Community Health Education

Red Hot Mamas: Midlife Menstrual Concerns: What to Expect from your Periods

Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Montgomery Room | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, Va.

It's no secret: As women age, changes to our bodies and appearance start to come on gradually. But beyond the gray hairs and extra wrinkles, many women grow concerned about menopause. To help ease concerns and gain more understanding about the changes in your cycles, join us for an inspirational and positive seminar.

Speaker: Laurie Buchwald, N.P.

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.

Red Hot Mamas: Everything You Want to Know About Intimacy, Before and After Menopause

Where 
South County Library | 6303 Merriman Road | Roanoke, Va.

Sometimes intimacy isn’t easy to talk about, even with your partner. But you’re not alone. Over half of the menopausal women in the U.S. experience symptoms that disrupt their sex lives. The better informed you are, the better you’ll be prepared for life’s changes.

Speaker: Andrea Cobb, M.D., Carilion Clinic gynecologist

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

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

New Treatments for Advanced Heart Valve Disease

Where 
South County Library | 6303 Merriman Road | Roanoke, Va.

When was the last time you had a heart-to-heart with your physician? Carilion Clinic wants to help our community stay heart healthy. During American Heart Month, join us for a series of heart-related discussions about the specialized treatments Carilion is proud to offer. And hear from real patients, who have been treated by our heart care team, and who are now living more active and healthier lives.

Speakers: Jason Foerst, M.D., interventional cardiologist; Joseph Rowe III, M.D., cardiothoracic surgeon; and Ruby Poore, patient

For more information about Carilion's heart care services, visit www.CarilionClinic.org/heart.

Options for Advanced Heart Failure Therapy

Where 
Trinity Ecumenical Church | 40 Lakemount Drive | Moneta, Va.

When was the last time you had a heart-to-heart with your physician? Carilion Clinic wants to help our community stay heart healthy. During American Heart Month, join us for a series of heart-related discussions about the specialized treatments Carilion is proud to offer. And hear from real patients, who have been treated by our heart care team, and who are now living more active and healthier lives.

Speakers: W. Scott Arnold, M.D., cardiothoracic surgeon, and Vickie Hoffler, patient

For more information about Carilion's heart care services, visit www.CarilionClinic.org/heart.

Does Your Heart Ever Skip a Beat?

Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center, Fireside Room

Learn About Irregular Heartbeats and Treatments

When was the last time you had a heart-to-heart with your physician? Carilion Clinic wants to help our community stay heart healthy. During American Heart Month, join us for a series of heart-related discussions about the specialized treatments Carilion is proud to offer. And hear from real patients, who have been treated by our heart care team, and who are now living more active and healthier lives.

Speakers: Carl Musser, M.D., electrophysiologist, and Susan Hinchee, patient

For more information about Carilion's heart care services, visit www.CarilionClinic.org/heart.

Women's Health University

Where 
Jefferson Center - Fitzpatrick Hall | Roanoke, Va.

Psychology of Weight Loss

You’ve probably heard the saying “mind over matter.” And when it comes to losing weight, our brains definitely play a role. You may even find yourself asking: Why is it so hard to lose weight? Will a new diet trend work for me? Are weight-loss drugs really safe? For answers to these questions and more, join us for an informative luncheon on the psychology of weight loss and also learn tips for improving your eating habits.

Speaker: Glenn Kent, Ph.D., Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Registration is required. For registration or information, call Carilion Clinic at 540-266-6000 or 800-422-8482.

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