5th Annual Teddy Bedrossian Ski-a-Thon
If you like to ski and want to help a worthy cause, hit the slopes at Bear Creek Ski Resort on Saturday, February 28 for the 5th Annual Teddy Bedrossian Ski-a-Thon. Proceeds from the event will help fund a new school building for children with special needs at the Elwyn Davidson School in Media. Delaware County Memorial Hospital is proud to be a sponsor of this special event, held in memory of Teddy Bedrossian, late son of Edward “Ned” Bedrossian, M.D., chief of Ophthalmology at DCMH. Learn more and register by visiting http://www.tinyurl.com/ski2015. Donations or registration via U.S. mail can be sent to The Elwyn Foundation, ATTN: Shirley Kester, 111 Elwyn Road, Elwyn, PA 19063.
Weight Watchers at Work
Your new beginning could start here! A 10-week Weight Watchers program is scheduled to begin Wednesday, Jan. 28, at noon in Meeting Room C at DCMH. Meetings will continue weekly on Wednesdays. Cost is $135 for the full 10 weeks, due by Jan. 21. For more information, contact Debbie Simon at (610) 284-8158 (12-8158) or Dee Pascale at (610) 394-4756.
News from the CKHS Pharmacy
Effective January 1, 2015 employee prescriptions may be paid for using most major credit cards and debit cards. In addition, the Pharmacy will continue to accept the Flexible Spending Account cards.
Crozer-Keystone Offers Free Mammograms for Uninsured and Underinsured Women over 40
Thanks to a generous grant from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Crozer-Keystone offers free screening and diagnostic mammograms to women who do not have insurance, or whose insurance may not cover these tests. Coverage for additional exams and follow-up treatment, including chemotherapy, and wigs and prosthetics for women fighting breast cancer, may also be available to those who qualify.
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Rate Your Crozer-Keystone Locations
Several Crozer-Keystone Health System locations have been added to Yelp, a local business review and social networking site. You can visit these listings and offer reviews of care you've received throughout the health system.
The Healthplex® Sport Club Now Offering Members a Free Month with a New Membership
Are you a member of the Healthplex® Sports Club and want a free month? When you refer a new primary or associate member by January 31, 2015, you will receive a free month on us. There is no limit to the number of referral months you can earn (for example sign up 3 new members and earn 3 free months).
You must be an active member in good standing when your referral joins.
Take advantage of a free 10 day pass for you guest, let them experience the Healthplex. Contact Membership today for details (610) 938-2555.
Get Fit & Give Back At the Healthplex® Sport Club
$30 for 30 days
Join the Healthplex® Sports Club for $30 for 30 days and give back to the community. Use this e-mail to join for just $1 a day while supporting a great cause because every dollar raised will go to the Family Support Line of Delaware County.
For more information, stop in at the front counter or contact Membership at (610) 938-2555.
Our $1 a day membership includes:
- Five fitness studio with award-winning programming (Best of Delco, Best of Be Well Philly). Free small group training like TRX and Cardio Kick.
- Over 150 free group fitness classes each week including Zumba, Red Hot Dance, Bodypump, Bodyflow, Pilates, Yoga, Spinning, Barre, Boot Camp and more.
- Spacious fitness floor with little to no wait time for equipment.
- Private TV viewing screens with 65 plus channels on cardio equipment.
- 6-lane lap pool with lane access for members at all times.
- 3 NBA size basketball courts with open and pick-up play.
- 10 tennis courts, 1/5 mile track, squash & racquetball courts.
- Free and secure indoor parking
- Free Wi-Fi throughout the club.
Healthplex Sports Club is glad to support … Family Support Line, Media, Pa.
The Family Support Line's is dedicated to the prevention, treatment and training for the trauma of child sexual abuse. The organization equips adults with tools to keep children safe; provides professional care for those who have experienced child sexual abuse trauma; and teaches therapists and other professionals how to care for their sexually abused clients. And, starting in 2015, the Delaware County Children's Advocacy Center will launch. This new program will bring together law enforcement, child protection agencies, prosecutors, mental health and medical professionals, and victim advocates to work together when investigating allegations of child sexual abuse in Delaware County. For more information call, (610) 891-5275 or e-mail email@example.com.
**Offer ends January 31, 2015
Upcoming CPR & Babysitting Courses
Healthline Services is pleased to offer the following CPR classes and “Safe Sitter” Babysitting program:
CPR (BLS for Healthcare Providers)
This program includes modules on adult one-rescue CPR, adult two-rescue CPR, infant and child CPR, and adult and pediatric obstructed-airway techniques.
Program will be held from 9a.m. to 2p.m. in the Conference Center at DCMH on Saturdays, Jan. 17 and Feb. 21. Cost is $65 per person. Call (610) 394-1877 to register.
CPR (Heartsaver AED: Adult and Pediatric)
This program is for lay persons and includes modules on adult one-rescue CPR, infant and child CPR, and adult and pediatric obstructed-airway techniques.
Program will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Conference Center at DCMH on Saturdays, Jan. 24 and Feb. 28. Cost is $55 per person or $80 per couple. Call (610) 394-1877 to register.
“Safe Sitter®” Babysitting Program
“Safe Sitter” is a one-day course available to youths 11 years and older. The program teaches them how to care for infants and young children. Taught by certified instructors, SafeSitter thoroughly covers the basics of child care. Students learn about, practice and role play in an array of topics including:
- Safety precautions
- Rescue breathing techniques
- Care for a choking infant or child
- How to recognize emergencies
- Calling for emergency help
Program will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Conference Center at DCMH on Saturday March 7. Cost is $50 per person. Call (610) 394-1877 to register.