Hear from Edward experts on a variety of health and wellness topics this fall.
Classes are free but space is limited. Call (630) 527-6363 to register, unless otherwise indicated.
Are Hormones Making You Sick? November 10, 7 - 8 pm, Edward Plainfield Outpatient Center, 127th & Van Dyke, Plainfield Brett Cassidy, MD, from Aishling Obstetrics & Gynecology will discuss the relationship between your levels of estrogen and progesterone and your state of physical and mental health. You will also learn about prescription and "bio-identical" hormone treatments. All attendees will receive a coupon for a free facial in medical spa.
Healthy Eating on the Run November 11, 7 - 8 pm, Location: Fox Valley YMCA, 3875 Eldamain Rd., Plano This program is for people who are always on the go. Join Melissa Kwak, MD, of Yorkville Family Practice and Edward Medical Group to learn about nutrition for a busy lifestyle. Registration is required - call (630) 552-4100.
Flourishing with Age November 18, 7 - 8:30 pm, Edward Education Center Do you worry about getting older? If so, you'll want to join Barry Rabin, MD of Linden Oaks Medical Group as he discusses how to change our attitudes, beliefs and personal environment as we age to focus on the possibilities of growth -- not just the limitations of aging. Dr. Rabin will explore issues of wisdom, spirituality, values and there meaning as you get older, as well as how to cope with disability and grief. Come learn the latest about the aging brain and what studies show about how to age successfully.
Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: Should You be Concerned? November 19, 7 - 8 pm, Edward Plainfield Outpatient Center, 127th & Van Dyke, Plainfield Join James Hawkins, DO of Aishling Obstetrics & Gynecology to learn about the signs, symptoms and treatments for heavy menstrual bleeding.
When Do Minutes Really Count? December 3, 7 - 8 pm, Edward Plainfield Outpatient Center, 127th & Van Dyke, Plainfield Become Heart Aware. Join Jo Kaleel, RN, BSN and Amanda Hunt, MS, RN from Edward Heart Hospital to learn about heart disease. Learn about heart disease risk factors as well as recognizing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and stroke. All attendees will be entered into a drawing to win either a coupon for a free Family and Friends CPR class or a CPR Anytime Kit.
Are you a Pear or Apple: What Your Body Shape Says About Your Health December 9, 7 - 8 pm, Fox Valley YMCA, 3875 Eldamain Rd., Plano It's not how much you weigh, but where you carry your weight that could predict your future health. A cardiovascular nurse educator will discuss how your body shape relates to your health and what you can do to prevent disease as well as how to lose more weight with less effort. Registration is required - call (630) 552-4100.