Susquehanna Health announces events
Susquehanna Health will hold the following events to provide health information and benefit the community in December:
Strength and tonight classes, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. today and Thursday - Two free weeks of strength and toning classes will be held in the Wellness Room of Divine Providence Hospital, 1100 Grampian Blvd. Taught by Angela Miele-Kaiser, the classes include instruction on hand-held weights, physio balls, exercise bands, yoga positions/techniques and more. For more information, contact Mike Ludwikowski at 320-7451 or firstname.lastname@example.org or call Miele-Kaiser at 447-0295.
Baby Cafe, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 19, Blue Program Room, James V. Brown Library. Moms can meet and talk to other moms about their pregnancy and after birth experiences while spending time out of the house. A board-certified lactation consultant facilitates the group. Exchange tips about breastfeeding, receive breastfeeding support and discuss parenting concerns. Mothers may bring babies. Free weight checks for baby and light refreshments are provided. Registration is not required, but provides an email reminder. For more information, call 321-2069 or visit SusquehannaHealth.org to register.
Flu shots, today, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., The LifeCenter, Lycoming Mall, Pennsdale. Susquehanna Health and the state Department of Health will provide flu vaccinations for a fee. Personal checks or money orders will be accepted as payment; cash and credit cards are not accepted. Appointments are not necessary. No one will be turned away due to inability to pay.
Stability ball exercise class, today, 6 to 7 p.m., Costello Center, John Wenner Building, Divine Providence Hospital, 1705 Warren Ave. Designed for time-pressed adults, stability ball users interested in freshening up their routine or individuals who have never engaged in much physical activity, this class teaches how stability balls are an excellent way to strengthen core muscles and work on multiple muscle groups at the same time. A therapist will teach a variety of exercises from basic to advanced. Participants are encouraged to bring a stability ball and wear sneakers and comfortable clothes. To register, call 877-883-4791.
Free hearing screening for adults, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, The LifeCenter, Lycoming Mall, Pennsdale - Provided in partnership with Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania by Susquehanna Health Clinical Audiologist Kimberly Dzikowski. Call 877-883-4791 to schedule an appointment.
Susquehanna Health's LifeCenter at Lycoming Mall will be closed Dec. 24 through Jan. 1 so volunteers can spend time with their families.
Blood drive scheduled
A blood drive will be held noon to 6 p.m. Monday at the Woodward Township Volunteer Fire Co.
For more information, call James G. Arvin, of the American Red Cross, at 398-4449.
Expectant Parents to meet
WELLSBORO - A free Expectant Parents class titled "Coping with Parenthood: What to Expect After Baby's Birth" will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 18 in the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital board room.
Expectant parents will learn about what to expect after baby's birth, including how to cope with parenthood challenges and changes.
Participants may join at any time.
For more information, call 723-0375.