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LRGH Live Well Workshops begin Jan 15

LACONIA — Learn how to manage an ongoing health concern such as chronic pain, diabetes, or arthritis with the Better Choices, Better Health workshop presented by LRGHealthcare. Free sessions are available at Franklin Regional Hospital each Wednesday, beginning January 15-February 19 from 10 a.m. to noon, and at the Taylor Community, Woodside each Wednesday, beginning March 5-April 9 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Workshop leaders will guide participants through this proven program developed by the Stanford University School of Medicine. These sessions are ideal for anyone living with a chronic health condition or a caregiver of someone with a chronic health condition.Those attending the workshops will apply skills for living a full, healthy life with a chronic condition, learn to set weekly goals and develop a practical step-by-step plan for improving health and quality of life. Weekly topics include healthy eating, physical activity, relieving stress, pain and fatigue management, and more. 

For more information or to register for this upcoming workshops, please call LRGHealthcare Education Services at 527-7120.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 January 2014 04:12

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Affordable Care Act Presentations in Tilton, Franklin

 

TILTON — Ms. Donna Toomey, Belknap County's Certified Patient Navigator, has scheduled presentations on the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

On Tuesday, January 14, between 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  Ms. Toomey will be at the Tilton Senior Center on Grange Road. Later on that same day, between 6 and 8 p.m. she will be at the Franklin Public Library.

The public is invited to attend any of these sessions if they would like to learn more about the ACA.

Anyone who would like help in enrolling in the plan is invited to contact either Ms. Toomey, at the Health First Family Care Center 603-934-1464 extension 119, or Ms. Marian Gill, a Certified Assistor, at the Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health's Service Link center at 603-528-6945 extension 1706, to set up an appointment.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014 11:49

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Affordable Care Act Presentations in Tilton, Franklin

 

TILTON — Ms. Donna Toomey, Belknap County's Certified Patient Navigator, has scheduled presentations on the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

On Tuesday, January 14, between 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  Ms. Toomey will be at the Tilton Senior Center on Grange Road. Later on that same day, between 6 and 8 p.m. she will be at the Franklin Public Library.

The public is invited to attend any of these sessions if they would like to learn more about the ACA.

Anyone who would like help in enrolling in the plan is invited to contact either Ms. Toomey, at the Health First Family Care Center 603-934-1464 extension 119, or Ms. Marian Gill, a Certified Assistor, at the Lakes Region Partnership for Public Health's Service Link center at 603-528-6945 extension 1706, to set up an appointment.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014 11:49

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Retired Educators offer three scholarships

LACONIA — New Hampshire Retired Educators Association offers three $1,500 scholarship awards to graduates of New Hampshire secondary schools. The students must be in their junior year of an accredited college or university, pursuing a course of study that leads to teacher certification.

The Irene Hart Memorial Award is given to a student who is completing his or her course of study at a New Hampshire college or university. The NHREA Memorial Award is given to a student completing his/her course of study at a non-New Hampshire college or university. The Mary W. Ruell Memorial award is given to a student who is completing a course in Journalism or English at a college in New Hampshire or at an out of state college.

Completed applications are due on May, 1. The forms must be obtained from a retired educator in the area. Possible educators to contact include: Phyllis Simmons at 382-8405, Margaret Pyszka at 472-5716, Nancy Doe at 978-373-0960, or Patricia Bolduc at 524-2662.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014 11:42

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