Seats still available for St. Elizabeth programs

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

The Community Education Department of St. Elizabeth Hospital is offering a number of presentations in Aug.. Seats are still available for the following events:

Aug. Community Education

Wednesday, Aug. 28

Healthy Hearts

Topic: Medication Management

Speaker: Paul Garrett, MD, FACC, cardiologist, Louisiana Cardiology Associates

Medications are frequently needed in order to achieve good blood pressure control and cholesterol management. Join Paul Garrett, MD, FACC, cardiologist, Louisiana Cardiology Associates, to learn more about medications used to control risk factors for heart disease.

In addition, a St. Elizabeth Hospital pharmacist will be available to assist you in making a current medication list if desired.

11:30-1 p.m.

St. Elizabeth Hospital

Sr. Linda Conference Room

FREE (low fat, low sodium lunch included)

Registration Required.

Thursday, Aug. 29

Alzheimer’s Lunch and Learn

Topic: Activities Can Enhance Quality of Life

Speaker: Dana Territo, QDCP, Director of Services, Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area

Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area and St. Elizabeth Hospital invite you to join Dana Territo, QDCP, Director of Services, Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area, to learn about activities that can enhance your loved one’s quality of life. You will learn about the Recollection Collection made available through Alzheimer’s Services.

Noon-1 p.m.

St. Elizabeth Hospital

Sr. Linda Conference Room

FREE. Light lunch provided.

Pre-Registration required.

Saturday, Aug. 31

Growing Up: Girls

A Class for Preteen Girls

Help your daughter understand the physical and emotional changes she will experience as she goes through puberty. Join us for a matter-of-fact and reassuring discussion on this normal part of growing up. Designed for girls ages 9-11and their moms.

9-10:30 a.m.

St. Elizabeth Hospital

Sr. Vernola Conference Room

FEE: $15

Pre-Registration Required Deborah Cray

Community Education, Administrative Assistant

(225) 621-2906

(225) 621-2934 fax

deborah.cray@steh.com

www.steh.com