HealthFinders June 2012 Events
June 01, 2012
Events are free & held at HealthFinders unless indicated. Registration is requested, please call 692-4444.
American Red Cross Blood Drive
Thursday, June 28, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Safe Sitter Babysitting Classes
June 27, 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
La Leche Breastfeeding Group
Thursday, June 7, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Helping mothers breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement and information. This is a women’s only group.
Epilepsy Support Group
Saturday, June 9, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Camp Seven Seas & Air Waves
Monday – Friday, June 11 – 15, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
This is Grand Strand Regional Medical Center’s day camp for children with asthma or diabetes! Kids will enjoy education, field trips, arts & crafts, and more! Registration has closed for this camp.
ARC Support Group
Monday, June 18, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Grief Support Group
Tuesday, June 19, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Thyroid Cancer Support Group
Tuesday, June 19, 6 – 7 p.m.
AARP Driver Safety Course
Wednesday and Thursday, June 20 & 21, 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.
Prostate Cancer Support Group
Wednesday, June 20, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Diabetes Support Group - Counting those Carbs
Tuesday, June 26, 3 – 4 p.m.
Natalie Martinez, RD, will discuss carbohydrate counting, portion size and food label reading.
Tuesday, June 26, 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.
June Community Screenings
Monday, June 4, Woodmen of the World Lodge, 915 8th Ave North, Myrtle Beach, SC
Thursday, June 7, Timberlake Baptist Church, 9850 Highway 707, Myrtle 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!
Walk-In Health Screenings – Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7:30 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 Pharmacist – Fridays, 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 June 12.
Hatha Yoga Classes - Fridays, 11 a.m. – Noon. Fee: $8 per class. No class June 1 and 15.
Hospital classroom in the YMCA; 62nd Avenue N. Ext. & Bypass 17, Myrtle Beach
Ask the Pharmacist – Tuesday, June 12, 10 a.m. – Noon. Bring your medication for review. One on one consults.
Safe Sitter class - Thursday, July 26, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. See information on front page.