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

What’s Acupuncture All About
Garrett Clark, DO,  LECOM
Tuesday, June 20 at 1:00p.m.
Join Dr. Clark to learn how acupuncture works, the number of treatments needed and whether there are side effects.  While acupuncture is often associated with pain control, in the hands of a well-trained practioner, it has much broader applications.

The Elderly Driver and Things You Should Know
Jason Carlson, DO, LECOM Physician
Wednesday, June 21 at 6:00 p.m. at Millcreek Municipal Building
Free (Ask an Expert)
Dr. Carlson will discuss age effect on driving, the data and what loved ones should watch for.

Not What the Doctor Ordered:  Prescription Drug Misuse and Abuse in Older Adults
Patty Puline, Director, Safe Kids
Monday, June 26 at 10:30 a.m.
Older adults are particularly vulnerable to misuse and abuse of prescription medications. Patty will discuss the risk factors for prescription drug abuse in older adults and how to recognize it.  VL

Simple Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp
Bonnie Eastman, VNA
Monday, July 10 at 10:30 a.m.
This presenter will go over steps to keep your mind sharp. We will share some basic good health habits to prevent cognitive decline and reduce the risk for dementia. We will do an activity to show how to prioritize brain use.  VL

 

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