August 2013


HealthSquare August '13 Events
Take a moment to relax at Sarasota Memorial HealthSquare, located in the center of Westfield Sarasota Square. HealthSquare offers free screenings and health programs each month.

Upcoming:
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 9 am – HealthFit presentation: Hydration & Stamina
Wednesday, Aug. 14, 9 am – HealthFit presentation: Bones & Back
Thursday, Aug. 29, 1 pm – Hand Therapy: Managing Arthritis in Your Hands


For more information, browse our online calendar at smh.com, call (941) 302-4271 or email healthsquare@smh.com.

Back to Top


Ready-Set-Grow
Join Sarasota Memorial and more than 50 other kid-friendly community organizations for a free family health fair in Westfield Sarasota Square mall.

The free event – presented by the United Way and Early Learning Coalition of Sarasota County – will be held from 10 am to 1 pm Saturday, Aug. 10, and feature live entertainment, information on health, education & safety, fun literacy activities, free healthy snacks for kids, and much more.

Enter at the southwest corner of the mall between JCPenney & Yoder’s Marketplace.

Back to Top


Join TEAM SMH at Heart Walk
Join the SMH team at the Sarasota/Manatee 3K Heart Walk, 7:30 am Saturday, Sept. 21, Payne Park, 2050 Adams Lane, Sarasota.

SMH team shirts will be given to walkers who make a $25 donation to the American Heart Association Sarasota/Manatee Heart Walk.

For information, call (941) 917-2399 or click to join one of SMH departmental teams.

Back to Top


Spinal Cord Injury/Mobility Support Group
Sarasota Memorial is pleased to introduce a new spinal cord injury support & information group.

Starting Aug. 7, the group will meet the first Wednesday of each month, 6-7 pm in the Education Room at Sarasota Memorial’s Institute for Advanced Medicine, 5880 Rand Blvd., about a half mile west of I-75 off Clark Road.

For information, please call (941) 917-4156 or email: johnberkey56@gmail.com.

Back to Top


Breastfeeding Support Group
World Breastfeeding Week is Aug, 1-6. For help or support with breastfeeding challenges, join Sarasota Memorial’s free weekly support group facilitated by a Certified Lactation Consultant, 2-3:30 pm every Tuesday in the Waldemere Medical Plaza (second floor), 1921 Waldemere Street. No registration necessary.

Call (941) 917-1700 or visit smh.com for other childbirth preparation classes held each week.

Back to Top

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) 309-7473
  • » 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


 

Have you had an experience with Sarasota Memorial that you’d like to share with others?

Share Your Story

twitter facebook youtube foursquare instagram blogs google+ flickr delicious pinterest tumblr






This newsletter is produced by Sarasota Memorial's team of healthcare professionals. You are receiving Health e-clicks because you either have joined our mailing list or were referred by a friend. We will protect your privacy and will not share your email address with other organizations. Click here to view our patient privacy practices. If you wish to be taken off our mailing list, Unsubscribe here, call 941-917-7777 or write to: Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, 1700 South Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34239.