Bedford

Deep Brain Stimulation: Improving Quality of Life in Parkinson's Patients

When 
Wednesday 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Forest Library - 15583 Forest Road, Forest VA 24551

A Community Event to Inspire Better Health:

Join Carilion Clinic Neurosurgeon Gregory Howes, D.O., to learn more about deep brain stimulation (DBS) for people who suffer from Parkinson's disease and/or essential tremor.  DBS uses a surgically implanted medical device, similar to a cardiac pacemaker, to deliver carefully controlled electrical stimulation to precisely targeted areas in the brain.

Come hear more about this procedure and see if it can help you or someone you love!

Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is required.  To register and/or for more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (800) 422-8482.

Deep Brain Stimulation: Improving Quality of Life in Parkinson's Patients

 

Meet and Greet Recruitment Event for Nurses in Bedford

When 
Thursday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where 
Liberty Station, 515 Bedford Ave., Bedford

Your Nursing Opportunities are Here

As nurses, we all share a passion for what we do. And we want more nurses on our team to help us make a difference in the lives of others.

Join us at a Meet and Greet to learn more about nursing opportunities.

Browse openings at CarilionClinic.org/careers.

For more informataion, contact Melissa Ferguson at MBWatts@carilionclinic.org or 540-983-4040.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

 

Camp Treehouse East

When 
Saturday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Where 
Camp Hopetree Retreat and Conference Center, Blue Ridge, VA

Camp Treehouse East is a day camping experience for families with children ages 5-17 who have lost a loved one. The camp provides a caring, safe environment where children are free to explore their feelings and concerns.

Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend. Adult campers will also participate in group sessions designed to better understand a child’s grieving process and how they can best support their child’s needs.

Camp Treehouse is an opportunity for kids to meet others their own age who know what it’s like to lose a loved one. Campers will share memories and participate in many activities such as arts, crafts, music, games, and outdoor activities. No charge for attendance.

For more information, please call 800-422-8482.

CarilionClinic.org/Hospice

Shouldering the Pain isn't Necessary

When 
Monday 2:00 pm
Where 
Trinity Ecumenical Church | 40 Lakemount Drive | Moneta, Va.

Prevention and Treatment of Common Shoulder Injuries

There’s good news for people who struggle to remain active because of a shoulder injury. Whether you’re an athlete or just trying to reach the top shelf in the pantry—know that you don’t have to suffer through the pain. Join us for an informational discussion on ways to treat and prevent rotator cuff injuries.

To pre-register or for more information, call 800-422-8482.

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