NorthShore Health Centers in Lake Station had their car seat clinic on Saturday morning. This educational event not only provided new car seats for children, but also taught parents the correct way to use and when to dispose of their old car seats. Members of the community were able to line their cars in the parking lot at the Health Center and get their car seats checked by the certified car seat technicians.
Porter Regional Hospital will present the following community wellness programs in June. The free presentations will be held at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 1-800-541-1861 or go to PorterHealth.com.
Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City welcomed 19 Barker Middle School students, who aspire to medical careers, as part of the local school’s Career Week 8th Grade Job Shadow Day May 14. Elaine Criswell, hospital manager of education, is shown explaining the function of a breathing tube that was inserted into “Grandma Chase,” a patient simulator mannequin, during Criswell’s portion of the program.
Attendees will learn how to minimize joint pain and arthritis, how to avoid urinary disorders and get questions answered about breast care, lung cancer and early detection, during a free Listen Up, Ladies! event, presented by Franciscan Alliance’s Spirit of Women health education program, May 16.
To educate the public on the range of treatment options available for arthritis sufferers, Porter Regional Hospital will host an educational seminar on arthritis entitled “The Top 10 Things You Can Do for Arthritis” from 1 to 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 27. The program is free and will be held in the Community Room at Porter Regional Hospital, 85 East US Highway 6 in Valparaiso.