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August 2021 Community Education

Community Outreach, Events |
Doylestown Health remains committed to bringing quality education to the community.

Doylestown Health remains committed to bringing quality education to the community. Join Doylestown Health certified health education specialists and nutritionists, local mental health professionals and other select local professionals as they present important subject matter.

Doylestown Health is pleased to offer FREE classes and events in August. Learn from the comfort of your own home! We also offer an outdoor, socially distanced, low-impact exercise and health education activity called Walk With a Doc. Registration is required.

Virtual Learning Made Easy

Follow these easy steps to pre-register for a virtual program:

  1. Click on the links below to register for the educational webinars.
  2. You will receive an email in advance of the class start time containing a link to follow on the day of the scheduled virtual.
  3. Mark your calendar!
  4. At the time of your scheduled virtual(s), using a smartphone, tablet, or computer, locate the confirmation email and click the "Join Virtual" link OR "Click Here to Join" link. Please note, some virtual events may require a password to join – this can be found in the registration confirmation email.

Events Include:

Blood Pressure Screening

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 9 am to 11 am

ShopRite of Warminster
942 W. Street Rd - Warminster, PA

Do you know your blood pressure? Are you curious what it is and what a healthy blood pressure is? Stop by Doylestown Health Connections for a free blood pressure reading and information on how to get a healthy reading that your doctor would be proud of!
Advanced registration is not required. First come, first serve. Limited capacity.
To register or learn more, call 267.337.5255.

Income for Life (Virtual)

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 – 11:30 am to Noon or Noon to 12:30 pm

While retirement is the time to finally relax, the years leading up to it may seem daunting. Many soon-to-be retirees wonder how to secure their income and make it last for life. In this seminar, participants will reflect upon retirement income goals, understand how to maintain their current standard of living, and prepare for a comfortable future. Learn how to best utilize IRA’s stocks, bonds and other investments to gain additional income, as well as, strategies for mitigating risk and inflation.

11:30 am to Noon

Register Online

Noon to 12:30 pm

Register Online

Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 – 10 am to 11 am

ShopRite of Warminster
942 W. Street Rd - Warminster, PA

There are many benefits to living in a senior living community including freedom from home maintenance, access to transportation, wellness/fitness programs, healthcare, housekeeping, recreational activities, social outings, and other amenities. Is this the right move for you? And if so, how do you begin your search? Find out what to consider and questions to ask when making this important decision. Learn how to assess the financial benefits of a senior living community versus remaining at home. Discussion presented by Vicki Bosler and Maureen Majewski of Pine Run Retirement Community.
Limited capacity.
To register or learn more, call 267.337.5255.

Healthy Snacking at Work (Virtual)

Thursday, August 12, 2021 – Noon to 12:30 or 1 to 1:30 pm

Trying to power through the workday but nothing seems to help? Feeling sluggish after breakfast and/or lunch? Come learn from a Doylestown Health educator which snacks can help get you through the daily slumps so you feel energized and ready to go!

Noon to 12:30 pm

Register Online

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Register Online

Pre-Diabetes 101

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 – 11 am to Noon

ShopRite of Warminster
942 W. Street Rd - Warminster, PA

Have you been diagnosed with pre-diabetes? Do you have a family history of diabetes? Join a Doylestown Dietitian for a discussion about what pre-diabetes is, and learn the warning signs, risks and strategies to prevent Type 2 diabetes.
Limited capacity.
To register or learn more, call 267.337.5255.

Walk with a Doc - August

Delaware Valley University – Parking Lot D
Directions to Delaware Valley University

Wednesday, August 18, 2021 – 8 am to 9 am

Did you know that walking just 30 minutes per day can reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes? Join Doylestown Health cardiologist Irfan Khurram, MD for a discussion on what's new in cardiac electrophysiology, in the U.S. and around the world. After the brief discussion we will go on a group walk. Registration required.

Register Online

 

Packing the Perfect Lunch (Virtual)

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 – 11 am to Noon

A most undervalued meal, lunch is an opportunity to replenish and recharge with nutrient-dense foods, but too often we forget and grab something processed and/or high-calorie. Get tips on packing a balanced meal which will be tasty, budget-friendly, and healthy for professionals on-the-go.

Register Online

CPR Training

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 – 9 am to Noon

ShopRite of Warminster
942 W. Street Rd - Warminster, PA

Do you have a BIG HEART? Please join us for a certified layperson adult, child and infant CPR class which will also train you to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). Rescue techniques for choking will also be demonstrated. Bystander participation doubles life expectancy! Won't you please help save a life?
Registration required. Call 267.337.5255 to register. Fee: $35

About Doylestown Health

Doylestown Health is a comprehensive healthcare system of inpatient, outpatient and wellness education services connected to meet the health needs of all members of the local and regional community. Doylestown Hospital, the flagship to Doylestown Health has 271 beds and a Medical Staff of more than 435 physicians in over 50 specialties. An independent nonprofit health system, Doylestown Health is dedicated to providing innovative, patient-centered care for all ages.

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