Franklin

Healthy Eating on a Dime

When 
Monday 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Where 
Trinity Ecumenical Parish - 40 Lakemount Drive, Moneta, VA 24121

Do you struggle with preparing healthy meals on a budget?
Come join us and learn how to prepare quick, healthy meals that won't break the bank or your back.  We will discuss nutrient needs as we age, quick meals and tips on how to buy and prepare foods that are budget friendly.  You will leave with printed materials including recipes to try at home and a healthy snacks to enjoy during the talk. 

Light refreshments will be provided.

Pre-registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Diabetes Basics

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Bassett Public Library - 3969 Fairystone Park Hwy, Bassett, VA 24055

Preventing and managing type 2 diabetes starts with knowing the basics.  

Please join Carilion Clinic registered nurse, Gail Nordhaus to learn more about how to prevent and manage type 2 diabetes.

Pre-registration is required.  Participants must be 18 years or older to participate.

You can pre-register by calling Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.  For more information, feel free to call Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Free Flu Vaccine Clinic

When 
Wednesday 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where 
Redwood United Methodist Church - 3001 Old Franklin Turnpike, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Stay healthy this winter!

Protect yourself and your family from the flu virus by getting your annual flu shot during Carilion's free flu vaccine clinic at the Redwood United Methodist Church, in Franklin County, VA!

No appointment needed.  All you need to do is walk in during this event!

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must not be taking antibiotics or have a current acute illness such as a cold.

For more information, please feel free to contact Susan Hughes at 540-493-8715.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Bipolar Disorder Discussion

When 
Friday 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Where 
Cable 12 - "Rise and Shine" Franklin County

Tune into Cable 12's "Rise and Shine" Franklin County morning program on Friday, January 27, 2017.  

Join in on the discussion with one of Carilion Clinic's Psychiatrist's, Dr. Anita S. Kablinger, M.D., as Dr. Kablinger discusses Bipolar Disorder and the Bipolar Disorder study that she and Carilion Clinic are currently working on and recruiting for.

 

Carilion Clinic's Kids on the Move

When 
Sunday 3:00 pm
Where 
Downtown Rocky Mount, VA - 435 Franklin Street, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

From our hospitals;s to our pediatric offices to the educational programs we offer throughout the region, Carilion Children's is dedicated to the brave kids, the strong kids, the big and small kids -- all kids!

Carilion Clinic's Kids on the Move are active and involved in their communities.  

You can join Carilion Clinic's Kids on the Move by simply signing up for an upcoming event.  Kids on the Move will be in Franklin County Christmas Parade.  We'll be marching and you can join us!

Children ages 7 years and up, or younger with an adult, are encouraged to participate.

To learn more about participating, or to pre-register for the Kids on the Move in the Franklin County Christmas parade, please call Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.
 

Grocery Store Tour: Cart Smarts

When 
Wednesday 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where 
Rocky Mount Food Lion - 850 Tanyard Rd, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Eating smart starts with what we put in our grocery cart.

Please join Carilion Clinic registered Dietician, Ann Neussendorfer, to learn more about how to navigate the grocery isles to support healthier eating. 

Participants must be 18 years or older to participate.

Pre-registration is required.  Pre-register by calling Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.  For more information and/or any questions you may have, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Healthy Living: Weight Challenges and Holiday Eating

When 
Tuesday 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Where 
Trinity Ecumenical Parish - 40 Lakemount Drive, Moneta, VA 24121

Many Americans gain between 1 and 5 pounds each holiday season.  while it may not sound like much, most people never manage to lose those extra pounds.

Please join us for a presentation on Weight Challenges and Holiday Eating.  Carilion Clinic Dietician, T.J. Mueller, will discuss ways to help you maintain your weight throughout the holiday season.  

Pre-registration is required.  To pre-register, please contact Parish nurse, Tami Akin at (540) 721-4330, (540) 297-5530 and/or via email: tepnurse@smltep.org.

Complimentary light refreshments will be provided.

Foot Health: Get Back on Your Feet Again

When 
Wednesday 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Where 
Franklin Health & Rehabilitation Center - 720 Orchard Ave, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Your feet bear your entire body weight when standing and if they're hurting, it can affect basic mobility and almost every aspect of your life.  If you're suffering with foot pain and want to learn how you can feel better, join us at this free seminar featuring Dr. Robert Schopf, D.P.M., with the Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences at Carilion Clinic.  

Topics to be discussed will include:

  • Basic foot health and care
  • Common foot ailments
  • Tips for treatment and prevention
  • The importance of proper shoe fit

Pre-Registration required.  You MUST Pre-Register by October 24th.  SPACE IS LIMITED! You may Register by phone at (540) 685-1326 or online at www.franklinhealthrehab.com/2016seminars

Refreshments will be served!

 

Come Home to a Franklin County Christmas

When 
Friday 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Downtown Rocky Mount, VA

The evening starts with the "Biggest Little Christmas Parade", as streets are closed for the much-anticipated festival.  

Carilion Clinic will be at "The North Pole" at the Rocky Mount Train Depot where fun children's activities can be experienced! Franklin Street will be filled from the Train Depot to Bootleggers Cafe with live music, dance performances, various demonstrations, free horse and buggy rides, local artisans, food & craft vendors and much, much more!

We hope to see you there!

 

Aging Isn't for Sissies

When 
Tuesday 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Where 
Resurrection Catholic Church l 15353 Moneta Rd, Moneta, VA 24121

Join Dr. Brian Unwin, Carilion Clinic geriatrics, presentation on things that contribute to older adult "sissie-ness" (or frailty).

Dr. Unwin will discuss the following:

  • Ways of "pushing back" to prevent and/or limit frailty.
  • The meaning of "Elderhood"; 
  • and making a plan for the future.

Pre-Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.
Complimentary refreshments will be provided.  Parking is on-site and free.

Site contact: Tami Akin, Parrish Nurse

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