Ongoing


 

As a precaution against the spread of Covid-19 Jefferson Methodist

Hospital has suspended all community events until further notice.


 

Jefferson Rehabilitation Parkinson’s Disease Exercise Program

Don’t let Parkinson’s disease stop you from being “Strong and Steady.” Regular exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease and improve your overall level of fitness and well-being. Join our physical therapists in weekly exercise sessions and participate in seated aerobic exercises as well as balance and strengthening activities in a supportive group setting. Participants must be independently mobile or have an assistant (family member or caregiver) throughout the session. Physician approval is required. Eight (8) weekly sessions for a total cost of $40.

Date: Every Friday
Location: Physical Medicine, 1st Floor
Time: 1 to 2 p.m.

Register: 215-952-9179

Family Therapy (FREE)

For Friends and Family of Loved Ones with Substance Use Disorder

Is someone you know suffering from an addictive disorder? Are you stressed or depressed about his or her addition? Do you want to motivate your loved one to seek treatment and decrease your own stress? Jefferson’s Division of Substance Abuse in the Department of Psychiatry is currently offering enrollment in a family therapy service designed specifically for the friends and family of those suffering from a substance use disorder. Group and individual services are available and offered at flexible times.

For more information, please call 267-584-6240.

March 2020


 

Learning to Manage and Live with Diabetes (FREE)

Diabetes expert teaches a complete diabetes education series in three weekly classes. Learn the facts about living with diabetes and how to control your blood sugar. Topics include monitoring blood sugar, medications, how to avoid the complications of diabetes, and basic nutrition and meal planning tips.

Date: Wednesdays, March 4, 11 and 18
Time: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Place:
Morgan Conference Center

Register: 215-955-1031

Colorectal Cancer Awareness (FREE)

Colorectal cancer affects men and women and more than 50,000 people die from the disease annually. Colorectal cancer is highly preventable by getting screened. Stop by our information table to consult with our experts and learn more about what you can do for prevention.

Date: Wednesdays, March 6  and March 20
Time: 9 am. to Noon
Place:
Hospital Lobby

Register: Not required. Walk-ins welcome

Jefferson Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Seminars (FREE)

Since 2008, Jefferson has successfully treated thousands of patients who used to be morbidly obese. Register to learn how our fully laparoscopic, weight loss procedures can help you begin the journey to a healthier life. Speakers: Francesco Palazzo, MD; Courtney Sykes, CRNP; Lindsay Friel, MS, RD

Date: Monday, March 23
Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Place:
1300 Wolf St., 1st Floor

Register: 1-800-JEFF-NOW

“Save a Life” Blood Drive

A lifesaving blood donation takes less than an hour and benefits our patients. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh more than 110 lbs. and present a photo ID. Registration preferred, walk-ins welcome.

Date: Tuesday, March 24
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Place:
Jefferson Health – Navy Yard, 3 Crescent Drive, 1st Floor Pharmacy

Register: 215-955-7791