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.

November 2019


Learning to Manage and Live with Diabetes (free)

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

Date: Wednesdays, November 6, 13 and 20
Location: Morgan Conference Room
Time: 3 to 5 p.m.

Register: 1-800-JEFF-NOW

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 procedures can help you begin the journey to a healthier life. Speaker: Dr. Francesco Palazzo

Date: Monday, November 18
Location: 1300 Wolf Street, 1st Floor
Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Register: 1-800-JEFF-NOW

“SAVE A LIFE” Blood Drive (free)

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, November 19
Location: Morgan Conference Center
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Register: 215-955-7791

Great American Smokeout (free)

Take steps today to prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and lung cancer by joining smokers across the nation in smoking less or quitting for the day. Speak with experts and learn about the tools available to help you quit for good.

Date: Thursday, November 21
Location: Lobby
Time: 9 a.m. to 12 Noon

Register: Not required