Monday, September 22, 2008

Promoting Health in Fauquier

Here's a calendar of events for Fauquier Hospital. Lots of "healthy" events here.

Saturday, October 4
Nannette’s Walk, benefiting breast cancer awareness.
When: 9:00 a.m. for 2-mile walk
Where: Starting at the Middleburg Fitness Club
Registration required? Yes
Details: Percentage of proceeds benefit Fauquier Hospital
Call for info: 703.447.2302

Diabetes Product Fair
When: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Health’s L.I.F.E. Center
Registration required? Yes
Details: Vendors and pharmaceutical representatives will have information on products. “Ask the Educator” booth will be offered, as well.
Call for info: Aren Dodge, 540.316.2652

Health Education
When: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Registration required: Yes (space is limited)
Cost: $12 for those who are not members of the L.I.F.E. Center
Details: The topic is “Weight Loss.”
Call for info: 540.316.2640

Wednesday, October 8
Planetree Quilting Bee meeting (New quilters welcome)
When: 4:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Hospital Resource Center
Call for info: Terry Pfautz, 540.316-5000, ext. 1480

Free blood pressure screening
When: Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Call for info: 540.316.2640

Friday, October 10
Health Education
When: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Registration required: Yes (space is limited)
Cost: $12 for those who are not members of the L.I.F.E. Center
Details: The topic is “Work Out Smarter, Not Harder – Tricks of the Exercise Trade.”
Call for info: 540.316.2640

Saturday, October 11
Free advance directives seminar
When: 10 a.m. to noon
Where: Meet at the information desk of Fauquier Hospital
Registration required? Yes
Call for info: 540.316.3588

First Aid, infant and child CPR class
When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore rooms
Cost: $60
Registration required? Yes
Details: The class includes infant and child CPR and will prepare participants to respond to children up to age 8 or up to 55 pounds.
Call for info: 540.316.3588

Thursday, October 16
Women and Fibromyalgia lecture with Dr. Mehra
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore rooms
Registration required? Yes
Call for info: 540.316.3588

Health Education
When: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Cost: $12 for those who are not members of the L.I.F.E. Center
Registration required: Yes (space is limited)
Details: The topic is “Weight Loss.”
Call for info: 540.316.2640

Saturday, October 18
Walk for Diabetes
When: Registration starts 9:00 a.m.; event begins 10:30 a.m.
Where: Micron Technologies, Manassas
Registration required? Yes
Details: Fauquier Health is putting together a team to participate in the Prince William Step Out: Walk for Diabetes, a 3.1 mile walk and fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association.
Call for info: Aren Dodge, team captain at 540.316.2652; call 1.888.DIABETES or go to diabetes.org/stepout to join the team or donate

Wednesday, October 22
Planetree Quilting Bee meeting (New quilters welcome)
When: 4:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Hospital Resource Center
Call for info: Terry Pfautz, 540.316.5000, ext. 1480

Wednesday, October 22
Massage for Couples, Level I
When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Cost: $45 per couple
Registration required? Yes
Details: Therapeutic massage for couples, taught by Heidi Leavell. Couples should bring two pillows and a sheet and wear comfortable clothing. Ladies should bring a bathing suit or a halter top. Level I is for couples with no massage experience.
Call for info: 540.316.3588

Wednesday, October 29
Conversations in Ethics
When: 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore rooms
Details: The topic will be on palliative care. The speaker is the medical director from Capitol Hospice.
Call for info: Paula Black, social worker, 540.316.5000, ext. 2488

Thursday, October 30
Classes for Caregivers
When: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Session I is 1:00 to 2:00, on general caregiving skills; Session II is 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., on home safety; Session III is 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., on community resources; Session IV is 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., on caring for the caregiver)
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore rooms
Registration required? Yes
Details: Experts speak on the problems caregivers face. Information on local resources will be available. Attendees may attend as many sessions as they wish. Offered by Fauquier Health in conjunction with Aging Together.
Call for info: 540.316.3588

