July 2012


HealthSquare Events
Join our physician and health care experts at Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare, located near Macy's in the center of Westfield Sarasota Square, for free lectures focused on preventing and managing chronic disease:
• Wednesday, July 25 (2-3 pm) – Understanding Mental Health Services. If you or someone you care about is struggling with depression, anxiety or substance abuse, stop by and discuss your concerns with our licensed mental health professionals.
• Saturday, Aug. 11 (10 am-2 pm) – Ready, Set, Grow at Westfield SS. Join Sarasota Memorial’s Women’s & Children’s team for family health education and fun.

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School Sports Physicals
Sarasota Memorial is offering $20 school sports physicals at its three urgent care centers: Heritage Harbour, 1040 River Heritage Blvd., Bradenton (941-917-6440), University Parkway, 2401 University Parkway (941-917-1234) and Stickney Point, 6331 S. Tamiami Trail (941-917-5678). No appointments necessary. Note: On Sept. 12, our urgent care center on University Parkway will be moving to a new, larger facility just up the street at our health care campus on the corner of Honore Avenue. The new address will be 5360 University Parkway, but the phone number will remain the same.

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MindSet for Early Stage Memory Loss
A series of six free classes to help individuals & care partners manage early stage memory loss. Classes offer skills to help exercise the brain, create healthy habits and improve communication. Information: Call Marcy Stern, Memory Disorder Clinic, at (941) 917-7437

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Indoor Summer Sports Camp
Sarasota Memorial's Healthplex Fitness Center provides indoor summer sports camps for youth (age 7-12) each week through Aug. 10. Camps run 9 am-4 pm (early drop off and late pick-up available) and include all indoor sports, including swimming, basketball, wiffle ball, dodge ball, soccer, kickball, volleyball and more. Cost is $109/week for members, non-members also welcome). All camps are held at Healthplex, 5880 Rand Blvd., Sarasota (approximately ½ mile west of I-75 off Clark Road). Call (941) 917-7000 for information.

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Perfect Prescription for Weight Loss
If you're having difficulty getting your weight under control, Sarasota Memorial offers a number of programs – from nutrition counseling to weight loss surgery – to suit diverse schedules, budgets and needs. Call (941) 917-7777 to find a program that's right for you.

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Community Health Calendar
Upcoming events, classes, support groups. Register online or call
(941) 917-7777

  • » Caregiver Connection: 2nd Wednesday of the month. Information: (941) 917-4156
  • » Childbirth Education (free and fee-based classes); Mommies & Babies Get-Together - Every Wednesday. Information: (941) 917-1700
  • » Diabetes Education: 1st Monday of the month. Information: (941) 917-7468
  • » FREE Memory Screenings: (941) 917-7197
  • » FREE Mental Health Assessments: (941) 917-7760
  • » Living Well With Heart Failure: (941) 917-2114
  • » Men to Men Prostate Cancer Support Group: 4th Monday of the month. Information: (941) 822-0952
  • » MS Friends of Hope: 3rd Thursday of the month. Information: (941) 917-7777
  • » Stroke Support: 2nd Wednesday of the month. Information: (941) 917-7048
  • » Parkinson Support: Sarasota - every 3rd Wednesday; Venice - every 4th Thursday; North Port - every 2nd Wednesday; Manatee - every 1st Wednesday. Information: (941) 917-4156
  • » Breast Feeding Support: Every Tuesday. Information: (941) 917-1700


 

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