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Classes & Events: Healthy Living Club/Community Education Programs
Education and Finance Center
The following are located in the Education and Finance Center on Eighth Avenue — Trzeciak Conference Suite and Oak Room.
UPMC Altoona Campus
The 3F Conference Room is in Behavioral Health Services; the Allegheny and Bedford rooms and the Rotunda are on the sixth floor of the Outpatient Center. Dining Room B is adjacent to the main cafeteria in Tower 4.

An asterisk (*) denotes an evening program.

For more information on HLC programs, see our Healthy Living Magazine. Programs are open to all adult age groups unless otherwise specified.

Note: If registering by e-mail, please include the name of the program you wish to attend, along with your full name, phone number and mailing address.

OCTOBER 2016

ACTIVITY

TIME & DATE

LOCATION

INFORMATION

REGISTER

Healthy Steps In Motion Exercise Classes (HSIM)

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:15 a.m. or 10 a.m.

Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, 231 Howard Ave., Altoona

No fee. Registration required. Ages 55 and older. Improve your strength, flexibility, and balance, and start toning up with Healthy Steps in Motion!

Call 889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665.
hlc@upmc.edu

Seniors for Safe Driving

Four-hour refresher course for anyone who has taken the eight-hour course: Saturday, Oct. 8, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

Rotunda, 6th floor, Outpatient Center, at the hospital

This classroom course covers age-related physical changes, perceptual skills, rules of the road, and more. All automobile insurance companies in Pennsylvania provide a premium discount to graduates age 55 and older. Fee: $16.

Call 1.800.599.4880or log on to www.sfsd-pa.com

Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Vascular Institute, 3rd floor, Outpatient Center at UMPC Altoona

No fee. Registration required. Check for PAD with an ABI (ankle-brachial index) screen, a painless process in which blood pressure is measured in legs and arms to determine blood flow. Please be prepared to remove shoes and socks.

Call 889-2005 or 1-877-855-8152 to schedule your appointment.

Saving Lives: One Mammogram at a Time

Thursday, Oct. 13, Light Dinner: 6p.m. Program: 6:30 p.m.

Rotunda, 6th floor, Outpatient Center at UMPC Altoona

No fee. Registration required. Join Lauren Deur, MD as she discusses the importance or screenings and deciding what’s right for you.

Call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665 or online at UMPC.asapconnected.com

Child Safety Seat Installation Checkup Station

Friday, Oct. 14, 9:30 to 11 am

Hospital parking garage, blue level. Look for the Safe Kids van.

Find out if your child’s safety seat is installed properly. Your child’s life may depend on it. No fee. By appointment only.

Call Safe Kids Blair County at 889-7802.
hlc@upmc.edu

Osteoporosis Screening: Free Heel Scans

Friday, Oct,14, 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Station Medical Center, Imaging Services department.

Find out if you are at risk for osteoporosis. For men and women. By appointment only. No fee.

Call 889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665.
hlc@upmc.edu

Healthy Breast Care for Women

Friday, Oct., 14 Lunch at 1 p.m. Program 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Altoona Alliance Church, 3220 Pleasant Valley Blvd. (former Value City Bldg. next to Planet Fitness).

Join Christy Servello, a Pa-C with Dianna Craig,MD and UPMC Altoona Breast Care Center, as she discusses self breast exams, mammography guidelines, and when to see your doctor with concerns. Ample time for questions.

No fee. Registration required. Call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665.
UMPC.asapconnected.com

Healing from Abuse

Monday, Oct. 17, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (includes refreshment break)

Station Medical Center Conference Room (enter the K-4 entrance, left of Fresenius Dialysis Center)

Donation of $10 requested in support of Day One of Altoona, nonprofit, faith-based counseling sevice. Discuss various forms & sources of abuse & how to overcome effects.

Registration required. Call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665 or online at UMPC.asapconnected.com

Don’t Put It on the Table Until You Read the Label: Giant Eagle Store Tours

Wednesday,Oct,19, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Giant Eagle, Logan Towne Centre, Altoona

No fee. Registration required. Tour size limited and open to those who have not taken the tour in the past. Please meet Randy in the produce section (right inside the door).

Registration required. Call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665 or online at UMPC.asapconnected.com

Caregivers’ Conference

Friday, Oct. 21 Registration: 11 to 11:30 a.m. Program: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (lunch included)

Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital

No fee; registration required; This fall’s conference will address the “three D’s”- dementia, depression, and delirium. Come and enjoy conversation with other caregivers who share many of the issues you face.

Call 814-889-2630 or online at ginblaircounty.us/caregivers/

Yoga

Six-week series: Tuesdays, Oct. 11 through Nov. 15

Rotunda, 6th floor, Outpatient Center at UMPC Altoona

Fee: $30. Yoga mat is needed.

Class limited to 30. Call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665.


NOVEMBER 2016

ACTIVITY

TIME & DATE

LOCATION

INFORMATION

REGISTER

Healthy Steps In Motion Exercise Classes (HSIM)

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:15 a.m. or 10 a.m.

Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, 231 Howard Ave., Altoona

No fee. Registration required. Ages 55 and older.

Call 889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665.
hlc@upmc.edu

Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening

Tuesday, Nov, 8, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Vascular Institute, 3rd floor, Outpatient Center, at the hospital

No fee. Registration required. Check for PAD with an ABI (ankle-brachial index) screen, a painless process in which blood pressure is measured in legs and arms to determine blood flow. Please be prepared to remove shoes and socks.

Call 889-2091 or 1-877-855-8152 to schedule your appointment.

Get Your Medicare Checkup

Tuesday, Nov, 8 Lunch: 11 a.m. Program: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Altoona Alliance Church, 3220 Pleasant Valley Bvld. ( next to Planet Fitness in the former Value City building)

Presented by Rev. David Hammerle of UPMC Altoona’s Pastoral Care Department, this program is designed to help caregivers care for themselves while caring for a family member who is dealing with a terminal illness. Concepts will help patient and caregiver during the caring process and also help the caregiver with the grieving process after the patient has passed. Offers 0.2 CEUs.

No fee; Registration required. Call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665. Or online at UMPC.asapconnected.com

Knee and Shoulder Pain

Thursday, Nov. 10 Light Dinner: 6p.m. Program: 6:30 p.m.

Rotunda, 6th floor, Outpatient Center at UMPC Altoona

No fee; registration required; class size limited to 45. Join David Junkin Jr., MD, Elite Orthopedics as he discusses the common causes of and treatments for knee and shoulder pain.

Call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665 or online at UMPC.asapconnected.com

Child Safety Seat Installation Checkup Station

Friday, Nov, 11, 9:30-11 a.m.

Hospital parking garage, blue level. Look for the Safe Kids van.

Find out if your child’s safety seat is installed properly. Your child’s life may depend on it. No fee. By appointment only.

Call Safe Kids Blair County at 889-7802.
hlc@upmc.edu

Osteoporosis Screening: Free Heel Scans

Friday,Nov. 11, 12:30-3 p.m.

Station Medical Center, Imaging Services department.

Find out if you are at risk for osteoporosis. For men and women. By appointment only. No fee.

Call 889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665.
hlc@upmc.edu

Seniors for Safe Driving

Four-hour refresher course for anyone who has taken the eight-hour course: Saturday, Nov. 12, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Rotunda, 6th floor, Outpatient Center, at the hospital

Fee: $16. Registration required.

Call 1-800-559-4880 or
log on to www.sfsd-pa.com

Diabetes Awareness Day

Saturday, Nov. 12, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Multipurpose Rooms 1 and 2, G building at UMPC Altoona

No fee; lunch provided; registration is required; Join us to learn more about managing diabetes and leading a healthy life. This fair will include speakers on managing diabetes, foot care for diabetes, and nutrition and diabetes and so much more.

