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July 2021 Community Education

Community Outreach, Events |
Categories: Community Outreach
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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 July. 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:

Understanding Natural, Organic and GMO (Virtual)

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 – Noon to 12:30 pm OR 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

We all want to make the best decisions for ourselves and our family, but it can be overwhelming with the abundance of health food jargon bombarding our supermarket shelves. Join a Doylestown Health Wellness Educator to help you decipher the differences between "natural, organic, and GMO.” Walk away with an improved understanding and ability to make decisions while shopping, without falling victim to fancy marketing gimmicks that can hurt your health and your wallet.

Noon to 12:30 pm

REGISTER ONLINE

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

REGISTER ONLINE

Psychology of Coping with Change and Society Post COVID-19 (Virtual)

Thursday, July 8, 2021 – 5 to 6 pm

The ability to cope with change is key to living healthy, resilient lives. However, it’s not always easy to persevere through change. The whole world is experiencing change due to the COVID-19 pandemic and there are many struggling to adapt to the new changes in society. This webinar will explore why it’s difficult to accept change, big or small, what is needed to cope with change, symptoms of poor coping skills, how to re-enter society and social situations without fear and anxiety post COVID-19, and more. Lead by Penn Foundation's Yvonne K. Caputo, MS, MA.

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Skin Cancer Screening

Thursday, July 15, 2021 – 6:30 pm

Doylestown Health Cancer Institute
599 W. State Street, Suite 307

Skin cancer is the most common cancer worldwide. 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer by age of 70. Annual skin cancer screenings are important to your health. Doylestown Health and local dermatologist Mary Toporcer, MD are offering a FREE skin screening. This program is intended for those who are uninsured or underinsured and have not had a screening within the last two years. This program is NOT intended for individuals currently under the care of a dermatologist. Registration required. Space is limited. To register, call 267.885.1580.

Walk with a Doc - July

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 – 8 am to 9 am

William E. Neis Park - Doylestown, PA
Meet at parking lot on West Street next to baseball field

Did you know that walking just 30 minutes per day can reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes? Join a Doylestown Health clinician for a discussion – dental health with Beth Snyder, DMD. After the brief discussion we will go on a group walk. Registration required.

REGISTER ONLINE

A Parent's Guide: Help Your Teen Manage their Healthcare (Virtual)

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 – Noon to 1 pm

Managing health care and health insurance can be complex and confusing. Learn the skills and information needed to help your college-age teen feel empowered to navigate and manage their health care. Topics of discussion include: tips for college bound students, how to prepare for appointments, advocacy, understanding basic insurance terms, urgent care vs. emergency care, medicine safety, and more!

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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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