Gathering Point: Beating the Winter Blues
- November 5, noon, Community Hospital East, Medical Staff Conference Room
- November 7, noon, Community Hospital South, Education Center
- November 12, noon, Community Hospital North, Multi-service rooms (3rd floor, 7250 professional bldg)
- November 18, 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.
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.
Know Your Numbers
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.
Alzheimer's Disease: Know the 10 Signs
This program provides attendees with an understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and Alzheimer’s and what to do if they or someone they know has signs of the disease. Attendees will view video footage of real people who are living with the early stages of dementia and their families addressing fears and myths associated with Alzheimer’s disease.
Senior and Family Health Fair
Join us to learn about what Community Touchpoint and Community Westview have to offer. Free screenings available on a first come, first served basis range from hearing, diabetes, foot health and joint health to vision, balance testing and grip strength. Get immediate results for total cholesterol/glucose and blood pressure. The event is a partnership with American Senior Communities and WTHR-TV. View flyer >>
Alzheimer's Disease, Conversations about Dementia
When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. This program is designed to help you talk with your entire family, including the person with signs of dementia, about some challenging and often uncomfortable topics related to Alzheimer’s and dementia. Topics covered include going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal and financial plans.
Medicare Updates for 2015
As another year comes to a close, 2015 open enrollment for Medicare revs up! You may begin asking yourself, “What will my part A and B deductible be next year?” “How do I know if I am picking the right choice for prescription drug coverage?” “What are the new screenings covered by Medicare this year?” This is your opportunity to come learn the changes to Medicare for 2015 and more during open enrollment. Don’t miss this valuable class! Pharmacists and representatives from Indiana SHIP will be in attendance to answer your questions.
Veteran’s Benefits: Untapped Resources
Carlotta Katra, accredited agent with VA & Eldercare Consultant, will help you understand all the benefits you have available as a veteran and how they play an critical role in your long-term care plan. Learn about pensions available to wartime veterans and their spouses as well as compensation claims available to Vietnam veterans.
Beef and Boards: Fiddler on the Roof
Date: November 20, 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $32 per person (register by November 6)
Location: Beef and Boards, 9301 N Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268
Marking its 50th Anniversary in 2014 is Fiddler on the Roof, the musical that embraces tradition in a changing world. Even in the tight-knit Jewish community of Anatevka, social mores are changing and anti-Semitism is growing in Czarist Russia. A nine-time Tony Award winner, Fiddler on the Roof has touched audiences around the world for its humor, warmth and honesty. Book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.