Emerson Hospital's 5k Run~Walk for Cancer
Register now for Emerson Hospital’s 5k Run ~ Walk for Cancer, and save $5. Advance registration is available through May 10th. Walk-in registrations the morning of the event are also welcome! The Run~Walk event will take place rain or shine on Saturday morning, May 18th at NARA Park in Acton.
This popular annual event features a 5k chip-timed run and walk, a 1 mile kids’ run, food, music, games, giveaways and more. Proceeds from the Emerson 5k Run~Walk for Cancer support cancer care at Emerson Hospital. Funds provide therapeutic complementary services for patients, such as transportation, nutrition education, massage, reiki, acupuncture and more. For more information and to register, visit www.emersonhospital.org/5k or email email@example.com.
Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory – May 22
Join Emerson Hospital’s Care Management team for a free educational program about dementia for families and caregivers on Wednesday, May 22 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Emerson Hospital, Cheney Conference Room, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA. Andrew E. Budson, MD, Professor of Neurology at Boston University and Chief of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology at the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, will provide real-world advice about how to know when memory is normal and how to understand what memory impairment means. For more information or to RSVP, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 978-287-3170. Refreshments will be served and there is free parking.
Emerson Hospital Hosts Family Health and Wellness Expo on May 4 in Concord
Join us at Emerson Hospital’s annual Family Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, May 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the hospital’s main campus located at 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner in Concord. The Expo will feature free health screenings and general health information, conversations with health and wellness experts, reiki, chair massage, face painting and more.
Early-Bird Deadline for Emerson Hospital 5K Run~Walk Ends April 19!
Early-bird registration for this year’s Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer ends soon! Save $5 off the registration fee when you register by April 19. All early-bird registrants are guaranteed a race shirt in their preferred size. Visit www.EmersonHospital.org/5k for event details, to register to run or walk at the event on May 18, and to make a donation to support cancer care at Emerson Hospital.
It's Legal. What Should We Know about Marijuana?
The community is invited to a free, educational program about marijuana and CBD on Thursday, March 28 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Emerson Hospital, Cheney Conference Room, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA. Panelists will provide information on marijuana and CBD and answer questions such as: What is it? How does it impact the brain and body? Are there medical benefits? Is there a safe consumption amount for daily functioning? Panelists include: Deb Greene, MD, FACEP, Associate Chair, Emergency Medicine at Emerson Hospital, Eden Evins, MD, MGH Director for Center of Addiction Medicine, Tony Piro, MSW, Director of Operations, Psychiatry, Emerson Hospital, and Adam Stark with Debra’s Natural Gourmet. For more information or to RSVP, contact email@example.com or call 978-287-3080.
Emerson’s Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body Hosts Open House
Emerson Hospital invites the community to an Open House of its Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body on Saturday, March 30 from 2 p.m. -5 p.m. at 310 Baker Avenue, Concord. A variety of free demonstrations and lectures on the latest wellness topics, including acupuncture, yoga, self-defense, muscular therapies, rolfing bodywork and tai chi will be offered. Participants who register for classes at the open house will receive a discount. Tours, raffles, giveaways and refreshments will be available.
Volunteers Needed for Spring Vacation Bike Camp in Groton
Volunteers are needed during April school vacation week, April 15 -19, to assist at a learn-to-bike camp at Lawrence Academy in Groton for children with special needs. Emerson Hospital’s Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies is hosting the fifth annual camp, called iCan Shine, which is open to children who are at least eight years old who have special needs and are able to walk without an assistive device. Trained counselors and volunteer spotters will work with campers throughout the week to teach them how to ride a conventional bike.
Got Confusion? Memory Loss and How It Feels – March 20
Join Emerson Hospital’s Care Management team for a free educational program about dementia for families and caregivers on Wednesday, March 20 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Emerson Hospital, Cheney Conference Room, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA. Mal Allard, CAEd and Founder of Their Real World, which offers Alzheimer’s and dementia education services, will explain the “why’s” of confusion, how to prevent increased confusion and how to embrace it as part of the journey.
EmerSong – An A Cappella Festival on March 2 to Benefit Emerson Hospital Program to Aid Addiction Recovery
The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital is pleased to present its third annual EmerSong – an A Cappella Festival on Saturday, March 2, from 7–10 p.m. at Kerem Shalom, 659 Elm Street in Concord. The event benefits Emerson's comprehensive inpatient and outpatient mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.
Free Surgical Weight Loss Information Session on February 19 in Worcester
Sometimes diet and exercise aren’t enough. If you are considering surgical weight loss, the first step is to become educated about the different procedures, what to expect and how to live a long, healthy, energetic life. The Emerson Hospital Center for Weight Loss will host a free surgical weight loss information session on Tuesday, February 19 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 35 Major Taylor Boulevard, Worcester.