June 2013


HealthSquare June '13 Events
Take a moment to relax at Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare, located in the center of Westfield Sarasota Square. HealthSquare offers free screenings and health programs each month.

Upcoming:
Friday, May 31, 2 pm – World No Tobacco Day, local tobacco cessation programs
Friday, June 14, 2 pm – Heart Failure: Eat to Stay Healthy
Tuesday, June 18, 1 pm – Smart Moves for Parkinson’s Disorders
Friday, July 12, 2 pm – Signs/Symptoms of Stroke

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

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Become a Wellness Professional
Join Sarasota Memorial’s HealthFit team June 8 for an all-day workshop on health and wellness coaching.
Registration deadline is May 31. For information, call (866) 932-6224 ext. 717.

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Hurricane Preparedness & Pulmonary Disease
Join Sarasota Memorial Respiratory Therapist Deborah North, RRT, for a free presentation to help people with respiratory disease prepare for hurricane season, noon Tuesday, June 18, in the education room at Sarasota Memorial’s Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd, off Clark Road, Sarasota. Information: (941) 917-6139.

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HealthFit Summer Kids Camp
Fun, kid-style, all-indoor activities, from swimming to soccer & more. Camp runs through 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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Bone Builders
Sarasota Memorial fitness professionals offer a supervised exercise program to help fight bone loss and osteoporosis. Home exercise program, education & support groups also are available.
Call Sarasota Memorial HealthFit at (941) 917-7000 for information.

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Help Sarasota Become "2013 All-America City"
Recently named one of 20 finalists from across the country, Sarasota County will compete for top honors June 14-16 in Denver. Our community needs your energy and enthusiasm to advance as a 2013 All-America City community.

Bring your friends, family and neighbors to a community showcase celebrating what makes Sarasota County a great place to live, work and play. The program will be held 6:30 pm-7:30 pm June 11 at Riverview High School Auditorium, 1 Ram Way, Sarasota. The program will include a live performance of Sarasota Transcends, a production that will be presented to the All-America City judges as well as other special community-focused honors.

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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) 822-0952
  • » 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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