Health Education
When: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Cost: $12 for those who are not members of the L.I.F.E. Center
Registration required: Yes (space is limited)
Details: The topic “Work Out Smarter, Not Harder – Tricks of the Exercise Trade.”
Call for info: 540.316.2640

Tuesday, November 4
Health Education
When: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Cost: $12 for those who are not members of the L.I.F.E. Center
Registration required: Yes (space is limited)
Details: The topic is “Holiday Eating.”
Call for info: 540.316.2640

Thursday, November 6
New-Driver Control Clinic
When: Classroom segment will be held at 7:00 p.m. Behind-the-wheel part of the course will be held November 8 or 9, morning or afternoon.
Where: Classroom segment – Fauquier Hospital Sycamore rooms; behind-the-wheel – lower parking lots of Lord Fairfax Community College
Cost: $169
Details: Designed to give teen drivers skills to handle the unexpected.
Call for info: 800.862.3277, or go to http://teendrivers.com/mdva.htm or call

Health Education
When: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Cost: $12 for those who are not members of the L.I.F.E. Center
Registration required: Yes (space is limited)
Details: The topic is “Holiday Eating.”
Call for info: 540.316.2640

Saturday, November 8
Free advance directives seminar
When: 10 a.m. to noon
Where: Meet at the information desk of Fauquier Hospital
Call for info: 540.316.3588 (Registration required)

First Aid, infant and child CPR class
When: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore rooms
Cost: $60
Registration required? Yes
Details: The class includes infant and child CPR and will prepare participants to respond to children up to age 8 or up to 55 pounds.
Call for info: 540.316.3588

Monday, November 10
Health Education
When: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Cost: $12 for those who are not members of the L.I.F.E. Center
Registration required: Yes (space is limited)
Details: The topic is “What’s Next? Taking Your Exercise to the Next Level.”
Call for info: 540.316.2640

Wednesday, November 12
Free blood pressure screening
When: Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Call for info: 540.316.2640

Thursday, November 13
Diabetes Support Group
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Will meet in Fauquier Hospital Sycamore rooms for talk on “Diabetes and You.”
Details: Deepak Kashyap, M.D., of Fauquier Health Endocrinology will speak to attendees about diabetes prevention and treatment.
Call for info: Aren Dodge, 540.316.2640

Diabetes and You
When: 7:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore rooms
Details: Deepak Kashyap, M.D., of Fauquier Health Endocrinology will speak to attendees about diabetes prevention and treatment.
Call for info: 540.316.3588

Health Education
When: 4:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Cost: $12 for those who are not members of the L.I.F.E. Center
Registration required: Yes (space is limited)
Details: The topic is “What’s Next? Taking Your Exercise to the Next Level.”
Call for info: 540.316.2640

Wednesday, November 19
Massage for Couples, Level II
When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Cost: $45 per couple
Registration required? Yes
Details: Therapeutic massage for couples, taught by Heidi Leavell. Couples should bring two pillows and a sheet and wear comfortable clothing. Ladies should bring a bathing suit or a halter top. Level II is for couples with some experience.
Call for info: 540.316.3588

Thursday, November 20
Free Joint Replacement seminar
When: 6:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Hospital Sycamore rooms
Registration required? Yes
Details: Dr. David Snyder will discuss every aspect of joint replacement, from initial consultation to rehabilitation, as well as non-surgical alternatives.
Call for info: 540.316.3588

Ongoing
Vascular screening
When: Wednesdays (Call for appointment)
Where: Fauquier Hospital Vascular Lab
Cost: $50 each; $125 for all three tests
Registration required? Yes
Call for info: 540.316.5800

Cholesterol screening
When: Monday to Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Fauquier Health L.I.F.E. Center
Cost: $26
Registration required? Yes
Call for info: 540.316.2640

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