April 2012


Conversations with Experts at Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare
Join our physician and health care experts at Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare, for free lectures focused on preventing and managing chronic disease. Wednesday, April 18 (3-4 pm) – "Coronary Disease – Know Your Enemy"; Saturday, April 21 (noon-1 pm) – “Ensuring a Healthy Pregnancy,” presented by Washington Hill, MD (SMH childbirth educators will be available 30 minutes prior and after his presentation to answer any other questions about classes and infant care & safety); Friday, April 27, 1-3pm – “Normal Memory and Aging.” HealthSquare is located near Macy’s in the center of Westfield Sarasota Square. Lectures are free, but seating is limited. Please RSVP: (941) 302-4271

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Depression & Brain Health
Join nationally recognized physician and researcher David V. Habif Jr., MD, for the last in our 2012 series of free mental health seminars, Brain Health & Wellness: Practical Applications for You and Your Loved Ones, 9:30 am-12:30 pm (registration 9 am) Saturday, April 21, Sarasota Memorial’s first floor auditorium, 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. Three CEUs available ($15 fee). RSVP: (941) 953-3477 or register at mhcci.com

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New Breastfeeding Support Group – North Port
A free weekly support group facilitated by a certified lactation consultant who supports nursing mothers through any breastfeeding challenges, meets every Tuesday 10-11:30 am, in the conference room at Sarasota Memorial’s North Port ER and Health Care Center, 2345 Bobcat Village Center Road. Call (941) 917-1700 for information about this group or other childbirth education classes held in Sarasota County each month.

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MindSet for Early Stage Memory Loss
A series of six free classes to help individuals & care partners manage early stage memory loss. Classes offer skills to help exercise the brain, create healthy habits, and improve communication. Call Marcy Stern at the Memory Disorder Clinic (941-917-7437) for information.

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Tampa Bay Walk Now for Autism Speaks
Join Team SMH for this family-friendly 5K walk and help make a difference in the fight against autism by raising money for research and enhancing public awareness, Saturday, April 21. Registration and resource fair begins at 9 am, followed by the walk at 10:30 am at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. To join Team SMH or for additional information, contact Jane O’Grady (Jane-OGrady@smh.com) or visit walknowforautismspeaks.org

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11th Annual Physicians Golf Tournament
Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation will host its annual golf tournament fundraiser Friday, May 4, at Laurel Oak Country Club. Information: (941) 917-1286

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Community Health Calendar
Upcoming events, classes, support groups. Register online or call
(941) 917-7777

  • » Caregiver Connection: 2nd Wednesday of the month. Information: (941) 917-4156
  • » Childbirth Education (free and fee-based classes); Mommies & Babies Get-Together - Every Wednesday. Information: (941) 917-1700
  • » Diabetes Education: 1st Monday of the month. Information: (941) 917-7468
  • » FREE Memory Screenings: (941) 917-7197
  • » FREE Mental Health Assessments: (941) 917-7760
  • » Living Well With Heart Failure: (941) 917-2114
  • » Men to Men Prostate Cancer Support Group: 4th Monday of the month. Information: (941) 309-7473
  • » MS Friends of Hope: 3rd Thursday of the month. Information: (941) 917-7777
  • » Stroke Support: 2nd Wednesday of the month. Information: (941) 917-7048
  • » Parkinson Support: Sarasota - every 3rd Wednesday; Venice - every 4th Thursday; North Port - every 2nd Wednesday; Manatee - every 1st Wednesday. Information: (941) 917-4156
  • » Breast Feeding Support: Every Tuesday. Information: (941) 917-1700


 

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