Roanoke

2016 After the Stroke Conference: Improving outcomes for stroke patients and families

When 
Friday 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Where 
Holiday Inn Roanoke -- Valley View

Holiday Inn Roanoke-Valley View
3315 Ordway Drive
Roanoke, Va 24017

TARGET AUDIENCE

Physicians. Nurses, physical therapists and assistants, occupational therapists

and assistants, speech language pathologists, social workers, case managers

and pharmacists working in the following areas: Emergency Department, ICUs,

PCUs, Acute Care Therapy, Inpatient Rehabilitation, Outpatient Rehabilitation,

Home Health, Outpatient Clinics, Physician Practices, Physical Medicine and

Rehabilitation.

View the brochure by visiting our conferences webpage.

Infant CPR and Home Safety

When 
Thursday 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

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.

Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct to register at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

Child Health Education at Mill Mountain Zoo

When 
Saturday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Mill Mountain Park

Please join us at Mill Mountain Zoo for an educational event to learn about the following Carilion Children's services and programs as well as an opportunity to meet Dr. Erica Reynolds, Dr. Jahanara Begum-Hasan and Dr. Joseph Tamez.

  • Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Allergy Clinic
  • Diabetes Management program
  • Camp Catch UR Breath
  • Camp Too Sweet

Charity Softball Game for a Great Cause

When 
Sunday 1:00 pm
Where 
Cave Spring High School softball field

Join us as staff from Carilion Clinic take on LewisGale Medical Center staff in a fundraiser softball game to benefit the American Heart Association.

  • Tickets will be sold at the field for $6, with food and drink also for sale
  • 50/50 raffle tickets will also be available

All proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association and the fight against heart disease

"The Power of Prevention" Women's Mini - Retreat

When 
Saturday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where 
Vinton War Memorial l 814 E. Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

Women's Mini - Retreat

This Women's Mini - Retreat will feature various Speakers who will provide information and discuss the prevention of heart disease, diabetes, stress and much more! Speakers will include:

  • Kate Jones, R.D., C.D.E.
  • Angie Anderson, Yoga/Meditation
  • Dr. Molly Rutherford, M.D.
  • Glenn P. Kent, PhD.

Dress code is casual and comfortable.  Cost: $20 (Payable by cash and/or check at the door - Breakfast and Light snacks will be included)

Registration is required.  To register and/or for more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll Free at (800) 422-8482.

** Power of Prevention Event Schedule **

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM:  Registration/Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM:  Welcome and First Presentation: "Committing to Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes" - Kate Jones, R.D., C.D.E.

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM:  * BREAK *

9:40 AM - 10:15 AM:  "Finding the Quiet in Your Day" - Angie Anderson, Yoga/Meditation

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM: "Heart Disease Prevention: You Have the Power" - Molly Rutherford, M.D.

11:15 AM - 11:25 AM:  * BREAK (with light refreshments) *

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM:  "Strategies for Slowing the Aging Process" - Glenn Kent, PhD.


Power of Prevention - Event Schedule

PDF iconPower of Prevention_Event schedule_May 14 2016.pdf

Free Blood Pressure Screening

When 
Tuesday 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Where 
Presbyterian Community Center - 1228 Jamison Avenue, SE, Roanoke VA 24013

Come and join Carilion Clinic Community Health Educators as they offer a Free Blood Pressure Screening to your Community.

No Registration is required.

This is a Free Screening open to the public.  For more information on this event and/or should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Carilion Clinic Community Outreach at (540) 983-4053.

We look forward to seeing you there! 

PATH Community Day

When 
Saturday 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Where 
2500 Salem Turnpike, Roanoke, VA

Join us for PATH Community Day for a free event for the family! There will be healthy snacks, games, prizes, a bike rodeo, walk-a-thon by Fleet Feet, skyline and disc golf, inflatables, and try-it tennis!

*Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. On-site permission will be required for children wishing to climb the inflatable rock wall, use the bounce house, or the inflatable obstacle course.

When Hearing Aids Aren't Enough

When 
Thursday 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Where 
Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences l 2331 Franklin Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24014

Still having trouble hearing even with hearing aids?

Come join us with Dr. Wayne K. Robbins, D.O. and learn how sound reaches the brain, the causes and types of hearing loss and different treatment options.  Learn about implants that could help boost your hearing.  Also discover if BAHA or Cochlear implants might be a solution to help you.

Photo of Wayne K. Robbins, D.O.

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

We look forward to seeing you there!

Life-Guard 35th Anniversary Expo at the Airport

When 
Saturday 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Where 
Roanoke - Blacksburg Regional Airport l 1635 Aviation Drive, Roanoke VA 24012 (follow signs to Event site)

Join us for the following free family fun, rain or shine:
·         Aircraft and ambulance tours
·         Virtual reality experience
·         Children’s activities
·         Medical emergency simulation (1 p.m.)
·         Enter for a chance for a helicopter flight during the event
·         Souvenirs for purchase, including a new P. Buckley Moss print
·         Variety of food vendors

Blood Pressure Screening

When 
Friday 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where 
Vinton Farmers Market - 204 West Lee Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

Carilion Clinic has partnered with Vinton Farmer's Market to bring you Health Screenings while you shop for food! The Vinton Farmer's Market is located in downtown Vinton since 1988.  "The market has provided a convenient location for local farmers to sell fresh produce, eggs, homemade baked goods, jam, jellies, greenery, handmade crafts, flowers and plants."

Come by and see us at the Vinton Farmer's Market and have our Carilion Clinic Health Educators take your Blood Pressure.

The Cost is Free! We look forward to seeing you there! 

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