Bike Camp for Children with Special Needs Now Accepting Registrations
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.
“Little Hands, Big Hearts” Valentine’s Crafting Event on February 12
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital invites families with young children to participate in a free Valentine crafting party on Tuesday, February 12. At “Little Hands, Big Hearts,” all the Valentine trimmings will be provided to make special handmade cards that will be given to patients at Emerson Hospital on Valentine’s Day.
Better Breathers Lecture on Lung Disease – February 21
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 2018-2019 lecture series. The next session will take place on Thursday, February 21st from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Freedom from Smoking Clinics Offered at Emerson Hospital
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
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.
Boston Magazine Names 45 Emerson Physicians as Top Doctors
Boston Magazine’s annual Top Doctors issue features 45 Emerson-affiliated physicians on this year's list.
A Unique and Important New Year’s Resolution for Your Health
With the start of a new year, it's the perfect time to resolve to take control of your health care should you become unable to make decisions for yourself. By completing a health care proxy form and putting your health directives in writing, you help ensure that your wishes for medical treatment will be carried out.
New Yoga Classes Starting this January at the Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body
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
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
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.