Freedom from Smoking Clinics Offered at Emerson Hospital
Freedom from Smoking Clinics Offered at Emerson Hospital Quit Smoking Support Group Begins this April
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, April 23, Emerson Hospital will be hosting 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. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an individual’s risk of coronary heart disease drops to half that of a smoker’s just one year after they quit smoking.
Better Breathers Lecture on Lung Disease – April 19
Better Breathers Lecture on Lung Disease – April 19 Understanding Your Test Results
Millions of people have lung disease, which can make it difficult to breathe. To help with treatment, the Better Breathers Club at Emerson Hospital, a support and information group for people with lung disease and their family and friends, is continuing its 2018 lecture series. The next session will take place on Thursday, April 19th from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Emerson Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Offers Heart Disease Prevention Class This Spring
Emerson Hospital Workshop on Sleep & Children’s Health - March 21
Emerson Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Offers Heart Disease Prevention Class this Spring
Emerson Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program will offer a 12-week prevention course for exercise and weight loss, beginning on Wednesday, April 11, from 5-7 p.m. The program is designed for people at risk for heart disease or type II diabetes.
Better Breathers Lecture on March 15 to Discuss Importance of Good Nutrition for People with Lung Disease
Millions of people have lung disease, which can make it difficult to breathe. To help with treatment, the Better Breathers Club at Emerson Hospital, an information and support group for people with lung disease and their family and friends, is continuing its lecture series. The next session will take place on Thursday, March 15 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Volunteers Needed for Spring Vacation Bike Camp in Groton Great Opportunity for Students to Help Children with Special Needs Learn to Bike
Volunteers are needed during April school vacation week, April 16 -20, to assist at a bike camp at Lawrence Academy in Groton for children with special needs. Emerson Hospital’s Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies is hosting the fourth 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 to teach them how to ride a conventional bike.
Emerson Hospital Workshop on Sleep & Children’s Health - March 21 Learn from Dr. Gary Stanton, Sleep Medicine Expert
Does your child have a hard time falling asleep? Staying asleep? Join Dr. Gary Stanton, neurologist and sleep medicine expert at Emerson Hospital, on Wednesday, March 21 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. for an important discussion on sleep and children’s health. Topics will include the importance of sleep, tips for helping children fall asleep and stay asleep, common childhood sleep disorders, ways to screen for sleep disorders and pediatric sleep testing.