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Classes, Events & Screenings

October 20, 2014

New Trends in Arthritis and Joint Replacement

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Beechwood Hotel
363 Plantation St.
Worcester, MA 01605

Learn about the various forms and effects of arthritis and the progression to joint replacement.  

Registration:

To register or for more information, call 888.358.6277 visit umassmemorial.org/healthseminars.

Directions to the Beechwood Hotel.

October 21, 2014

Prepared Childbirth

6:00pm to 8:30pm
UMass Memorial Medical Center, Levine Ambulatory Care Center, Levine Conference Room
33 Kendall Street
Worcester, MA 01605

UMass Memorial Medical Center partners with New England Prenatal and Family Education to offer comprehensive childbirth classes to expecting women, new moms, their families and support persons. Register online at www.newenglandprenatalfamilyed.com or call 1-855-366-5221.

October 21, 2014

Breakthrough Treatment for Shoulder Pain

6:30pm to 8:00pm
Boroughs YMCA
4 Valente Dr
Westborough, MA 01581
Orthopedic shoulder specialist, Mark Price, MD, discusses shoulder pain, as well as surgical and nonsurgical treatment options.
Registration:

To register or for more information, call 888.358.6277 visit umassmemorial.org/healthseminars.

Directions to the YMCA Boroughs Branch. 

Be Mentally Well: Addressing the Challenge of Obesity

6:30pm to 8:30pm
UMass Memorial Medical Center – University Campus
Amphitheater 1
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

The Department of Psychiatry presents “Addressing the Challenge of Obesity - Bariatric Surgery, Behavioral Health and Food Addiction: Treatment Challenges and Strategies.” This program is part of the Be Mentally Well Lecture Series.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer. Obesity and obesity-related conditions is common among persons with mental illness. This program will provide a forum to discuss what people need to know about managing obesity and being overweight, as well as strategies to address obesity, such as lifestyle changes, bariatric surgery, and food addiction treatment. Attendees will also hear a personal journey with obesity, bariatric surgery and food addiction. 

Read the flier for more information or register by calling 508-856-8636 or emailing psychiatrycommunications@umassmed.edu.

October 23, 2014

Baby Massage

11:30am to 1:30pm
UMass Memorial Medical Center, Levine Ambulatory Care Center, Levine Conference Room
33 Kendall Street
Worcester, MA 01605

UMass Memorial Medical Center partners with New England Prenatal and Family Education to offer comprehensive childbirth classes to expecting women, new moms, their families and support persons. Register online at www.newenglandprenatalfamilyed.com or call 1-855-366-5221.

October 23, 2014

Newborn Care

6:00pm to 8:30pm
UMass Memorial Medical Center, Levine Ambulatory Care Center, Levine Conference Room
33 Kendall Street
Worcester, MA 01605

UMass Memorial Medical Center partners with New England Prenatal and Family Education to offer comprehensive childbirth classes to expecting women, new moms, their families and support persons. Register online at www.newenglandprenatalfamilyed.com or call 1-855-366-5221.

Women's Health Fair

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Tri River Family Health Center
281 East Hartford Avenue
Uxbridge, MA

Take charge of your health at Tri River Family Health Center’s free Women’s Health Fair. Clinicians from UMass Memorial Medical Center and Tri River will exhibit and offer information about important health issues facing women today. Topics include: Diabetes education and nutrition, heart health, gynecology, colon health, smoking cessation, vaccines, breast health, dermatology and more.

Join us for light refreshments, raffles and a door prize. Registration is not required. Questions: Call 508-278-5573.

October 23, 2014

Exercise and Heart Disease: You Can Do It!

6:30pm to 8:00pm
YMCA Boroughs Branch
4 Valente Dr
Westborough, MA 01581

When you've been diagnosed with heart disease or have had heart surgery or a heart attack, exercise becomes an important part of keeping your condition under control and keeping you healthy. Learn about the various options for exercise if you have heart problems and hear from our experts about the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. 

Registration:

To register or for more information, call 888.358.6277 visit umassmemorial.org/healthseminars.

Directions to the YMCA Boroughs Branch. 

October 25, 2014

Prepared Childbirth

9:30am to 3:00pm
UMass Memorial Medical Center, Levine Ambulatory Care Center, Levine Conference Room
33 Kendall Street
Worcester, MA 01605

UMass Memorial Medical Center partners with New England Prenatal and Family Education to offer comprehensive childbirth classes to expecting women, new moms, their families and support persons. Register online at www.newenglandprenatalfamilyed.com or call 1-855-366-5221.

October 28, 2014

Breastfeeding

6:00pm to 8:30pm
UMass Memorial Medical Center, Levine Ambulatory Care Center, Levine Conference Room
33 Kendall Street
Worcester, MA 01605

UMass Memorial Medical Center partners with New England Prenatal and Family Education to offer comprehensive childbirth classes to expecting women, new moms, their families and support persons. Register online at www.newenglandprenatalfamilyed.com or call 1-855-366-5221.

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