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October Health Events with Park Ridge Health and Health Adventure

ASHEVILLE NC – Free health events with Park Ridge Health and the Health Adventure in October.

Families Eating Smarter and Moving More

Tuesdays, October 9 – October 30 5:45 – 6:45 p.m.

FREE series at The Health Adventure (Biltmore Square Mall)

Bring the whole family and enjoy learning simple solutions for eating smarter and moving more together. You can choose to come to just one or all of the classes in the series:

Session 1: Eating Smart at Home

Session 2: Moving More, Every Day, Everywhere

Session 3: Eating Smart on the Run

Session 4: Moving More, Watching Less

Free Movie Night: The Weight of the Nation: Confronting America’s Obesity Epidemic

Tuesday, October 9, at 5:30 p.m. In the Duke Room at Park Ridge Health

This popular HBO documentary will be the focus of this year’s movie night at Park Ridge Health. Feel free to bring dinner from the Café and eat while you watch. For more information, visit www.theweightofthenation.hbo.com

Free Support Groups

Oncology Community Support Group

Friday, October 12 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Burchard/OB Conference Room 100 Hospital Drive, Hendersonville

Offered by the Park Ridge Health Oncology Center. Open to anyone in the community undergoing the stresses of cancer treatments (caregivers and family welcome). Facilitated by Blake Hill, R.N., O.C.N., O.N.N. (Oncology Certified Nurse, Oncology Navigator), and Darlene White, Park Ridge Health volunteer and cancer survivor. For information, please contact Debbie Gentry at 828.681.2917.

The Baby Place Events

To register for classes or for more information on spa services, please call 855.PRH.LIFE (855.774.5433) or visit parkridgebabies.com.

Celebrate Pregnancy (One full day)

Monday, October 8 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Health Adventure (Biltmore Square Mall)

This is not your typical childbirth class! This class is offered in an interactive format to help you learn and retain all the correct and most important information. Topics covered in the course include the following: Dealing with pregnancy ailments, labor process & labor support techniques, and breastfeeding & newborn care. This class is $65.00 per couple. Add a massage voucher ($65 value) to use at The Baby Place Spa for just $30! Bring three pillows and a baby doll or stuffed animal to class.

October 2012 WOW Health Screenings

Free Cholesterol Screenings

Lipid and glucose profiles by finger stick, along with blood pressure and body mass index screening. For best results, fast overnight. FREE.

Tuesday, October 9 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. The Health Adventure (Enter through Biltmore Square Mall)

Free Bone Density for Men and Women

Bone density screening for osteoporosis. Please wear shoes and socks that are easy to slip off. FREE.

Wednesday, October 10 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Sammy Williams Center: 301 N. Justice St., Hendersonville

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