Crozer-Keystone's Senior Health Services Department to Offer Programs for Local Seniors in May
SPRINGFIELD, Pa. – Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Senior Health Services Department will offer a number of informational programs during the month of May.
Dining at Dusk: Crozer-Keystone is proud to present “Dining at Dusk,” a low-cost dining program that offers free lectures geared toward seniors. Join us for these events in May:
- Why Are You at Risk? A Conversation about Stroke, featuring Suzanne Jenkins, CKHS Evidence-Based Medicine coordinator. Tuesday, May 11, 5-7 p.m., Springfield Hospital, Café Carl, located at 190 W. Sproul Rd., in Springfield. Meal costs $6.00 and includes an open-faced roast beef sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy, mixed vegetables, tossed salad, a roll, dessert and a fountain drink. Free parking is also included. Call 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258) for more information and to register.
- A Walk Around the Brain: Understanding the Risk Factors of Stroke, featuring Joseph Lubeck, D.O., chief of the Section of Neurology at DCMH, and Maureen DePrince, DCMH stroke coordinator. Wednesday, May 12, 4:30-6:30 p.m., DCMH Cafeteria, located at 501 N. Lansdowne Ave., Drexel Hill. Meal costs $6.00 and will include an entrée, choice of two sides, a dinner roll, dessert, coffee, tea, or a fountain drink. Free parking is also included. Call 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258) for more information and to register.
Physician Lecture Series: Senior Health Services offers the Physician Lecture Series at several Delaware County locations. Join us for these events in May:
- Why Are You at Risk? A Conversation about Stroke, featuring Suzanne Jenkins, CKHS Evidence-Based Medicine coordinator. Thursday, May 13, 5:30 p.m., Media Borough Hall, Mansion Parlor Room, 301 N. Jackson Street, Media. Call 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258) for more information and to register.
- What Causes Vascular Disease? You May be Surprised by the Answer!, featuring Gregory Domer, M.D., CKHS Vascular Surgeon. Wednesday, May 19, 1 p.m., Crozer-Medical Plaza at Brinton Lake, Community Room, 300 Evergreen Drive, Glen Mills.
Wake Up and Work Out: Start your day the healthy way! Come join us as Crozer-Keystone Senior Health Services and the Healthplex® Sports Club provide seniors with an opportunity to jump start their day by participating in structured health and wellness programs, while offering an affordable balanced breakfast. Participants will also benefit from the support of CKHS staff that will assist in coordinating medical appointments, as well as provide better access to appropriate medical services.
Program will be offered on Tuesday, May 4; topic will be “Breathing through the Ages: Pulmonary Rehabilitation.” A healthy breakfast, beginning at 7:45 a.m., may be purchased for $3 or less; followed by a 30-minute lecture, both to be held in Café Carl at Springfield Hospital. A 45-minute physical fitness session will then be led by a member of the Healthplex® team. Free garage parking. Call 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258) for more information and to register.
AARP Defensive Driving: An eight-hour driving safety course held on two days that can help you improve your driving skills and save you money on insurance. Courses will be held on Tuesday, May 4 and Friday, May 7, from 12:30-4:30 p.m. in the Lower Level Conference Room of Springfield Hospital; Saturday, May 8 and Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in Classrooms A&B of Taylor Hospital; Tuesday, May 25 and Thursday, May 27, from 12:30-4:30 p.m. in the Community Room of Crozer Medical Plaza at Brinton Lake. Cost of the course is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members, with check made payable to AARP. To register for any of the driving courses, call Crozer-Keystone Senior Health Services at (610) 338-2729.
Also, a four-hour driving safety refresher course will be held on Wednesday, May 5, from 12:30-4:30 p.m. in the Conference Center of Delaware County Memorial Hospital. Cost of the course is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members, with check made payable to AARP. Registrant must provide proof of previous participation in eight-hour course. To register for any of the driving courses, call Crozer-Keystone Senior Health Services at (610) 338-2729.
CKHS Support Groups: CKHS offers support groups for a variety of conditions, including cancer, diabetes, sleep, stroke and more. For more information or to register for a support group, call 1-800-CKHS-KEY (1-800-254-7539).
Crozer-Keystone Sleep Disorders Education and Support Group: These meetings are for people who suspect that they have a sleep disorder or have already been diagnosed. Participants will have the opportunity to share experiences, new ideas and support with others who may be or have been diagnosed with a sleep disorder. Learn about new state-of-the-art treatment options and ask questions about your sleep-related problems. The meetings will be held from 6-7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every other month in the 1st Floor Conference Room at Springfield Hospital, located at 190 W. Sproul Rd., in Springfield. The 2010 schedule is as follows: May 4, July 6, Sept. 7, and Nov. 2. For information or to register, call 1-888-SLEEP-03 (1-888-753-3703).
Sign up for Crozer-Keystone’s e-newsletter geared toward seniors, Healthy Living After 50, by logging on to http://enewsletters.crozerkeystone.org and following the signup instructions.
Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Senior Health Services Department is a team of professionals dedicated to assisting seniors, their physicians, family and caregivers in accessing the quality programs and services offered throughout the health system and the community. For more information about the programs provided through Senior Health Services, call 1-800-CKHS-KEY (1-800-254-7539) or visit www.crozer.org. Crozer-Keystone Health System is the largest provider of healthcare services in Delaware County. We’re 5 hospitals, 2,600 doctors and nurses, and 6,800 caring people with 1 vision. Crozer-Keystone. Something to feel good about.