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Published on November 01, 2010

Crozer-Keystone's Senior Health Services Department to Offer Programs for Local Seniors in December

SPRINGFIELD, Pa. – Crozer-Keystone Health System’s Senior Health Services Department will offer a number of informational programs during the month of December.

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 December:

  • “Medicare 2011 – Navigating the Maze of Options,” presented by Sue Bradley, administrative director of Crozer-Keystone Managed Care, and Margaret Stevens, MSW, triage clinician for CKHS Senior Health Services. Wednesday, December 8, 5-7 p.m., Taylor Hospital, Cafeteria, 175 E. Chester Pike, Ridley Park. Meal costs $6.00 and includes entrée, roll, choice of two sides, dessert and a fountain drink. Call 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258) for more information and to register.
  • Holiday Celebration 2010,” Thursday, December 16, 5-7 p.m., Springfield Hospital, Café Carl, 190 W. Sproul Road, Springfield. Meal costs $6.00 and includes a traditional turkey dinner. Call 1-800-CK-HEALTH (1-800-254-3258) for more information and to register.

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 who will assist in coordinating medical appointments, as well as provide better access to appropriate medical services.

Program will be offered on Tuesday, December 7; topic will be “Medication Safety and Management.” 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, December 7 and Friday, December 10, from 12:30-4:30 p.m. in the Lower Level Conference Room of Springfield Hospital; Friday, December 10 and Monday, December 13, from 12:30-4:30 p.m. in the Silberman Center of Crozer-Chester Medical Center. (Registrant must provide proof of previous participation in eight-hour course to be eligible for refresher course). Cost of all courses 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.

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).

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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 Crozer-Keystone Health System is the largest provider of healthcare services in Delaware County.

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