(March 14, 2012) Sellersville, PA - Managing family, work, and home can get downright chaotic at times. Today’s fast pace can make any woman feel like an acrobat - one misstep on the tightrope and everything can crash to the ground.
Women of all ages are invited to join Grand View Hospital for an evening filled with advice, tips, and tricks on how to achieve and maintain balance in a busy life. ‘The Balancing Act’
is a health seminar led by physicians and other professionals. It is also an evening designed to renew a woman’s confidence and brighten her outlook.
The health seminar will be held Friday, March 30, from 6:30 – 9:30 pm at Grand View Hospital’s Outpatient Center at Sellersville, located at 915 Lawn Avenue in Sellersville. Doors open at 6 pm. The cost is $20 and includes hearty appetizers and beverages.
The keynote presentation, The Balancing Act - Finding Balance in Home, Family, and Career While Keeping Your Sanity
, will be presented by licensed social worker Monica Gocial, LCSW. She will share ways to make life more manageable and decrease stress. Gocial will also teach new skills to address problems, evaluate relationships, and improve motivation.
Following the keynote presentation, women can select from a variety of topics including:
- Stress and Your Heart – cardiologist Michelle Stram, MD, Buxmont Cardiology Associates. Decode the stress/heart disease relationship. Learn about risk factors and preventative strategies for heart health.
- Stress and Your Digestive Health – gastroenterologist Daisy Ortiz, MD, Bux-Mont Gastroenterology Associates. Learn ways to reduce stress and fend off irritable bowel syndrome, ulcers, acid reflux, and other attacks on digestive health. Grand View Hospital clinical nutrition manager Jean West-Zawacki, RD, LDN and Tracey McGinley, CRNP will join Dr. Ortiz in addressing audience questions.
- Journal Your Way to a Better Life – communications consultant Danielle Wallace. Discover how taking time to reflect on life can help improve your health and relationships.
- It’s Not Your Mother's Retirement retirement - specialist Diane Machinist, MetLife. Find out what today's woman needs to know and do now to retire comfortably.
- Organizing for Simplicity - organizational specialist Bev Gwozdz, An Extra Hand Organizing. Learn easy organizational techniques to create a more simplified and relaxed home environment that benefits the entire family.
For details and registration, contact the Grand View Information Line at 215-453-4300.
Grand View Hospital offers an array of women’s and children’s health services and screenings for each stage of life. Whether teen, middle, or senior years, a range of care is available tailored to women’s unique needs, including heart and vascular care, breast health, cancer care, surgery (general, gynecologic, and orthopaedic), nutrition counseling, weight management, and other services.
Each year more than 1,600 new mothers get the best possible start for a growing family in Grand View’s Birth and Family Center. For complicated births and caesarian sections, CHOP pediatricians assist Grand View physicians. When newborns are premature or require extra attention, CHOP neonatologists care for them in a Level II NICU. CHOP pediatricians staff Grand View’s pediatrics unit and also provide emergency medical consultations.
About Grand View Hospital
Grand View Hospital, Bucks County’s first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive health care services since 1913. Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care – particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopaedics, women’s and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. For more information about Grand View Hospital services and programs, please call the Grand View Information Line at 215-453-4300 or visit www.gvh.org.