May 2013


HealthSquare May '13 Events
Take a moment to relax at Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare, located in the center of Westfield Sarasota Square. HealthSquare offers free screenings and friendly staff to help answer questions about the hospital and services it provides. We also offer free health programs each month.


UPCOMING:
May 2, 9-10 am – Foot Care, by Podiatrist Robert Goecker, DPM
Weekly Wellness Walks/Talks in the mall, 8:30 am, Thursdays through May 9.

For more information, browse our online calendar at smh.com, call (941) 302-4271 or email healthsquare@smh.com.

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Golf Tournament & Fund Raiser
Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s 12th Annual Golf Tournament will take place Friday, May 3, at Laurel Oak Country Club.

Registration starts at 11:30 am, with a shotgun start at 12:45 pm. Proceeds benefit the Physicians Endowment Fund, which supports staff education at SMH. Information: (941) 917-1286 or smhf.org.

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Spine Program Lecture Series
Sarasota Memorial spine surgeons will present weekly lectures (May- June) highlighting the latest advancements in spine surgery, including minimally invasive and other options for treating back pain and discomfort.

For information, call (941) 917-7777 or browse our online community calendar at smh.com.

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Stroke Support Group
Board-certified art therapist Cara Levitt will discuss the benefits of art therapy and offer hands-on activities at Sarasota Memorial's next Stroke Support Group meeting, May 8, 10-11:30 am at Sarasota Memorial Hospital's conference room 4 A&B, 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.

The group is free and complimentary refreshments and free valet parking are available. For information or to register, please call (941) 917-7048.

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National Cancer Survivors Day
Sarasota Memorial is proud to co-sponsor the National Cancer Survivors Day local community event, 1-3 pm Sunday, June 2, at Michael’s on East Ballroom, 1212 East Ave. (Midtown Plaza), Sarasota.

National Cancer Survivors Day is a celebration of life that is held in hundreds of communities nationwide and around the world. It is a celebration for those who have survived, an inspiration for those recently diagnosed, a gathering of support for families and an outreach to the community.

The Sarasota event is free and open to all cancer survivors and one guest. Seating is limited. Please RSVP by May 24: (941) 917-7777.

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HealthFit Summer Kids Camp
Fun, kid-style, all-indoor activities, from swimming to soccer & more. Camp runs June 3-Aug. 16, 9 am–4 pm at Sarasota Memorial HealthFit, 5880 Rand Blvd. (off Clark Road).

Sign up for one or more weeks. Daily lunch & snacks provided. Early drop off & after camp pick up available. For rates & information, call (941) 917-7000 or visit smhfit.com

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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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