Emerson Hospital Names Christine Dixon as Executive Director of Home Care
Christine Dixon has joined Emerson Hospital as its new Executive Director of Home Care. Ms. Dixon is an accomplished health care executive with more than 25 years of experience. Most recently, she was Executive Director ACO, Population Health and Home Health and Hospice for Health Alliance Clinton Hospital. Prior to that she served as Chief Executive Officer of Visiting Nurse and Community Health in Arlington, Massachusetts.
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.
At Year Three, Cantu Concussion Center Is Growing in Size and Impact
Advances in understanding and treating concussions, coupled with a growing staff of specialists and therapists, have helped the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center lead the way in caring for patients.
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.
Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer on May 18 to Benefit Neighbors with Cancer
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.
Get to Know: Peter Barkin, MD
Dr. Peter Barkin is a pulmonologist and critical care specialist and the director of Emerson’s intensive care unit. He explains how the technological tools and multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and specialists benefit patients at Emerson.
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.
Screen Prints and Collages by Concord Artist Jean Carter Now on Display at Emerson Medical at Sudbury through Mid-April
As part of its focus on providing high-quality healthcare to the community, which includes creative arts to inspire wellness, Emerson Medical at Sudbury is continuing its Art Exhibit series. The latest exhibit features colorful screen prints and cut paper collage by Jean Carter, a Concord resident and artist.
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.