Healthy Life Series Continues in September at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center

Phelps Memorial HospitalPhelps Memorial Hospital Center’s Healthy Life series continues to offer the community a wide range of programs on health-related subjects, as well as numerous health screenings and support groups. All events take place on the Phelps campus, 701 North Broadway in Sleepy Hollow, unless otherwise noted. The Phelps Healthy Life calendar for September 2014 is as follows: Wednesday, September 3 – Mind Games is a free activity and a fun way for seniors to help stimulate their minds and improve cognitive functioning by playing board games and computer games that stimulate memory, visual recall, problem solving, focus and speed, and spatial reasoning.  Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow in the Boardroom (park in back of the hospital) from 2 – 3:00 pm on the first Wednesday of every month.  Call (914) 366-3937 for more information.

Wednesdays, September 3 and 17 – Blood Pressure Screenings Conducted the first and third Wednesday mornings of every month at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow from 9:30 – 11:30 am in the Walkway Conference Room.  Appointments are required. To make an appointment or for more information, call (914) 366-3220.

Thursdays, September 4, 11, 18 and 25 – Farmers Market at Phelps Visit the Farmers Market at Phelps from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm every Thursday through October to purchase farm-fresh produce, cheeses, baked goods, prepared foods and more. Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow in the northeast parking lot, directly across from the 755 Building. Call (914) 366-3937 for information.

Monday, September 8 – Look Good . . . Feel Better This free 2-hour program teaches beauty techniques to women going through cancer treatment. Includes a makeup and hair consultation and a complimentary makeup kit and wig to take home. Held the first Monday of the month at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 755 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow in room 545. Registration is required. Call (914) 366-3315 or (914) 366-3345 to register for an upcoming session.

Tuesday, September 9 – Better Breathers Club – Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group The Pulmonary Fibrosis Support Group welcomes those with pulmonary fibrosis to learn and share with others. A light lunch will be served. At Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, from 12 – 1 pm in the Pulmonary Lab (B Level). Susan DiFabio, RT, Education Coordinator for Phelps’ Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program. Registration is required. Call (914) 366-3712 to register.

Thursday, September 11 – The Breakfast Club is a series of free breakfast meetings designed especially for seniors.  Each session includes breakfast, a presentation on a healthy lifestyle topic and a light exercise program. The group meets monthly, except for August and December, 8:30-10:30 am in the Cafeteria (G Level) at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 701 North Broadway in Sleepy Hollow. Call (914) 366-3937 to register.

Thursday, September 11 – Osteoporosis Education and Support Monthly programs that provide information on the causes and treatments for osteoporosis, nutrition, medications, and exercise and offer support to those with osteoporosis. Programs are held on the second Thursday of the month from 11:00 am-12:30 pm in the Boardroom. Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. Call (914) 269-1888 to register.

Tuesday, September 16 – Senior Steps includes free health screenings for seniors.  Senior Steps is held on the third Tuesday of the month from 10:00-11:30 am at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 755 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, Room 225. Registration is required.  Call (914) 366-3937.

Thursday, September 18 and Mondays, September 22 and 29 – Free Prostate Screenings will be conducted by Jack Hershman, MD, from 9 am – 12 pm at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. Appointments are required.  Call (914) 366-3220 to schedule.

Mondays, September 22 and 29 – Free Prostate Screenings will be conducted by Arno Housman, MD, from 5 – 8 pm at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 701 North Broadway in Sleepy Hollow. Appointments are required.  Call (914) 366-3220 to schedule.

Tuesday, September 23 – National Fall Prevention Awareness Day A day of free activities promoting fall prevention that is geared toward seniors at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. The day will include balance screenings, osteoporosis education and home safety tips.  For more information, call (914) 366-3937.

Thursday, September 25 – Sleep Well Support Group Do you or a loved one have a problem sleeping at night? Are you having difficulty with the treatment for your sleep disorder? The Sleep Well Support group provides an opportunity for people with sleep disorders and their family members to come together to share experiences and learn about sleep disorders and treatment options. The group meets every other month at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, 755 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow in the 4th Floor Family Medicine Residency Conference Room from 7 – 8:30 pm.  Registration is required. Call (914) 366-3755 to register.

Updated calendar listings are available at www.phelpshospital.org.
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