Health & Wellness

Got Confusion? Memory Loss and How It Feels – March 20

2/28/2019

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. 
 

Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer on May 18 to Benefit Neighbors with Cancer

2/28/2019

Registration is now open for this year’s Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer.  The popular event brings together runners, walkers, and families from all over to support cancer patients who are treated at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital - Bethke. Run~Walk will take place rain or shine at its new location, NARA Park in Acton on Saturday morning, May 18.  Visit www.emersonhospital.org/5k for info and to register. 

Bike Camp for Children with Special Needs Now Accepting Registrations

1/25/2019

Emerson Hospital’s Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies is hosting its fifth annual bike camp for children and adults with special needs during April school vacation week - April 15-19, 2019. Held in conjunction with Lawrence Academy, the camp is open to those who are at least eight years old, have a disability and are able to walk without an assistive device. Trained counselors and spotters work individually with campers to teach them how to ride a conventional bike. 
 

Freedom from Smoking Clinics Offered at Emerson Hospital

1/16/2019

Quitting smoking is not as easy as it sounds. It often takes multiple attempts for people to quit and the most effective ways are with the support of others who are working to stop smoking too. Starting Monday, March 11 and continuing through April 22, Emerson Hospital will host a Freedom from Smoking® group clinic to help people learn how to overcome tobacco addictions and enjoy the benefits of better health, extra money and healthier relationships. 

Private Wellness Treatments Now Available at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body

1/14/2019

Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to take better care of yourself? Are you aiming to do more self-care this year to promote good health? The Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at Emerson Hospital is now offering private wellness treatments. Acupuncture, muscular therapy, massage therapy and Tui Na therapies are now available at the beautiful new wellness center located at 310 Baker Avenue in Concord. 
 

New Yoga Classes Starting this January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body

12/27/2018

Yoga isn't just for exercise. Many studies have shown the positive effects of yoga on a person's physical and mental health. Yoga has also been proven to have a significant impact on preventing illness and managing the treatment of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other health issues. Taking wellness classes has proven to help reduce depression, loneliness and mental health issues, while improving overall health.The Steinberg Wellness Center at Emerson Hospital is hosting a wide variety of yoga classes this winter to help everyone discover the benefits of yoga for optimal health and wellness. 

Tai Chi and Qigong Class Starting this January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body

12/27/2018

If you or a loved one is looking for a great workout that will improve both mental and physical health, the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at Emerson Hospital is offering a Qigong/Tai Chi Combination class this January. Studies have shown that qigong and tai chi help to improve mental health as well as lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of falling. 

Essentrics Classes Starting this Winter for a Full-Body Workout at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body

12/27/2018

Essentrics classes are available starting in January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at Emerson Hospital. Essentrics is a full-body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic combination of strengthening and stretching. The classes are scientifically designed to rebalance the entire muscular skeleton, strengthen and stretch all of our muscles, aid in weight loss, keep joints healthy and increase range of motion while protecting against injury. 
 

Strength, Balance and Conditioning for Seniors Class Starting this January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body

12/27/2018

If you or a loved one is looking for a class that will improve both mental and physical health, the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body at Emerson Hospital is offering a Strength, Balance and Conditioning for Seniors class this January. 

 

Dementia Through the Stages – More than Just Alzheimer’s Disease - January 16

12/21/2018

Join Emerson Hospital’s Care Management team for a free educational program about dementia for families and caregivers on Wednesday, January 16 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Emerson Hospital, Cheney Conference Room, 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Concord, MA. 

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