Grand View’s Health Seminar Helps Women Stay Fit and Healthy into the Middle Years and Beyond
|(October 19, 2010) Sellersville, PA – Nearly 100 women attended the Women’s Health Seminar on Staying Fit and Healthy into the Middle Years and Beyond held at Grand View’s Outpatient Center in Harleysville on Friday, October 15.
The evening included presentations on women’s health topics, osteoporosis screening, mini-exercise classes in Tai Chi and Zumba, and community health information displays. Guests also enjoyed healthy food samplings featuring a colorful array of seasonal selections specially prepared by Grand View’s Nutrition Department.
At this seminar, women had the opportunity to attend presentations and learn about:
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- Your Changing Body, a session on changes and management of symptoms associated with peri-menopause and menopause by Donald DeBrakeleer, DO, of the Center for Women’s Health of Lansdale;
- Staying Fit, a session shedding light on ways to fit in exercise on a busy schedule, by OB/GYN, Jennifer Landes, DO, of Grand View Medical Practices;
- How Your Gynecologist Can Help When Healthy Eating Habits Aren’t Enough, a discussion on special gynecological problems and surgical and non-surgical options to treat them, led by Mary Pagan, MD, of Stoneridge OB/GYN;
- Eating for a Healthier Life, demonstrating how food choices affect how one feels, by Marge Fitzgerald, RD, LDN, of Grand View’s Nutrition Department. Topics included portion control, the effects of added salt and sugar, and healthy alternatives to enhance the flavor of foods.
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.
Donald DeBrakaleer, DO, of the Center of Women’s Health of Lansdale spoke about changes and symptom management associated with peri-menopause and menopause
Jennifer Landes, DO, of Grand View Medical Practices OB/GYN discussed ways to stay fit, despite a busy schedule
Mary Pagan, MD, of Stoneridge OB/GYN, addressed gynecological problems and treatment options
(from left): Using anatomical models of breasts, Donna Ames, Doreen Steeley, and Marcia Mountenay, have the opportunity to understand what potentially cancerous lumps lying within a breast tissue might feel like. Staffed by Phyllis Young, RN, the Breast Care table was part of Grand View’s Paint the Town Pink campaign, designed to raise awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer