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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.
Altoona Hospital 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 2014

ACTIVITY

TIME & DATE

LOCATION

INFORMATION

REGISTER

The Benefits of Palliative Care for You and Your Family

Friday, Oct. 17. Lunch at 11 a.m. followed by program at 11:30 a.m.

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

Join Jacqulin Fabina, DO, of Altoona Family Physicians, a palliative care fellow at UPMC Altoona, who will explain the difference between hospice and palliative care and the benefits that palliative care can offer in a wide array of health concerns. No fee. Registration required.

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

Child Safety Seat Installation Checkup Station

Friday, Oct. 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

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

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Giant Eagle Grocery Store, 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).

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

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

Osteoporosis Screening: Free Heel Scans

Friday, Oct. 10, 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

Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

No fee. Registration required. John Madey will check for PAD with an ABI screen. Please be prepared to remove shoes and socks.

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

Seniors for Safe Driving

Four-hour refresher course for anyone who has taken the eight-hour course: Saturday, Oct. 11, 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

*Vascular Disease: What You Need to Know

Thursday, Oct. 30. Light dinner at 6 p.m. followed by program at 6:30 p.m.

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

Vascular disease is any condition that affects your circulatory system. This ranges from diseases of your arteries, veins, and lymph system, to blood disorders that affect your circulation. Join Arthur DeMarsico, DO, UPMC Altoona Hearth and Vascular Institute, as he discusses current diagnosis and treatment of these conditions

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

*Yoga

Six-week series. Tuesdays, Oct. 7 – Nov. 11, 5:30-6:40 p.m.

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

Fee $30. Class limited to 30. Registration required. Yoga mat is needed. Gail Murphy, registered instructor in Hatha yoga, leads this program

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


NOVEMBER 2014

ACTIVITY

TIME & DATE

LOCATION

INFORMATION

REGISTER

Child Safety Seat Installation Checkup Station

Friday, Nov. 14, 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@altoonaregional.org

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

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Giant Eagle Grocery Store, 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).

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

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

Minimally Invasive Thyroid Surgery

Tuesday, Nov. 18. Lunch at 11 a.m. Program 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

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

Join Elliott Bilofsky, DO, the new director of UPMC Altoona Ear, Nose, and Throat, as he discusses minimally invasive thyroid surgery and the effects the thyroid can have on your body. Dr. Bilofsky will address the signs and symptoms of thyroid disease and lifestyle changes to maintain a healthy balance. No fee. Registration required.

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

Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening

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

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

No fee. Registration required. John Madey will check for PAD with an ABI screen. Please be prepared to remove shoes and socks.

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

Osteoporosis Screening: Free Heel Scans

Friday, Nov. 14, 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

Saturday, Nov. 8, 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m. (must attend both morning and afternoon sessions).

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

*Yoga

Four-week series. Tues. Nov. 25-Dec. 16, 5:30-6:40 p.m.

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

Fee $20. Class limited to 30. Registration required. Yoga mat is needed. Gail Murphy, registered instructor in Hatha yoga, leads this program

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


DECEMBER 2014

ACTIVITY

TIME & DATE

LOCATION

INFORMATION

REGISTER

*Coping With Loss and Grief During the Holidays

Monday, Dec. 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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

Donation of $10 is requested but not required. This donation will go toward the support of Day One of Altoona, a nonprofit, faith-based counseling service. Registration required. This program is for adults only. CEUs offered: 0.2.

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

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

Osteoporosis Screening: Free Heel Scans

Friday, Dec. 12, 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

Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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

No fee. Registration required. John Madey will check for PAD with an ABI screen. Please be prepared to remove shoes and socks.

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

Safe Sitter Class

Monday, Dec. 29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Multipurpose Rooms 1 and 2, G Building at the hospital.

Certified Safe Sitter instructors will prepare adolescents ages 11 to 13 to baby-sit infants and young children in a safe, responsible, and competent manner. Participants will learn basic child care and first-aid skills, keeping a house secure, how to prevent accidents and recognize common signs of illness, and how to rescue a choking child or infant. Fee $25, includes materials, snacks, and lunch. Registration required.

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, Dec. 13, 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

What’s New in Joint Replacement Surgery?

Friday, Dec. 5. Lunch at 11 a.m. Program 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

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

Join Adrian Clayton, DO, fellowship-trained adult joint reconstruction surgeon with UPMC Altoona’s Elite Orthopedics. Dr. Clayton will discuss hip, knee, and shoulder replacement surgery, as well as minimally invasive techniques and other advancements in joint replacement and revision. No fee. Registration required.

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

Wooden Snowman Decoration

Friday, Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m. OR Sunday, Dec. 7, 1:30 p.m.

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

Join Sharon Rydbom, our own craft diva, as she guides us in making this adorable door or wall decoration to accent your home for the winter. Materials needed: old toothbrush, three Styrofoam plates, six paper towels, small craft paint brushes (if you have them). Fee: $17

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


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