Expectant parents class
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, 32 Central Ave, Wellsboro, will hold a free Expectant Parents class from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on July 9 entitled "Physical & Emotional Changes During Pregnancy."
Room location varies, so please check front lobby or meeting room signs for location. The class is the first in a cycle of classes, which addresses common questions and concerns of expectant parents, but classes are not sequential and participants attend at any time during the cycle.
Registration is not necessary. Walk-ins welcomed. For more information, call 723-0375.
Alzheimer's CARE Training
Free alzheimer and dementia workshop, "Capturing Life's Journey" will be held July 16 and 23 at the Home Instead Senior Care Training Center, 130 Buffalo Road, Lewisburg.
The workshop will provide techniques for handling challenging behaviors and activities to encourage engagement and are open to the public and free To enroll call 522-6533.
Developed by Home Instead Senior Care, the Alzheimer's CARE program incorporates an innovative, person-centered approach to help families deal with the difficult behavioral changes that often are associated with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.
The first workshop will highlight the causes and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, how it is diagnosed, related behaviors and how to use the journal called Capture Life's Journey.
At the second workshop, participants will learn more about the challenging behaviors displayed by those with Alzheimer's or other dementias, plus the techniques to handle those behaviors, as well as the benefits of staying active for people with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia.
Both workshops offer the opportunity for family caregivers to meet others who are sharing similar experiences.
Labor and deliver class
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, 32 Central Ave, Wellsboro, will hold a free Expectant Parents class from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 23 entitled "Labor and Delivery."
Room location varies, so please check front lobby or meeting room signs for location. The class will feature a tour of the OB Unit. It is part of a series of classes addressing common questions and concerns of expectant parents, but classes are not sequential, and participants may attend at any time during the cycle. Registration is not necessary. Walk-ins welcomed. For more information, call 723-0375.
Free cancer side effect program
Most women diagnosed with cancer, experience side effects due to their treatments. Those side effects include the loss of hair and changes in their physical appearance. Look Good Feel Better is a free national public service program made possible through the collaboration of the Personal Care Products Council Foundation, the American Cancer Society, and the Professional Beauty Association/National Cosmetology Association.
Look Good Feel Better sessions are run by volunteers who are licensed cosmetologists that have completed the certification. During the sessions, participants will be given skin care and makeup tips, nail care techniques, and professional advice on how to deal with hair loss using wigs, scarves, hats, and other accessories.
"This class is not only about learning beauty techniques, it's about meeting and bonding with other women who are going through the same journey" said Kathy Mannello, Health Initiatives Representative. "The volunteers that teach the sessions are very dedicated to the program and they are there to insure you leave looking and feeling your best."
To register call 1-800-227-2345.
A session will be held Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lock Haven Hospital Human Resources Conference Room.