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Healthfinder 2012 July Events

June 27, 2012

July 2012 Events

Events are free & held at HealthFinders unless indicated.  Registration is requested, please call 692-4444. HealthFinders will be closed July 4th and will close at 7 pm on Saturdays.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Wednesday, July 18, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Safe Sitter Babysitting Classes

July 12, July 26*, August 9

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

A seven-hour national babysitting course for 11 – 13 year olds.  The class teaches safe and nurturing childcare techniques, behavioral management skills and appropriate responses to medical emergencies including first aid, CPR and how to relieve choking.

Fee: $35 includes book bag and materials.  Registration required: 692-4444.

*Course held at YMCA

Advanced Healthcare Directives Workshop

Wednesday, July 11, 6 - 7 p.m.

Have you and your family had the important discussion about their wishes if faced with a life-threatening health care issue?  Dennis Wolterding, Mercy Care Hospice & Palliative, will discuss living wills and the durable power of attorney for healthcare.  Free documents will be available.

ARC Support Group

Monday, July 16, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Grief Support Group

Tuesday, July 17, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Thyroid Cancer Support Group

Tuesday, July 17, 6 – 7 p.m.

New and Traditional Techniques in Body Contouring

Tuesday, July 17, 6 - 7 p.m.*

Kimberley Goh, MD, from Grand Strand Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Center, will discuss surgical body contouring techniques including liposuction, tucks, lifts and cool sculpting. Registration is requested, 692-4444.

*Course held at YMCA

Fibromyalgia Support Group

Thursday, July 19, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

La Leche Breastfeeding Group

Thursday, July 19, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Helping mothers breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement and information.  This is a women’s only group. 

AARP Driver Safety Course  

Monday and Tuesday, July 23 & 24, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

For individuals 50+; most insurance companies offer a discount following completion.  Fee: $14 ($12 for AARP members).  Registration is required, 692-4444.

Diabetes Support Group

Tuesday, July 24, 3 – 4 p.m.

Denise Wilson, RN, BSN, CDE, gives support and advice to those with diabetes.

Pre-Diabetes Class

Tuesday, July 24, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Have abnormal blood sugars but have not been diagnosed with diabetes?  Denise Wilson, RN, BSN, CDE, will review diagnostic criteria, risk factors and lifestyle changes that can prevent/slow the development of Type 2 diabetes. Fee: $10. Attendees receive a certificate for a discounted A1c test.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, 692-4444.   

Pedicure Precautions

Tuesday, July 24, 6 – 7 p.m.

Everyone requires a little TLC on their feet from time to time.  Did you know that you could be taking a risk by getting a salon pedicure? Join Jordanna Baker, DPM, of Coastal Podiatry Associates, as she discusses the do's and don'ts of pedicures, results of a pedicure gone bad and tips on choosing a pedicure salon.  Light refreshments will be served. 

July Community Screenings

Lifeline Screenings:

Thursday, July 19, Kingston Presbyterian Church, 800 Third Ave, Conway, SC

Tuesday, July 24, The Christian Church, 1226 Burcale Road, Myrtle Beach, SC

Wednesday, July 25, First Baptist Church of Surfside Beach, 711 16th Ave North, Surfside Beach, SC

In a little more than an hour, you can be screened with painless, non-invasive, ultrasound technology for stroke, aneurysms and heart disease.  $149 for five preventive health screenings.

Call 877-532-9337 to register or for more information!

Ongoing Events/Program

Walk-In Health Screenings Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Cholesterol, blood pressure, A1c and weight screenings on a walk-in basis.  Finger stick cholesterol screening, $7; lipid profile requires a 12 hour fast, $20; A1c testing, $20. No charge for blood pressure and weight. 

Ask the PharmacistFridays, 2 – 4 p.m.  Bring your medication for review. One on one consults. 

Prime of Life Yoga - Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – noon.  Fee: $8 per class.  No class July 24.

Hatha Yoga Classes - Fridays, 11 a.m. – noon.  Fee: $8 per class.  


Hospital classroom in the YMCA; 62nd Avenue N. Ext. & Bypass 17, Myrtle Beach

Ask the PharmacistTuesday, July 10, 10 a.m. – noon. Bring your medication for review.  One on one consults. 

New and Traditional Techniques in Body Contouring - Tuesday, July 17, 6 - 7 p.m. See information on front page.

Safe Sitter Class - Thursday, July 26, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  See information on front page.