Call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665; event size limited

Don't Put It on the Table Until You Read the Label: Giant Eagle Store Tours

Wednesday, Nov, 16, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Giant Eagle Grocery Store, Logan Towne Centre, Altoona

Wednesday, Nov, 16, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Call 889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665.
hlc@upmc.edu


DECEMBER 2016

ACTIVITY

TIME & DATE

LOCATION

INFORMATION

REGISTER

Healthy Steps In Motion Exercise Classes (HSIM)

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:15 a.m. or 10 a.m.

Abundant Life Assembly of God Church, 231 Howard Ave., Altoona

No fee. Registration required. Ages 55 and older.

Call 889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665.
hlc@upmc.edu

Deco Mesh Snowman

Friday, Dec. 2, 6:30 p.m. or Sunday, Dec. 4, 1:30 p.m.

Rotunda, 6th floor, Outpatient Center at UMPC Altoona

Join Sharon Rydbom, craft diva, as she guides us in making an adorable snowman. Materials needed: scissors, screwdriver (we will use the handle of it), glue gun and glue sticks(they will be provided), and wire cutters if you have them.

Call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665 or online at UMPC.asapconnected.com must register by Nov. 21

Coping with Holiday Grief

Mon. Dec. 5
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (including refreshment break)

Station Medical Center Conference Room (enter K-4 entrance, left of Fresenius Dialysis Center)

Donation of $10 requested but not required it will go toward support of Day One of Altoona, non-profit faith-0based counseling service. This annual program is designed to help grieving persons discover ways to cope during the holidays

Registration is required; this program is for adults only; call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665 or online at UMPC.asapconnected.com

Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening

Tuesday, Dec. 6 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Vascular Institute, 3rd floor, Outpatient Center, at the hospital

No fee. Registration required. Check for PAD with an ABI (ankle-brachial index) screen, a painless process in which blood pressure is measured in legs and arms to determine blood flow. Please be prepared to remove shoes and socks.

Call 889-2005 or 1-877-855-8152 to schedule your appointment.

Child Safety Seat Installation Checkup Station

Friday, Dec. 9, 9:30-11 a.m.

Hospital parking garage, blue level. Look for the Safe Kids van.

Find out if your child’s safety seat is installed properly. Your child’s life may depend on it. No fee. By appointment only.

Call Safe Kids Blair County at 889-7802.
hlc@upmc.edu

Diabetes Update

Friday, Dec. 9
Lunch: 11 a.m.
Program: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Altoona Alliance Church, 3220 Pleasant Valley Blvd. (next to Planet Fitness)

Join Haleh Haerian, MD, endocrinologist as she discusses signs, symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention of diabetes. Ample time for questions.

No fee; registration required; call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665 or online at UMPC.asapconnected.com

Osteoporosis Screening: Free Heel Scans

Friday, Dec. 9, 12:30-3 p.m.

Station Medical Center, Imaging Services department.

Find out if you are at risk for osteoporosis. For men and women. By appointment only. No fee.

Call 889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665.
hlc@upmc.edu

Seniors for Safe Driving

Four-hour refresher course for anyone who has taken the eight-hour course: Saturdays Dec. 10, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Rotunda, 6th floor, Outpatient Center, at the hospital

Fee: $16. Registration required. Regular class for anyone who has NOT taken the class in the past.

Call 1-800-559-4880 or
log on to www.sfsd-pa.com

Safe Sitter Class

Friday, Dec. 30
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Multipurpose Rooms 1 and 2, G building at UMPC Altoona

Fee $25; includes materials, snacks, and lunch; registration required; certified Safe instructors will prepare adolescents age 11 to 13 to babysit infants and young children in a safe, responsible, and competent manner. Participants will learn basic child care and first aid skills.

Call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665

Yoga

Four-week series: Tuesdays Nov. 29 through Dec. 20

Rotunda, 6th floor, Outpatient Center at UMPC Altoona

Fee: $30. Yoga mat is needed

Class limited to 30. Call 814-889-2630 or 1-888-313-4665


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