Upcoming Events, Support Grops at Mount Nittany Health

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January 30, 2013

Mon, Feb 4, Breast cancer support group
Meets the first Monday of each month from 5:30–7:00 pm at Mount Nittany Medical Center’s ground floor conference rooms. For more info, contact Cheri Woll, RN, BS, CCM, oncology nurse navigator, at 814.231.7005 or cwoll@mountnittany.org.

Tues, Feb 5 & Feb 19, Learn about hip or knee replacement
This informational session, called “A Joint Venture,” is held February 5 from 11:00 am–noon, and February 19 from 7:00–8:00 pm in conference rooms 1, 2, and 3, at Mount Nittany Medical Center. For more info, contact Val Coakley, RN, orthopedic case manager, at 814.278.4810 orvcoakley@mountnittany.org.

Wed, Feb 6, Life with Diabetes: A diabetes self-management class
Four class series taught by certified diabetes educators. Starts on Feb 6 from 1:00–3:30 pm at 120 Radnor Road, State College. Other classes are February 13, 20, 27. To register, contact Heather Harpster, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, at 814.231.7194 or hharpster@mountnittany.org.

Sun, Feb 10, Ostomy support group
Group provides education, information, and support for people who have had, or will have, intestinal or urinary diversions. Open to patients, family members and friends. Meets from 2:00–3:00 pm at Mount Nittany Medical Center’s ground floor conference rooms. For more info, contact Judy Faux at814.234.6195.

Tues, Feb 12, An evening of women’s heart health
Mount Nittany Physician Group Cardiology is hosting a free community wellness event. Learn how heart disease impacts women differently than men and enjoy our Health Expo and heart-healthy refreshments. Held at the Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium, Mount Nittany Medical Center. Health Expo starts at 5:30 pm; presentation begins at 6:30 pm. Please register by calling814.234.6727.

Wed, Feb 13, Fertility issues and loss support group
This group is for women who have experienced fertility issues and/or pregnancy loss. Meets from 6:30–8:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month at Choices, 2214 N. Atherton Street, Upper Level, State College. For more info, email info@heartofcpa.org. Sponsored by HEART (Helping Empty Arms Recover Together).

Thurs, Feb 14, Diabetes support group
Group meets the second Thursday of each month from 6:00–7:00 pm, conference rooms 1 and 2, Mount Nittany Medical Center, Entrance E. For more info, contact Certified Diabetes Educator Amy Leffard, RN, BSN, CDE, at 814.231.7095 or aleffard@mountnittany.org.

Thurs, Feb 21, Parents-to-be orientation
The program, called HEIR and Parents Hospital Tour for Expectant Parents, is from 6:30–7:30 pm and the same session is held again from 7:45–8:45 pm at Mount Nittany Medical Center. Parents who are expecting and their coaches are invited. No registration needed. For more info, contact Dianne Barben at 814.231.3132 or  barben@mountnittany.org.

Thurs, Feb 21, Pink out day event
Join us for a special pep rally in honor of the Pink Zone game, which will be held Sunday, February 24. Game day tickets and t-shirts will be available for sale, and attendees can shine a light in honor of themselves or a loved one during the pep rally for a $5 donation to the Pink Zone. Starts at 12:00 pm in the Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis Auditorium, Mount Nittany Medical Center. To participate, contact leeann.tripp@mountnittany.org or call 814.234.6773.

Mon, Feb 25, First semi-annual Centre Region Partners for Health summit
The Centre County Partnership for Community Health is hosting a one-day health needs summit for leaders, elected officials, and experts in human health and wellbeing in the Centre region. To RSVP or if you have any questions, email CentreHealthSummit@gmail.com.

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