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VISITOR RESTRICTIONS    Due to the increase of influenza in the region, Thompson Health has instituted visitor restrictions at both F.F. Thompson Hospital and the M.M. Ewing continuing Care Center. Click here for details >>

10TH ANNUAL BOWL FOR THE CURE
Friday, Feb. 9, 5 pm registration, 6:30 pm bowling and
Saturday, Feb. 10, 2:30 pm registration, 4 pm bowling

Roseland Bowl, 4357 Recreation Drive, Canandaigua 

This annual event - which raises money for those fighting breast cancer as well as efforts to find a cure - features not only bowling but live entertainment, raffles and prizes. Friday night is for teams of four to five people, and Saturday is for families. The minimum donation of $35 per person covers three games of bowling and shoe rental. Individuals raising $100 or more receive a commemorative shirt. Proceeds benefit the Breast Health Patient Navigation Program at UR Medicine Thompson Health as well as Susan G. Komen, a non-profit organization fighting breast cancer and supporting those diagnosed with it. Visit www.ThompsonHealth.com/Bowl or call Jack Moran at Roseland Bowl, (585) 394-5050, for further details. 

SIBLING CLASS 
Sunday, Feb. 11 • 4-5 pm 
Thompson Hospital, Birthing Center 
Thompson is offering a one-hour class for children who will soon have a baby brother or sister born at Thompson. Developed for 3- to 10-year-olds, the class includes a video about changes to expect, and using a doll to practice holding, feeding, swaddling and diapering. The cost for parents and one child is $10. There is an additional $5 charge for each additional child. Parents are required to stay in attendance. The children are exempt from current flu-related visitor restrictions at the hospital as long as they’re free from illness. Call (585) 396-6497 to register. 

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. 

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