Fall community health education and wellness events
Community Health Education Program
Community Health Education lectures listed below are free, and held at the Community Education & Conference Center, located on the hospital campus. Pre-registration is required, and can be made by calling (603) 330-7999, or by visiting the Calendar page.
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Living Well with breast cancer
October 24 at 6pm
A panel discussion about living well after a breast cancer diagnosis. Panel members include women living with breast cancer, an oncologist, a radiologist, a registered dietitian and a physical therapist who specializes in Lymphedema. Presented by Frisbie Memorial's Center for Cancer Care.
Users' guide to arthritis management
October 30 at 6pm
Does arthritis prevent you from enjoying your favorite activities? Orthopedic surgeon Moby Parsons discusses how to manage the symptoms of arthritis.
Cognitive rehabilitation for adults
November 6 at 6pm
Have you noticed behavioral changes in an aging loved one? Occupational therapist Danielle Amero will discuss Cognitive Performance Evaluations, including Interactive Metronome® (IM) - a therapeutic assessment and training program that improves attention, concentration, motor planning and sequencing.
Living Well with diabetes
November 14 at 6pm
A panel of registered dietitians, certified diabetes educators, and patients living well with diabetes will share information about how you, too, can live well with diabetes. Learn tips to optimize your overall health.
Parenting today for healthy kids tomorrow
Series designed to address the health, social and emotional issues associated with raising kids in today's world. There is no fee to attend, but pre-registration is required, and can be made by calling (603) 332-3100 ext. 8202.
The cold and flu season: prevention and treatment
Presented by Joseph Miller, FNP
November 7 from 6-7:30pm
Family Nurse Practitioner, Joseph Miller, will discuss both non-medical and medical solutions to preventing and treating colds and flu in children.
Anxiety and depression in children on the autism spectrum
Presented by Fran Bodkin, MA, CCC-SLP, Center for Communication, Springvale, ME
December 12 from 6-7:30pm
This class will present an overview of children on the spectrum, and how they are at an increased risk of developing anxiety and depression as they grow older. Parents of children on the spectrum will be part of this panel discussion, and will share strategies for helping their children work through these challenges.
Medicare Program Offering
Annual Medicare Part D plan review
November 8 from 8am - 4:30pm
ServiceLink of Strafford County will be available to review and change, if needed, your Medicare Part D coverage. Call (603) 332-7398 to schedule a one-hour appointment with a counselor. Appointments will be held at Frisbie Memorial's Community Education & Conference Center, located on the hospital campus.
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Release Date: July 11 2013
Author: Michelle Landry