Roanoke

Spirit of You - Aging Ain't for Sissies: Fight Back to Maintain Your Independence

When 
Thursday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Vinton War Memorial l 814 E. Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

A Women's Event to Inspire Better Health:

Carilion's New "Spirit of You" Women's Health Series!

Join us for lunch and information about how you can stay healthy and in your own home.  Our panel of experts will discuss Baby Boomers' unique health care needs including brain fitness, menopausal issues, healthy joints, and more!

Representatives from Carilion's Cosmetics, Trauma, Sleep medicine, Wellness, Pharmacy, and Urogynecology will have information and giveaways during the event.  

Speakers for this event will include:

  • Brian Unwin M.D., Chief of Geriatrics Carilion Clinic
  • Anita Kablinger M.D., Psychiatrist and Director of Carilion Clinic General Psychiatry Training Program
  • Sheila Garnica M.D., Obstetrics and Gynecology Carilion Clinic
  • Linda Franklin R.N., Outpatient Joint Replacement Coordinator, Carilion Clinic Orthopaedics

Doors open at 11:00am for lunch and to visit with vendors.  Presentations begin at 11:45am.

Registration is required! To register please click here and/or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.  You may also visit CarilionLiving to register.

Admission Fee: $15

We look forward to seeing you there!

Spirit of You flyer_March 16 2017

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls

When 
Tuesday 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where 
Friendship Living | Roanoke, VA

Ground level fall related injuries are increasing every year. In 2015, trauma admissions for these injuries surpassed all other reason for traumatic admissions for the first time.  With this knowledge, the fear of falling is growing.  A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls is an evidence based program that takes a multi-faceted approach to fall prevention. This program emphasizes practical strategies to manage falls.

Participants will learn to:
· View falls as controllable
· Set goals for increasing activity
· Make changes to reduce fall risks at home
· Exercise to increase strength and balance.
 
Program Overview:
· 8-week workshop
· 2 hours each week
· Sessions lead by certified coaches who have personal experience in dealing with falling
 
Registration is required.  To register or for more information, please call Friendship Living at 540-777-1459

** After completing A Matter of Balance, participants are more comfortable
   talking about their fear of falling, feel comfortable increasing activity, plan
   to continue exercising, and would recommend the program.

Prepared Childbirth

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

Participants will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This six (6)-week series will address topics such as:
•    Breathing and relaxation techniques
•    The labor partner’s role
•    Variations of labor
•    The labor and birth process
•    Adjustment to parenthood – and many other details of labor and birth.

Participants should plan to attend this class at the beginning of their third (3rd) Trimester.  This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).
Dress comfortably as you will be sitting / lying on the floor. *Please take two pillows and a blanket to each of your six Prepared Childbirth Classes.
Class Dates:
•    05/02/17
•    05/09/17
•    05/16/17
•    05/23/17
•    05/30/17
•    06/06/17
This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 

Infant CPR and Home Safety

When 
Tuesday 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Outreach Building - Skills Lab (Basement Floor) l 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

Course Description:

Learn about the basics of Infant CPR in this educational class.  This class offers hands-on training and experience in Infant CPR, but is not a Certification class.  You will also learn how-to keep your home safe for your child.  There are many hidden dangers in the home that can injure and/or kill a child.  This class will give you tips on what you can do to avoid these unnecessary incidents.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Newborn Care

When 
Saturday 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Outreach Building - Skills Lab (Basement Floor) l 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

Class Description:

This course offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Please plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

Agenda:
A qualified teacher covers the basics of caring for a newborn by addressing such topics as:
•    Bathing
•    Getting the baby to sleep
•    Understanding baby's cry
•    Diapering
•    Dressing
•    Temperature taking
•    Feeding a newborn
•    Home and car safety and much more!

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 

Grandparenting Today

When 
Thursday 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital l 13th Floor l West Conference Room A - 1906 Belleview Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24014

What's new since you had your baby?

Join in this fun two (2)-hour class and get a head start on being the best grandparent for your newest family addition.  This class is offered quarterly and is taught by an experienced educator who is also a grandmother! 

Topics will include:

·        An overview of current recommendations for infant care

·        Safety measures

·        How-to support the new parents and many more!

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482..

Low Intervention Childbirth

When 
Wednesday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

This Course provides the same class topics as our Prepared Childbirth Course, but has an increased emphasis on labor coping and support techniques, with a reduced emphasis on the use of pain medication in labor.  Plan to attend this class in the beginning of your third (3rd) Trimester
Class Dates:

  • 04/26/17
  • 05/03/17
  • 05/10/17
  • 05/17/17
  • 05/24/17
  • 05/31/17

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

Newborn Care

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Outreach Building - Skills Lab (Basement Floor) 1202 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016

This is as close as you will come to a baby owner's manual.  A qualified teacher covers the basics of caring for a newborn by addressing such topics as:

  • Bathing
  • Getting the baby to sleep
  • Understanding baby's cry
  • Diapering
  • Dressing
  • Temperature taking
  • Feeding a newborn
  • Home & Car Safety - and much more!

This class offers expectant parents the opportunity to practice taking care of baby's basic needs.  Plan to attend this one-evening class in your second (2nd) or third (3rd) Trimester.

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.
 

Life-Guard Rotor Run 5K Race

When 
Saturday 8:00 am
Where 
River's Edge Sports Complex | Wiley Drive

Come run your "tail rotor" off with us! Join us for the third annual Carilion Clinic Life-Guard Rotor Run 5K race! Proceeds support a Jefferson College of Health Sciences (JCHS) scholarship benefiting students pursuing a Flight Medicine career.

The route starts on Wiley Drive, follows the Roanoke River along the scenic Roanoke Valley Greenway and finishes at the River’s Edge Sports Complex. Medals will be awarded to top placements per age group. Participants are also permitted to bring their dogs with them for the race!

For more information and to register, visit RotorRun.org.

Prepared Childbirth

When 
Thursday 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Community Medical Building, 4th fl.,102 Highland Ave, Roanoke VA 24013

Participants will be provided with the necessary information, education and skills needed to approach labor and birth fully prepared.  This six (6)-week series will address topics such as:

  • Breathing and relaxation techniques
  • The labor partner’s role
  • Variations of labor
  • The labor and birth process
  • Adjustment to parenthood – and many other details of labor and birth.

Participants should plan to attend this class at the beginning of their third (3rd) Trimester.  This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE).
Dress comfortably as you will be sitting / lying on the floor. *Please take two pillows and a blanket to each of your six Prepared Childbirth Classes.
Class Dates:

  • 04/06/17
  • 04/13/17/
  • 04/20/17
  • 04/27/17
  • 05/04/17
  • 05/11/17

This course is taught by a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE)

Register by clicking here or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.

 

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