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October 2021 Community Education

Community Outreach, Events |
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October 2021 Community Education

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 both in-person and virtual classes and events in October. 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 class:

  1. Click on the links below to register for the virtual 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 class.
  3. Mark your calendar!
  4. At the time of your scheduled virtual class(es), 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 Reading

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 9 to 11 am

ShopRite of Warminster
942 W. Street Road
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!

Driving Safely: Is it Time to Give Up the Keys?

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 – 12 to 1 pm

Join our Occupational Therapy team to discuss essential functions needed for driving and address concerns for older adults. This presentation will review what to do if you are concerned about yourself or someone else driving. Registration required.

REGISTER ONLINE

Medicare 101

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 10 to 11 am or 12 to 1 pm

ShopRite of Warminster
942 W. Street Road
Warminster, PA

PA MEDI is a free, unbiased Medicare counseling and educational program. The goal of this training session is to educate attendees about Medicare. People who understand how Medicare benefits work can make informed choices to best meet their individualized health care needs. A PA MEDI Counselor will discuss all parts of Medicare, Enrollment Periods, and Financially based programs. There will be time for questions and answers. To register, call 267.337.5255.

Community CPR: BLS Provider CPR

Thursday, October 14, 2021 – 6:30 to 10:30 pm

Doylestown Hospital, Conference Room C
595 W. State Street
Doylestown, PA 18901

A one evening (4-hour) program for healthcare providers and lifeguards. Includes the use of AED and bag mask ventilation. Call CPR Heart Starters, Inc. at 215.354.1400 to register or visit cprheartstarters.com. Fee: $75

Walk with a Doc - October

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 – 12 to 1 pm

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

Did you know that walking just 30 minutes per day can reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes? Join Dr. Jayne Koellhoffer, a Doylestown Health Internal Medicine physician, as she discusses Primary Care in the age of COVID-19 and how to stay healthy during these times.

REGISTER ONLINE

Hereditary Breast Cancers – Are You at Risk?

Thursday, October 21, 2021 – 10 to 11 am

Health & Wellness Center, Auditorium 847 Easton Road Warrington, PA 18976

The presentation is an overview of genetic counseling and the importance of knowing your personal and family history. We will review the more common hereditary breast cancer syndromes as well as the RED flags that indicate a referral for genetic testing. A genetic diagnosis can provide aid in early detection and prevention of cancer. To register, please call 267.337.5255.

Lunch & Learn: Patient & Caregiver Advocacy (Virtual)

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 – 11:30 am to 12 pm

When patients, families and their healthcare team work together as partners outcomes are improved. Informed, empowered and engaged patients and families leads to better decision making and satisfaction and care. Learn from Karen Ross, Patient and Family Educator on ways to be more empowered in your healthcare. You’ll learn how to prepare and advocate for yourself or a loved one during medical appointments and how to partner with your healthcare team during a hospital stay.

REGISTER ONLINE

Healthy Harvest

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 10 to 11 am

ShopRite of Warminster
942 W. Street Road
Warminster, PA

There’s no time like the fall to make the seasonal harvest the focal point of our meals and snacks, given the many health attributes these fruits and vegetables offer us. Join a Doylestown Health Dietician for a discussion of the health benefits of eating in season and delicious ways to prepare locally available produce in both sweet and savory recipes. To register, call 267.337.5255.

Heartsaver CPR (Infant, Child and Adult)

Thursday, October 28, 2021 – 6:30 to 10 pm

Doylestown Hospital Conference Room C

American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). To register, call CPR Heart Starters, Inc. at 215.354.1400 or visit cprheartstarters.com.

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