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Healthy Life Series Continues In February At Phelps Hospital
Story Number is : 021618105
Phelps Hospital

SLEEPY HOLLOW, New York – Phelps Hospital’s Healthy Life series offers the community a wide range of programs on health-related subjects as well as numerous health screenings and support groups. All events are free and take place on the Phelps campus, 701 N. Broadway in Sleepy Hollow unless otherwise noted. The Phelps Healthy Life Calendar for February follows:

Thursday, February 1 - Go Red for Woman: Celebrating Women Come celebrate women's health and wellness at this free two-hour event. The evening begins with a reception with hor d'oeuvres at 5:30 pm, followed by three 30 minute presentations focusing on different aspects of women's health and well-being. Topics include getting better sleep, heart health and understanding the numbers of health. At The James House on the Phelps campus. For more information visit Call 914-366-3937 to register.

Wednesday, February 7 - Mind Games is a fun way for seniors to help stimulate their minds and improve cognitive functioning (memory, visual recall, problem solving, focus and speed, and spatial reasoning) by playing group games, from 2:00 - 3:30 pm. Phelps Hospital, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, in the Boardroom. Park behind the hospital and enter through the Auditorium entrance. Then take the elevator down to the C-Level and turn left when you exit. Call 914-366-3937 to register.

Thursday, February 8 - The Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club, designed especially for seniors, includes a free breakfast, a presentation on a healthy lifestyle topic and a light exercise program. The group meets monthly except for August and December. The group meets from 8:30-10:30 am, in the Cafeteria (G Level) at Phelps Hospital, 701 North Broadway in Sleepy Hollow. Call 914-366-3937 to register.
Thursday, February 8 - Osteoporosis Support and Education A free monthly group program for individuals with osteoporosis, providing education on nutrition, exercise (weight-bearing, strengthening and balance) and activities of daily living. The sessions are held from 10:45 – 11:30am, the second Thursday of the month in the Boardroom (C Level) at Phelps Hospital, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. Call 914-366-2270 to register.

Friday, February 9 - Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group Caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease doesn’t mean you have to go it alone. Join us and receive the emotional, educational and social support needed to successfully care for someone with dementia. Sponsored by Phelps, The Alzheimer’s Association and the Visiting Nurse Association of the Hudson Valley, at Phelps Hospital, 755 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, Room 545 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Call 914-366-3937 for more information or to register.

Tuesday, February 13 - Better Breathers Club A free, monthly interactive support group for people with breathing disorders or pulmonary fibrosis sponsored by Phelps, the American Lung Association, and the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation. Participants who use oxygen may switch to the hospital’s supply during the meeting. Light refreshments will be served. Reservations are required. Phelps Hospital, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow from 12:00 - 1:00 pm in the Pulmonary Lab. Call 914-366-3712 to register.

Tuesday, February 13 & 27 Holistic Pain Support Program A bi-monthly education and support group for people suffering from chronic pain. Support services include exercise, nutritional guidance, psychological support and complementary medicine practices. Phelps Hospital, 755 Building, 4th floor, Family Medicine Residency Conference Room at 12:00 pm. Call 914-366-3937 to register.

Tuesday, February 20 - Senior Steps offers health screenings for seniors on the third Tuesday of the month from 10:00 - 11:30 am. At Phelps Hospital, 701 North Broadway, Sleepy Hollow. For more information, call 914-366-3937.

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