• Community Events

  • Hip and Knee Seminar

    Date | Monday, July 28 2014
    Time | 6 - 8 p.m.
    Location | Penrose Pavilion Conference Room B & C, 2312 N. Nevada Ave.
    Cost | FREE

    Do you have hip or knee pain that never goes away? Have you been told you have arthritis in your joints? Are you experiencing knee or hip pain or other symptoms that result from wear and tear of the joints? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we invite you to a FREE seminar with Eric Jepson, DO, orthopedic surgeon, to learn how to protect your joints and discover treatments that may work to relieve your pain.
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    Causes and Treatment Options for Herniated Disks

    Date | Tuesday, August 12
    Time | 6 – 7:30 p.m.
    Location | Penrose Cancer Center, 2222 N. Nevada Ave.
    Conference Rooms A & B
    Cost | FREE

    Do you have a herniated disk?  Learn from Dr. James M. Bee your treatment options, when to consider surgery and what to expect after surgery.  Refreshments provided.
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    Stepping On!

    Stepping On empowers older adults to carry out healthy behaviors that reduce the risks of falls. This workshop meets once a week for seven weeks using adult education and self-efficacy principles. In a small group setting, older adults learn balance exercises and develop specific knowledge and skills to prevent falls. Older adults who should attend are those who are, at risk for falling, have a fear of falling, or who have fallen one or more times. The workshop is co-led by a health care professional and a lay leader. Local guest experts assist by providing information on exercise, vision, safety and medications. Limited to 14 participants.

    Date l Wednesdays, Sept. 17 – Oct. 29
    Time l 10 a.m. - noon
    Location l Penrose Hospital, 2222 N. Nevada Ave.
    Cost l FREE

    To register for the Stepping On program, call 719-776-5926.

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