Health Series Classes

Wise Words for Wellness – Questions for the Pharmacist
These talks are FREE and OPEN to the Public

Rebecca Miller Wise, MEd, Pharm D., CGP
Join Dr. Wise Thursdays for Questions for the Pharmacist.
Please note the day change to Thursdays.
Talks take place at 10:30 am at LifeWorks Erie.
Please click on link below to see scheduled talks and dates:
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Medication Consultations

Rebecca Miller Wise, MEd, PharmD, CGP
Fridays from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. by appointment
Free to Members; $75 non-members per hour
Dr. Wise will help you sort through your medications and get a greater understanding of how to take command of your health. Call (814) 453-5072 to make an appointment.

Healthy Eating: Making Every Nutritious Bite Count

Rhonda Moore, RD, LECOM Senior Living Center
Second Wednesday of each month, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Free to Members; $35 non-members for 30 minutes
Healthy eating should be a way of life that you can maintain with every meal plan, including eating out. Our registered dietitian will work with you to find the right foods and diet plan to make it easier for you to stay healthy and enjoy life. Call (814) 453-5072 for an appointment.

The Vibrant Life & Ask an Expert Series

Life is Why
Gina Klofft, Division Director, American Heart Association
Monday, October 16 at 10:30 a.m.

Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. Hear the “whys” of others and share yours, too!  VL

Stem Cell Treatment for Arthritis
Gregory Coppola, DO, Integrative Medicine, LECOM Health
Wednesday, October 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Millcreek Municipal Building
Free (Ask an Expert)
If anti-inflammatory medication, steroid injections, narcotics and surgery haven’t helped your arthritic pain, relief may be possible through stem cell therapy. Dr. Coppola will discuss
the role of stem cell treatments for arthritic conditions.  AE

Improve Your Motivation
Shireen Hoover, DPT, LECOM Senior Living Center
Thursday, October 19 at 12:30 p.m.
Learn how to motivate yourself and become more productive. Shireen will discuss how to increase energy levels, enhance your functional ability and improve your overall sense of well-being. VL

Holiday Baking with Adaptive Equipment
Emily Kaminske, MS, OTR/L, Rehab Coordinator, LECOM Health Visiting Nurse Association

Monday, November 13 at 10:30 a.m.
Emily will share creative ways to continue holiday baking with ease, into your golden years.  VL

Heavy Metals and Your Health
Karl Falk, DO, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine,LECOM Health
Wednesday, November 15 at 6:00 p.m. at Millcreek Municipal Building
Free (Ask an Expert)
Heavy metals (including lead, cadmium, mercury, and arsenic) are persistent in the environment and have documented potential for serious health consequences. Dr. Falk will discuss heavy metal detoxification and how osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) can be used to treat musculoskeletal pain and disability  AE

Understanding Advance Directives
Shireen Hoover, DPT, LECOM Senior Living Center
Friday, November 17 at 10:30 a.m.
Shireen will explain the terminology. Learn more about advance directives, living wills, and do not resuscitate (DNR) orders. VL

Please contact Marie Heberlein at 814-453-5072 or mheberlein@lifeworkserie.org to pre-register for any of these classes.