Gathering Point: Holistic Wound Care
- September 3, noon, Community Hospital East, Medical Staff Conference Room
- September 5, noon, Community Hospital South, Education Center
- September 10, noon, Community Hospital North, Multi-service rooms (3rd floor)
- September 16, noon, Community Healthplex Sports Club, Conference Room
Bigger, better, and lunch included thanks to our 2014 Gathering Point Sponsors: American Senior Communities, Miller’s Senior Living, Triology Health Services, Westminster Village North and CarDon & Associates. Gathering Point serves as a time where Touchpoint Members can relax and enjoy an afternoon of food, fellowship, fun and education. This monthly event is open to Touchpoint members, hospital volunteers, hospital auxiliary board members and others interested in meeting new people. Gathering Point will now provide lunch at the beginning of each social/educational event followed by the presentation of the month! Space is limited and registration two days prior to event is now required to reserve your spot. This month, learn about wound care and treating the whole person, not just the hole, presented by Community Health Network Advanced Wound Center.
7th Annual A Fair to Remember
Date: September 12, 2014
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (doors open at 9 a.m.)
Location: Agricultural Building, State Fairgrounds
Our sincere apologies.
With a record 600 seniors registering to attend our 7th annual A Fair to Remember, we are at capacity and must close registration. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and hope that you will be able to join us next year. In the meantime, we would like to remind you that we are hosting a FREE senior and family health fair at Community Healthplex Sports Club on Saturday, November 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. No registration is necessary and we hope to see you there!
Know Your Numbers
- September 9, 9 a.m. to noon, Community Heart and Vascular Hospital, Lobby
- September 16, 9 a.m. to noon, Community Hospital South, Lobby
- September 25, 9 to 11 a.m., Crowne Senior Living, 7960 N. Shadeland Ave., Indianapolis
Community Heart and Vascular Hospital presents Know Your Numbers for heart health. Knowing you heart health numbers will help you and your doctor determine your risks for heart disease. The Know Your Numbers screening includes total lipid profile (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglyceride and TC/HDL ratio), glucose, height, weight, and blood pressure. Your screening results will be ready in about 15 minutes. All is free! Walk-ins welcome; registration not needed. To ensure that you will be screened, you must arrive a half hour before screening time ends. Fasting for 10 hours with nothing but water is recommended for best total profile results. Screening is FREE for hospital visitors only and is not a part of the employee medical benefits screening program.
New to Medicare? Where to start?
What is Part A? Parts B, C, and D? What happens if I don't want Medicare? How do I sign up? Getting ready to retire and learning about your insurance options can be overwhelming. If you are getting ready to use Medicare for insurance, there is a lot to learn and many decisions to make. This session will give you the information you need to get started planning and clear up confusion about how Medicare works. In this informational session, SHIP, the State Health Insurance Assistance Program, will help guide you on where to start in the Medicare process.
Alzheimer's Disease, Communications and Behaviors
This program will explore how communication with a person with Alzheimer's changes with disease progression and will give strategies for more effective communication throughout the course of the disease. The program will also explore the nature of behavioral changes in the middle stages of Alzheimer's disease. It will include strategies to address difficult behaviors.
Senior Access: Vascular Surgery
Please join us to hear Dr. Jeffrey Weinberger, a new vascular surgeon at Community Hospital Anderson. Please bring your questions and enjoy our speaker. Refreshments will be served. To register, call 765-298-2533.
Medicare Fraud and You: Spot, Prevent and Report
Medicare fraud costs all of us – and it could happen to you or someone you know! Learning about the common scams targeting seniors is a great step in protecting yourself – and your family. In this informative presentation, experts from Indiana’s Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) will help you recognize Medicare fraud and what you can do to stop it. Armed with an increased awareness and understanding of healthcare programs, you can protect yourself from the economic and health-related consequences of Medicare fraud, error and abuse.
Stroke Support Group
Are you or a loved one a stroke survivor? Would you like to meet others who have gone through experiences similar to yours? Join us every month for guest speakers, discussion on various topics, and making new friends! Spouses/family members welcome. No child care provided. For more information visit us at eCommunity.com/neurosciences or call 317-585-5437.