Lymphedema Awareness Day
Tuesday, March 6 • 5-6 pm
Thompson Hospital, Constellation Center for Health and Healing Conference Room
Celebration and Educational Event. Please join us to learn everything you've ever wanted to know about lymphedema and available treatments. On hand to answer question will be Occupational Therapists Angela Kiklowicz and Certified Occupational Therapy AssistantDawn DeFisher. Kiklowicz is certified in Complete Decongestive Therapy for the treatment of lymphedema and other chronic swelling disorders as well as hand/upper extremity rehabilitations. She is also a licensed massage therapist. For more information about the celebration or to find out more about lymphedema services at Thomson, including the Lymphedema Support Group that Kiklowicz hosts. call (585) 396-6050.
LIVING HEALTHY WORKSHOP
Wednesdays, March 28 – May 2 • 9-11:30 am
Thompson Hospital, Thompson Conference Center (ground floor)
This free, six-week program is for those who suffer from long-term health concerns or care for someone who does, as well as those who want to learn how to feel more in control of their own health. Developed by Stanford University, the lessons over the course of the six sessions will cover:
- Techniques to manage symptoms including anxiety, stress, depression, fatigue, pain, frustration, limitations and more.
- How to start eating and exercising to improve your health.
- Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
- How to create an “action plan” for a healthier life.
Registration is required. To register, call Thompson’s Wellness Department at (585) 396-6111.
LYME DISEASE PRESENTATION
Thursday, April 5 • 6-7:30 pm
Wegmans, 345 Eastern Blvd., Canandaigua
Join Thompson Health’s Wellness Hub program for an evening dedicated to evidence-based Lyme disease awareness and prevention. The speaker will be Dr. Elizabeth L. Maloney, president of the Partnership for Healing and Health, Ltd. Additional details will be forthcoming.