four consecutive Thursdays, beginning today at 6 p.m. through May 6
Learn some stress management techniques that you can apply to everyday situations in your life. No fee for Highmark members. Call to register.

Tuesdays: April 20 & 27, 2010
Joslin Diabetes Center’s Self Management Education two-day evening series
5 - 8 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.

Wednesday, April 21
Baby Care Basics
6 – 9 p.m.
Parents-to-be will learn about infant feeding, circumcision, diapering, newborn behavior/appearance and soothing techniques. Call to register at 412-578-7271.

Saturday, April 24, 2010
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.
Donate blood and save a life. With every four blood donations, you will receive a $25 gift certificate to a local business.

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.

Saturday, April 24, 2010
(PVD)-Peripheral Vascular Disease Screening
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The expert staff at Alle-Kiski Medical Center can provide you with a simple and painless screening to determine if you are at risk for PVD and advise you on risk factors and appropriate follow up with your primary care physician or recommend one of AKMC’s cardiologists or vascular physicians for additional treatment. Call today to register at 724-274-5202. As a service to the community, Alle-Kiski Medical Center is offering this valuable lifesaving screening for only $25. All screenings will run between
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Saxonburg Medical Center, Dinnerbell Square, 133 West Main Street, Suite 202, Saxonburg, PA 16056. Call to register at Destination Wellness at 724-274-5202.

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Alzheimer’s Support Group
7 p.m.

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