Community Health Education

Red Hot Mamas

When 
Thursday 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where 
Carilion New River Valley Medical Center | Montgomery Room | 2900 Lamb Circle | Christiansburg, VA

Everyone enjoys relaxing moments with friends and family. But for many women, especially those going through menopause, relaxation can be hard due to urogynecologic conditons. Whether its pelvic pain, vaginal bleeding, or urinary incontinence, there are treatments available that can help you feel better and live healthier. Join us for an open discussion about midlife pelvic disorders and a wide range of treatments, including the robotic da Vinci Surgical System for minimally invasive procedures.

Call Carilion Clinc at 800-422-8482 to register or for additional information.

Ladies Night Out: Fitness Dance Party

When 
Thursday 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where 
Essig Recreation Center - 295 Technology Drive, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
  • Infuse your body with energy!
  • Increase your ability to burn unwanted calories!
  • Get inspired with an "I can do anything" attitude!

Ladies Night Out fitness parties will include club dancing, fitness challenges, door prizes, healthy cooking, recipes and more.

Bring a friend and get two for the price of one.  Ages 14 and up.

$5.00 joiner fee.

Pre-registration is required.  Pre-register by clicking here and/or by calling Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.  

For more information, please feel free to contact Gail Nordhaus, Carilion Community Health Educator at (540) 484-8569.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Grocery Store Tour: Cart Smarts

When 
Wednesday 3:00 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 come and 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 of age and/or older to register/participate.  Participants should bring a pen and pad to write on and wear comfortable shoes for walking.

Class size is limited, so please make sure you register as soon as possible! Pre-registration is required!

You can now pre-register online by clicking here and/or by contacting Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free at (800) 422-8482.  
For more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Community Health Educator, Gail Nordhaus at (540) 484-8569.
 
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: February 14, 2017.

There is no Fee to participate in this event.  We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Cholesterol Screening - Heart Health at the Waldron Wellness Center

When 
Monday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where 
Waldron Wellness Center - 267 Alleghany Spring Rd, Shawsville, VA 24162

Join us as we celebrate Heart Health month at the Waldron Wellness Center. This event raises awareness about the dangers of heart disease and the steps you can take to reduce your risks. We are encouraging you to participate as we promote awareness of the risks of heart disease.

The Screening will include:

  • Cholesterol screening and education
  • Blood pressure screening and hypertension and education
  • Smoking cessation education
  • Stroke awareness information
  • Exercise and fitness tips
  • Stress reduction information
  • Heart healthy food snacks
  • Diabetes education

Registration is required ONLY IF your are participating in the Cholesterol screening.  

To register, please click here and/or call Carilion Direct at (540) 266-6000 or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482.

We look forward to seeing you there!
 

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!

 

Bridge to Caring Hands - Caregiver 101 Training

When 
Wednesday 2:30 pm
Where 
Carilion Clinic Hospice | 701 Randolph St. | Radford, VA 24141

Caregiver Training 101 aims to help individuals care for their loved one at home by providing FREE education on basic caregiver skills. Caregivers will receive individualized hands-on training with commonly used medical equipment, fundamental caregiver tasks, and comfort measures to maintain patient dignity. 
Call NRV Hospice Office at (540) 633-9370 to schedule a class. For more information you can contact Sarah Stevens, MSW at (540) 278-3590 or by email slstevens1@carilionclinic.org

Bridge to Caring Hands - Caregiver 101 Training

When 
Tuesday 10:00 am
Where 
Carilion Clinic Hospice | 701 Randolph St. | Radford, VA 24141

Caregiver Training 101 aims to help individuals care for their loved one at home by providing FREE education on basic caregiver skills. Caregivers will receive individualized hands-on training with commonly used medical equipment, fundamental caregiver tasks, and comfort measures to maintain patient dignity. 
Call NRV Hospice Office at (540) 633-9370 to schedule a class. For more information you can contact Sarah Stevens, MSW at (540) 278-3590 or by email slstevens1@carilionclinic.org

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!

Facing Prediabetes and Diabetes Head On!

When 
Tuesday 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Where 
Bethany Christian Church - 3115 Fleming Ave, NW, Roanoke, VA 24012

Diabetes is already occurring in epidemic proportions in the United States.  Could you be one of the 86 million people on your way to having diabetes?

Come and join us for this in depth look at understanding diabetes and ways to prevent this devastating disease.

Carilion Community Outreach will be offering Free Diabetes Risk Assessment Screenings during this event and the Diabetes Management Clinic will be present with information and education materials.

Light refreshments will be provided.  Registration is required!

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

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.

 

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