Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Diabetes Support Group Meets May 11



The Fauquier Health Wellness Center (Suite 200 at 419 Holiday Court in Warrenton) will host a Diabetes Support Group from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 11.


Diabetes educator and registered dietitian Beth Potter will offer a workshop on the seven self-care behaviors suggested by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. The seven recommendations are: healthy eating, being active, monitoring blood sugar, taking medication, problem solving, healthy coping and reducing risks.

The workshop-type setting will allow for sharing questions as well as productive discussion among the attendees.



Call 540-316-2644 to reserve a space in the free workshop.

Calender of Events at Fauquier Health for May



Monday, May 1
Look Good…Feel Better
Where: Fauquier Hospital Chestnut Room
When: 10 a.m.
Details: For women dealing with the effects of cancer treatment
Register: Christina Ballard at 240-994-2863

Breastfeeding Support Group
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Details: Meets every Monday
Register: 540-316-3588

Mondays, May 1, 8, 15 and 22
Your Childbirth Experience
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 7 to 9 p.m.
Details: 4 sessions; May 1, 8, 15 and 22
Cost: $120 per couple
Register: 540-316-3588

Tuesday, May 2
Breastfeeding Made Simple
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $25
Register: 540-316-3588

Wednesday, May 3   
Stroke Support Group
Where: Fauquier Health Chestnut Room
When: 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 4
Families Overcoming Drug Addiction (F.O.D.A.)
Where: Fauquier Health Sycamore Room
When: 6:30 p.m.
Details: Support group meets first and third Thursday of the month
Information: Call Caroline Folker at 540-316-9221 or email MyFODAfamily@gmail.com.

Monday, May 8
CREW (Cancer Resource, Education and Wellness)
Where: Fauquier Health Chestnut Room
When: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Register: Call Richard Shrout at 540-316-CARE (2273)

Monday and Tuesday, May 8 and 9
Motor Vehicle Safety: AARP Smart Driver Program
Where: Fauquier Health Sycamore Room
When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days
Cost: $15 AARP members and $20 for non-members.
Register: 540-316-3588

Thursday, May 11
Community Lecture
Where: Fauquier Health Sycamore Room
When: 12 noon
Details: “Osteopathic Manipulation Therapy,” with Seokhan Kyle Song, D.O.
Register: 540-316-3588

Diabetes Support Group
Where: Fauquier Health Wellness Center
When: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Details: Certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian Beth Potter will offer a workshop on the seven self-care behaviors suggested by the American Association of Diabetes Educators.

Saturday, May 13
Safe Sitter Babysitter Training
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore Room
When: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $60
Register: 540-316-3588

Junior Chef Program
Where: Fauquier Hospital Bistro on the Hill restaurant
When: 9 a.m. to 12 noon
Cost: $45
Register: 540-316-3588

Monday, May 15
Bereavement Support Group
Where: Fauquier Hospital Chestnut Room
When: 1 p.m.
Register: Contact Roxanne Woodward at 703-957-1800

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Support Group
Where: Fauquier Health Sycamore Room
When: 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Register: Kathy Weigel at 540-347-9104

Tuesday, May 16
Community Senior Resource Fair
Where: Fauquier Health Sycamore Room
When: 12 noon to 4 p.m.
Register: Rebecca Wolfrey at 540-316-2482

Thursday, May 18
Baby Care Essentials
Where: Fauquier Hospital Family Birthing Center
When: 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $25 per person
Register: 540-316-3588

Families Overcoming Drug Addiction (F.O.D.A.)
Where: Fauquier Health Sycamore Room
When: 6:30 p.m.
Details: Support group meets first and third Thursday of the month
Information: Call Caroline Folker at 540-316-9221 or email MyFODAfamily@gmail.com.

Saturday, May 20
First Aid/CPR/AED (Adult/ Infant and Child)
American Heart Association
Where: Fauquier Health Medical Office Building
When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $85
Register: 540-316-3588

Wednesday, May 24
Alzheimer’s and Dementia-Related Illness Support Group
Where: The Villa at Suffield Meadows
When: 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Register: 540-316-3800

Friday, May 26
Massage for Couples
Where: Fauquier Health Wellness Center
When: 6 to 8 p.m.
Cost: $55 per couple
Register: 540-316-2640

Friday, April 21, 2017

Fauquier Hospital Hosts Family Health Fair


Dr. Kyle Song of Fauquier Health Family Practice at Bealeton teaches about the importance of handwashing. Handwashing demonstrations will be offered at the Family Health Fair on April 29 at Fauquier Hospital.

Fauquier Health will offer health screenings and informational opportunities at the Family Health Fair on Saturday, April 29, at Fauquier Hospital. Visitors are invited to stop by between 9 a.m. and 12 noon. All screenings are free.

Free Screenings
  • Blood pressure and pulse checks
  • BMI evaluation
  • Bone density evaluation
  • Cholesterol screening
  • Height and weight checks
  • Balance assessment
  • Flexibility screening
  • Prostate-specific antigen (PSA)

Activities for the whole family
  • Healthy cooking demonstrations
  • Fitness demonstrations
  • CPR demonstrations
  • Handwashing demonstrations
  • Free chair massages
  • Get your questions answered by healthcare professionals and learn about health resources in the community
  • Fun activities for kids, including face painting
  • Tours of the AirCare Emergency Transport helicopter
    Visitors can come to the main entrance of the hospital or the Bistro entrance. Demonstrations and activities will take place in and around the Bistro and in the hospital’s conference center on the first floor.