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Parkinson’s disease group meets

News-Sun - 1/8/2018

Parkinson’s disease group meets

SEBRING — The Highlands County Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. today at its new location in Florida Hospital’s CREATION Health Wellness Center at 4005 Sun N’ Lake Blvd. All Parkinson’s patients, families, friends and care team members are urged to attend to learn more about the disease. For more information, call 863-386-1373. To learn more about Parkinson’s disease, go to www.Parkinson.org.

Parkinson’s disease group luncheon

SEBRING — The Highlands County Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will hold a free luncheon at noon Monday, Feb. 19 at Sebring First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 200 E. Center Ave. The luncheon will feature world renowned neurologist Dr. Stuart Isaacson who is the director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Center of Boca Raton and Professor of Neurology at FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, as well as Carisa Campanella, the Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Program Manager. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 863-368-1373 or 941-928-5886 or at RSVP@Neurochallenge.org.

Weight loss group open house

LAKE PLACID — TOPS No. 0632 Lake Placid is hosting an open house from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 29 at the Lake Placid Women’s Club Building, 10 N. Main St., Lake Placid. Join them for healthy appetizers and learn about the TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) approach to weight loss. Regular weekly meetings are at the Women’s Club Building on Mondays with weigh-in beginning at 3 p.m. and the meeting from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call Janet Mitchell, 863-465-5234, for questions.

Cornerstone Hospice volunteer training

SEBRING — Make a difference in the New Year by joining Cornerstone Hospice as a volunteer. Provide neighborly support to patients and families by running errands, honoring veterans, sitting with a patient or visiting local nursing homes. Training will be held over four three-hour sessions from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9; Friday, Jan. 12; Tuesday, Jan. 16; and Friday, Jan. 19 at their downtown Sebring office, 209 N. Ridgewood Drive, Suite 3. Refreshments provided. Call Dorothy Harris at 863-382-4563 or email doharris@cshospice.org to reserve a spot or for questions.

Florida Hospital hosts lecture

SEBRINGFlorida Hospital will host a “Health Connection” lecture: “Joint Pain and Treatment” at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Oliver Marasigan, BSN, RN, Orthopaedic Program Coordinator with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center’s Bone, Joint & Spine Institute, will present a free daytime seminar, “Oh My Achy Joints: Exploring Surgery and Other Treatment for Joint Pain.” This is a one-hour free presentation and will be held at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center (Sebring) on Sun ’n Lake Boulevard in Conference Room 1. Call the Florida Hospital Helpline at 863- 402-3627 to register.

YMCA open house

SEBRINGThe Highlands County Family YMCA is hosting its annual open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 13. Attendees can take a tour of the facility and learn about the new classes available to members. The joiners fee will be waived for those who enroll in a membership that day. For more information, call 863-382-9622.

 
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