Susquehanna Health August health information programs

Susquehanna Health is offering a series of “healthy events” during August to provide health information and benefit the community.

Alzheimer’s support

Susquehanna Health’s Alzheimer’s Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. today in the cafeteria at Muncy Valley Hospital.

For more information, please call Mark at 546-4288.

Diabetes support

Support for individuals who are managing diabetes will be provided through Susquehanna Health’s Diabetes Support Group at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Diabetes and Nutrition Care Center, Divine Providence Hospital.

For more information, call 368-8739.

Back to school

Susquehanna Health’s Back to School Screening Day is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Susquehanna Health’s LifeCenter in the Lycoming Mall.

To register for the hearing or vision screenings, call 1-877-883-4791.

Blood screening

Susquehanna Health will offer low-cost blood screenings from 6:30 a.m. to noon August 14 at the Medical Plaza in Montoursville.

Preregistration is required.

To register call 321-3210 or visit

New mothers support

Expecting, new or experienced mothers are encouraged to join “Baby CafF” from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 17 in the Maple Room of Susquehanna Tower in Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Grief support

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.

This month’s sessions are scheduled Aug. 14 and 28 at Divine Providence Hospital, 1100 Grampian Boulevard.

For more information, call 320-7691 or 1-888-499-3177.

AARP Driver Safety

A 2-day course for drivers 50 years and older to improve their safety while driving will be offered from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16 at Susquehanna Health’s LifeCenter, Lycoming Mall.

There is a cost. Preregister by calling the Lincoln Senior Center at 323-3096, from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Monday and Wednesday.

Prepayment is required.

CPR Anytime

Susquehanna Health’s LifeCenter will host the American Heart Association’ CPR Anytime program in two sessions at 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. Aug. 21.

Presented by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, this program offers hands-on learning for performing CPR. Participants will receive a free training kit that includes a mini Annie doll, booklet and DVD.

Seating is limited. To register, call 1-877-883-4791.

Get Your Groove Back

Susquehanna Health’s Spirit of Women program invites postmenopausal women to attend “Get Your Groove Back,” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Aug. 21 in the Walnut Conference Room, Williamsport Regional Medical Center. The free event will feature Shari Berthold, physical therapist at Susquehanna Health Rehabilitation Services, who will discuss pelvic floor issues and non-surgical treatment options; and Mary Hostetler, a certified nurse midwife at Susquehanna Health OB/GYN, will offer insights into maintaining intimacy throughout the years.

A light dinner and refreshments will be served.

Preregistration is required due to limited seating.

To register, please call 1-877-883-4791.

All-Inclusive Blood Screenings Offered in Lock Haven

Susquehanna Health will offer low-cost blood screenings from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. August 28 at the Medical Plaza in Lock Haven, 610 High St., Lock Haven. Participants must consult with their physician about what test(s) may be most beneficial for them. Cash, check or credit card payment is required at the time of service. Preregistration is required for these screenings. To register or for more information, please call 570-321-3210 and visit

Program on Lyme Disease

Learn more about the incidence, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease through a presentation by Dr. Russell Gombosi, Susquehanna Health Internal Medicine. This free “It’s Lyme Time” program is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 28 at Susquehanna Health’s LifeCenter, Lycoming Mall, and is provided in partnership with Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Preregistration is required due to limited seating. To register, please call 1-877-883-4791.