Susquehanna Health announces healthy events for June
Susquehanna Health announces healthy events scheduled for the month of June to provide health information and benefit the community.
Saturday, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Saturday Baby Cafs
Expecting, new or experienced mothers are encouraged to join Baby Caf from 10:30 to 11:30 am on Saturday in the Maple Room, Susquehanna Tower, Williamsport Regional Medical Center. This group discussion gives moms an opportunity to meet and talk to other moms about their pregnancy and post birth experiences while spending time out of the house.
It’s a safe and relaxed, child-friendly environment, facilitated by a board-certified lactation consultant. Exchange tips about breastfeeding, receive breastfeeding support and discuss parenting concerns with other moms. Mothers are encouraged to bring babies. Free weight checks for baby are available. Light refreshments are provided. Registration is not required, but online registration will provide you with an email reminder.
For more information or to register, call 321-2069 or visit SusquehannaHealth.org.
Thursday and Friday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
The LifeCenter Provides AARP Driver Safety Course
Drivers age 50 and older are encouraged to register for this two-day course to help improve your safety while driving. This AARP course will be held at The LifeCenter in the Bon-Ton/JCPenney wing at the Lycoming Mall.
The cost is $12 for AARP members or $14 for non-members. Please pre-register by calling the Lincoln Senior Center at 323-3096, from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Monday and Wednesday.
Pre-payment is required. Checks can be mailed to the Lincoln Senior Center, 2138 Lincoln St., Williamsport, PA 17701. This program is provided in partnership with Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
New Safe Sitter Program Offered at The LifeCenter Beginning June 12
Susquehanna Health’s LifeCenter is now the Registered Safe Sitter Teaching Site and offers a comprehensive babysitting training program for young teens ages 11 and up.
More than 600,000 graduates have completed the course nationally and are able to stay home alone safely and handle emergencies when caring for younger children.
Very limited seating is available for the program, which is provided by Susquehanna Health’s LifeCenter and Family Center for Reproductive Health in partnership with Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
The fee for the Safe Sitter (1-day) class is $25 and includes The Official Safe Sitter Babysitter’s Handbook. Scholarships may be available based on need. Register by calling 1-877-883-4791.
Wednesday June 26, 7 at 8:30 p.m.
Grief Support Group for Young Adults
Susquehanna Health’s Heartworks program offers a new grief support group for young adults ages 18 to 35, who are coping with the death of someone close to them. Sessions are held monthly from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays.
This month’s sessions are scheduled at Divine Providence Hospital, 3rd floor, 1100 Grampian Boulevard, Williamsport.
This support group provides a safe, supportive, non-judgmental space for participants to share their loss experiences, express their feelings and take time to remember the one who has died.
For more information, call 320-7691 or 1-888-499-3177.
Wednesday, June 26, 6:30 to 10:30 a.m.
All-Inclusive Blood Screenings Offered in Lock Haven
Susquehanna Health will offer low-cost blood screenings from at the Medical Plaza, 610 High St., Lock Haven. These screenings provide important information that helps people be proactive about their health. Participants must consult with their physician about what tests would be most beneficial for them. Cash, check or credit card payment are required at the time of service. Preregistration is required for these screenings.
To register or for more information, please call 321-3210 and visit SusquehannaHealth.org/Events.