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Meridian Community Resource Center May Events

Now through May 31, 2017

• Monday, May 1, 2017

Diabetes Support Group | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Join others who are facing similar challenges managing

diabetes and share information and experiences.

 

 

• Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Angioscreen® | 1:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Learn your risk for heart attack and stroke.  This vascular workup includes carotid artery ultrasound, heart rhythm, blood pressure and screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm and peripheral artery disease (PAD).  Participants receive an instant color report of the findings, educational material and private consultation with a registered nurse. Registration is required.

Special Rate:  $49.95

 

 

• Tuesday, May 9, 2017
FREE Blood Pressure Screenings | 10:00 a.m. - NOON

 

 

• Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Caregivers Support Group | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Join others who are facing similar challenges managing caregiver tasks and share information and experiences.

 

 

• Thursday, May 11, 2017
No Bones About It! | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Learn the latest on diet and exercise for good bone health. Bone screenings provided.

 

 

• Saturday, May 13, 2017
Safe Sitter® | 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Babysitter training for boys and girls ages 11 to 14. The class includes handling emergencies, first aid and CPR. Fee: $40.


• Monday, May 15, 2017
Medications for Substance Use

Disorders | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Learn the latest in medications available for treatment as well as the importance of medication adherence and behavioral treatments. Speaker: Muhammad Abbas, M.D.


 

 

• Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Women’s Health | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Join us at our annual Paint the Town Pink open forum about the importance of annual mammograms, gynecologic health, screening guidelines and treatment options. Our multidisciplinary physicians will discuss the best team approach to cancer care. Door prizes and a light dinner. Pink On with us!  Speakers: Denise Johnson Miller, M.D.,

Rebecca Cipriano, M.D. and Susan Greenberg, M.D.


 

 

• Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Power of Yoga | 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Join Meridian Fitness and Wellness for an introductory yoga demo class.


 

 

• Monday, May 22, 2017
Stop Smoking With Hypnosis | 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Hypnotherapy is effective in alleviating unwanted habits and developing positive behaviors and lifestyle changes. Fee: $30. Group session.


 

 

• Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Weight Loss Surgery: The Facts | 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Educational program on the benefits of weight loss surgery.


 

 

• Thursday, May 25, 2017
Prediabetes: Are You At Risk? | 1:00 – 2:00 p .m.

Learn what lifestyle changes you can make to help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes.