The Silent T: Osteoporosis - Silence is NOT Bliss
Join us for a fun, educational day of learning about bone health from the experts. The workshop will feature experts in medicine, nursing, physical therapy and nutrition to provide practical information and local resources to help you. We will practice stretches and exercises, talk about T scores, learn how to prevent falls and fractures and enjoy a calcium-rich lunch!
Don’t wait for a fracture. Know if you are at risk.
Thursday, May 9, 2019, 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
$10 – Registration deadline May 6
February 7, 2019 – How’s Your Social Health? Facts, Risks and Innovations
Social connections are now considered good medicine. Too much time alone is now recognized as a health risk as serious as smoking! Come learn about our modern world, how to prevent fraud & dating scams, the difference between being alone and lonely, and the role of technology in causing or solving isolation issues.
June 20, 2018 – Kick Pain in the Kitchen, as well as the Medicine Cabinet
We will be hosting a workshop to address dietary issues relevant to arthritis. Food, combined with medication therapies and motivation to participate in appropriate exercise habits, are key elements of arthritis management. Arthritis affects 54 million Americans and disproportionately affects women: 26% versus 18% of men. Some foods increase inflammation in joints. Many remedies are helpful, some a waste of money. Stiffness, pain and balance can be improved with some simple activities.
February 15, 2018 – A New Look at Aging
This workshop will explore the differences between medical well-being and total well-being. The workshop will include lunch, a resource panel and a variety of speakers. Keynote Speaker: Debra Tyler-Horton, the State Director for AARP Georgia. Debra is responsible for setting strategic direction for AARP in the Peach State and leading a team and over 400 volunteers to help fulfill the AARP mission of “embracing the Georgia quality of life for all as we age.”
January 26, 2018 – Human Trafficking Meets Healthcare: An Opportunity for Intervention
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This is a 2-hour presentation for health professionals. Lunch included with a presentation and a Q&A session by a human trafficking survivor.