Community Outreach

April 2022 Community Education

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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 both in-person and virtual classes and events. 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:

Relaxation on the Go

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 – 11 to 11:30 am and 12 to 12:30 pm

Stress is everywhere, especially when change is present. Unfortunately, no one is immune to the impact of stress. Therefore, it is time we learn to manage stress and utilize relaxation techniques on the go! Join a Doylestown Health Educator and Holistic Stress Management Instructor to explore some portable relaxation techniques, so you can address the symptoms of stress right when they occur.

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BLS Provider CPR

Thursday, April 7, 2022 – 6:30 to 10:30 pm

Doylestown Hospital
Conference Room C

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.

BLS Renewal

Monday, April 11, 2022 – 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Doylestown Hospital
Conference Room C

Please call CPR Heart Starters, Inc at 215.354.1400 to register or visit cprheartstarters.com

Dementia: 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 – 11 am to 12 pm

Join a Doylestown Health Educator as they speak on the “10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's.” Learn about the difference between normal aging and Alzheimer's, common warning signs, the importance of early detection, and more.

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Dental Health and Sleep

Thursday, April 14, 2022 – 12 to 1 pm

Doylestown Health Ambulatory Center
Levy Conference Room, First Floor

Are you looking to improve your sleep patterns and need guidance on where to begin? Start by examining your oral hygiene habits as dental health has a large impact on one’s quality and quantity of sleep. Join Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic’s Public Health Dental Hygienist, Tina Erb to learn more about the relationship between dental hygiene practices and sleep. In addition, Ann Silverman Community Health Clinic’s Executive Director Sally Fabian will provide insight to the clinic’s partnership with Doylestown Health.

This program is available in person or through Go To Webinar. If you would like to watch it at home and virtually, please use this link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6144783879284025614 If you would like to attend in person, please continue to click the "register" button and sign up to attend.

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Understanding Anxiety and Depression

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 – 7 to 7:30 pm

Huntingdon Valley Library

Did you know that nearly 16 million American adults live with major depression, and another 42 million struggle with anxiety disorders? Join a Doylestown Health Educator to gain a better basic understanding of anxiety and depression. Learn about risk factors, how to recognize symptoms, tips for managing the disorders as well as how to help a loved one, treatment options, and local resources.

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Community First Aid Class

Tuesday, April 19, 2022 – 7 to 9 pm

Doylestown Hospital
Conference Room C

Emergency Care Safety Institute. Call CPR Heart Starters, Inc at 215.354.1400

Walk with a Doc

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 – 12 to 1 pm

William Neis Park
West Street, Doylestown

Did you know that walking just 30 minutes per day could reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes? Join Dave Martens, clinical manager at our cardiac rehab department, as he discusses "Staying Hydrated While Exercising, Where's the Balance?"

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Plant-Based Diet

Thursday, April 21, 2022 – 1 to 1:30 pm

Free Library of New Hope

Did you know that a plant-based diet can reduce the risk of heart disease, lower blood pressure, lower the risk of type 2 diabetes and more? Join Madison Chapman from Doylestown Health to learn more about the benefits of reducing meat in your meals. This program is optimistically being offered as an in-person lunch and learn, but will be presented virtually if need be. Please register.

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Low-Stress Eating: The Connection Between Stress and Nutrition

Tuesday, April 26 – 4 to 5 pm

Warminster Library

Feeling stressed? Feel like eating a bag of potato chips to get you through the day? Many people do not recognize the complex interconnectedness of stress on proper nutrition and overall wellbeing. The reality is, if one factor is out of balance, the others will follow suit. This leads to decreased overall health and feelings of "blah." Come learn the relationship between stress and nutrition from a Doylestown Health Educator.

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Biometrics

Wednesday, April 27 – 3 to 5 pm

Health and Wellness Center, Warrington Room 1

Do you know your (health) numbers? Take advantage of this stress-free health screening to get instant results from a quick finger prick. Attendees will receive glucose, total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides and body fat numbers. In less than 15 minutes, you will walk away with a snapshot of your current health and access to a large network of clinical experts who can enhance your well-being. Fee: $25. Advanced registration is not required. Limited capacity. To register, please call 267-337-5255.

Mental Health Series: The Shape of Mental Health and Addiction

Wednesday, April 27 – 5 to 6 pm

Mental health disorders and substance use disorders (SUDs) are two distinct conditions; however, the two often go hand-in-hand. Individuals with loved ones struggling with mental health conditions and/or SUDs know how complex this relationship can be. Join Graham Craig, Lenape Valley Foundation Therapist, to explore how mental health impacts addiction and vice versa.

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