Gathering Point: Digestive Health and Aging, Changes and Prevention
- July 8, noon, Community Hospital South, Education Center
- July 12, noon, Community Healthplex, Conference Room
- July 13, noon, Community Health Pavilion Shadeland, Community Room
- July 20, noon, Community Hospital North, 7250 Professional Bldg, 3rd floor multi-service room
Bigger, better, and lunch included thanks to our 2016 Gathering Point Sponsors: American Senior Communities, Golden Living, Miller’s, and Westminster Village. Gathering Point serves as a time where Touchpoint Members can relax and enjoy an afternoon of food, fellowship, fun and education. Gathering Point will provides lunch at the beginning of each social/educational event followed by the presentation of the month! Space is limited and registration is required to 24 hours in advance reserve your spot.
C.A.S.E., Communities Against Senior Exploitation: Preventing Fraud
- July 6, 2 p.m., Community Heart and Vascular Hospital, Conference Room
- July 12, 3 p.m., Community Health Pavilion Shadeland, Community Room
- July 20, 2 p.m., Community Healthplex, Conference Room
- July 28, 9 a.m., Community Hospital South, Education Center
Presented by the Marion County Prosecutors office. Covering simple and effective crime prevention tips, including topics such as identity theft, healthcare fraud, caregiver fraud, personal safety, telemarketing scams and home security.
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. To ensure you will be screened, please arrive 30 minutes prior to the end of the screening time. Fasting for 10 hours is recommended for best total profile results. Please be sure to take all necessary medication and drink 8-16 ounces of water prior to the screening. Screening is FREE for hospital visitors only and is not a part of the employee medical benefits screening program.
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 call 317-585-5437.
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana. This program will help you develop better habits for living a healthy lifestyle. Studies have shown that proper brain and heart health can contribute to the possible risk reduction of diseases and can ultimately lead to a longer and healthier life.
Alzheimer’s Disease: Communications and Behaviors
Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Indiana. This session will cover effective communication skills for dealing with persons with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia as well as learning the common behavioral challenges of Alzheimer's disease.
Nearing age 65, buried in mailings from insurance companies, and totally confused by Medicare A, B, C, and D? Trying to help your aging parents reduce Medicare costs but don't understand Medigap or Medicare Advantage? A SHIP representative will explain the A, B, C, and D's of Medicare; how to enroll, coverage and costs, important questions to ask. SHIP is Medicare's free and unbiased official counseling and information service. SHIP counselors are available most weekdays at Community hospitals. This is an informative educational session. Take home handouts and materials will be provided. Bring your questions!
Travel: Belle of Cincinnati (Newport, KY)
Date: July 29, 2016
Cost: $50 per person
We will enjoy a buffet lunch and set sail at high noon aboard the Belle of Cincinnati. Our river cruise includes a guided tour of the banks of the Ohio River. Each climate-controlled deck includes a full bar, dance floor and elevator for fun on every level. There is also an open-air upper deck perfect for prime sightseeing. Transportation, lunch and boat fare are included. Charter bus pick-up locations will be designated two weeks prior to departure date. Trip supported by Westminster Village North.