Fun, Education Will Thrive at 2013 Ridley Health Awareness Day and YMCA Healthy Kids Day - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

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Published on March 12, 2013

Fun, Education Will Thrive at 2013 Ridley Health Awareness Day and YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Bring the whole family to Ridley High School, located at 901 Morton Avenue in Folsom, on Saturday, April 13, 2013, from 9 a.m.-noon, for Ridley Health Awareness Day and YMCA Healthy Kids Day, an annual offering of fun, free health screenings, information, kids’ activities and much more.

Sponsored by Taylor Hospital, the Ridley Township Board of Commissioners, the Taylor Community Foundation (TCF), Ridley School District and the Ridley Area YMCA, the event will include screenings such as blood pressure, osteoporosis, vision, foot and ankle, pulmonary function testing, skin cancer (10 a.m.-noon only) and carpal tunnel/hand analysis. Cholesterol and glucose screenings will be offered from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Fasting is required for cholesterol/glucose screenings, nothing to eat or drink past midnight the night before.

The event will also feature special informational from a variety of Taylor Hospital and Crozer-Keystone departments and services, including: nutrition, cancer care, CPR and safety demonstrations, cardiac care, child behavioral health, community health education, drug and alcohol abuse prevention, emergency services, the Geriatric Evaluation Management (GEM) program, Senior Health Services, stress management, tobacco cessation and more.

Fun activities for the entire family will also be available—including yoga, zumba, swimming activities, a moon bounce (weather permitting), face painting, and the TCF Teddy Bear Check-Up Clinic.  

Taylor Hospital is a member of Crozer-Keystone Health System. We’re 5 hospitals, 2,600 doctors and nurses, and 6,800 caring people with 1 vision. Crozer-Keystone. Something to feel good about.

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