All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Health' (28)

La Mesa Healthcare

Hospital Library Hosts Art Show

LA MESA -- The Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, a consumer health library at 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, is now…

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Added by rick griffin on June 3, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Health care library will host discussion of fire, burn and fall prevention safety

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host “Fire, Burn and Fall Prevention,” a free presentation from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22. The program is part of the library’s Wellness Wednesday series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served. Advance RSVP is not necessary. Speaking will be Mary Vilgera, community outreach specialist, Burn…

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Added by rick griffin on May 26, 2016 at 10:05am — No Comments

Health care library will host discussion of fire, burn and fall prevention safety

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host “Fire, Burn and Fall Prevention,” a free presentation from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22. The program is part of the library’s Wellness Wednesday series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Admission is free. Refreshments will be served. Advance RSVP is not necessary. Speaking will be Mary Vilgera, community outreach specialist, Burn…

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Added by rick griffin on May 26, 2016 at 10:04am — No Comments

How is your `health literacy?' La Mesa health care library will discuss

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on “Finding the Right Words for Better Health” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The program is part of the library’s Wellness Wednesday series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

 

The speaker on Oct. 28 will be Kathy Quinn, director, Herrick Community Health Care Library. In recognition of October as Health…

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Added by rick griffin on October 26, 2015 at 4:25pm — No Comments

La Mesa to host East County's largest community health fair

The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce will present “Health Fair Saturday,” the East County region’s largest annual free community-wide health fair, from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 26, at Grossmont Center, 5500 Grossmont Center Dr., La Mesa, near the movie theaters at the mall.

 

Organizers expect more than 35 exhibit booths will feature health screenings for cholesterol, body mass index, blood pressure and blood glucose-diabetes, as well as the latest information…

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Added by rick griffin on September 19, 2015 at 12:06pm — No Comments

La Mesa health library hosts art exhibit

The Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, a consumer health library at 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, is now hosting its Summer Art Exhibit featuring 14 oil and watercolor paintings of landscape scenes by Mike Hefner of San Carlos. The show runs through the end of September.

 

The exhibit includes Hefner’s plein air watercolor paintings that highlight the beauty and history of San Diego, from its coasts and mountains to the deserts of Baja. Plein air means “open…

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Added by rick griffin on September 14, 2015 at 11:47am — No Comments

La Mesa's health care library to discuss the wise use of medication on Sept. 23

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on “The Wise Use of Medication” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23. The program is part of the library’s Wellness Wednesday series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

 

The speakers on Sept. 23 will be Jatana Williams-Thompson of Beyond the Sky Solutions and Thyrza S. Knox, R.N., of Beyond the Sky Solutions and…

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Added by rick griffin on September 14, 2015 at 11:10am — No Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Meeting Focuses On Sudden Heart Stoppage

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on “Help Save a Life from Sudden Cardiac Arrest” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The program is part of the library’s Wellness Wednesday series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the…

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Added by rick griffin on August 4, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Health library to host program on Alzheimer’s

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on “Getting REAL About Alzheimer’s,” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 22. The program is part of the library’s Wellness Wednesday series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

 

The speaker on July 22 will be Kassandra King, author of “Getting REAL About Alzheimer’s: Rementia Through Engagement, Assistance, and Love”…

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Added by rick griffin on July 18, 2015 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Health care library in La Mesa to host program on hospice on June 24

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on  “Dispelling the Myths of Hospice,”  from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24. The program is part of the library’s “Wellness Wednesday” series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Hospice is defined as medical care that provides comfort and dignity for someone whose life is drawing to a close. It is a family-oriented,…

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Added by rick griffin on June 9, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Can Cal MediConnect Help You?

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on Cal MediConnect, a new healthcare plan for some Californians, from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22.…

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Added by rick griffin on April 7, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

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Free Diet Seminar, But No Donuts!

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on “Diets, Diets and More Diets” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25. The program is part of the…

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Added by rick griffin on March 19, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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Library Hosts Art Exhibit

LA MESA -- The Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, a consumer health library at 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, is now hosting its Winter Art Exhibit featuring artwork from Sophie’s Art Gallery, an off-campus art program of St. Madeleine…

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Added by rick griffin on February 26, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

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Sharing Tools For Caregivers

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on “Resources and Tools for Family Caregivers” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The program is part of the library’s “Wellness Wednesday” series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

 A growing…

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Added by rick griffin on February 10, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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Program Will Help Keep You Connected

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on the California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. The program is part of the library’s “Wellness Wednesday” series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the…

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Added by rick griffin on January 8, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

La Mesa artist on exhibit at La Mesa health library

The Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, a consumer health library at 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, is now hosting its Fall Art Exhibit featuring an exclusive showing of 16 oil paintings by Sandra Hayen of La Mesa. The exhibit will run through the end of December.



Hayen’s paintings on display showcase landscape scenes featuring ocean, mountains and flowers. The settings vary from Taos, New Mexico and Sedona, Ariz. to a farmhouse, marsh, woodland and clusters of…

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Added by rick griffin on November 5, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Seniors group at La Mesa health care library to host discussion on `Healthier Living’

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free senior discussion group program titled “Healthier Living with Chronic Conditions,” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24. The public is invited to attend and RSVP is not required. The speaker will be Kyra Reinhold, coordinator of the County of San Diego’s Healthier Living Project.

 

The County’s Aging and Independence Services, a division…

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Added by rick griffin on September 10, 2014 at 2:46pm — No Comments

La Mesa seniors will learn about healthy brains

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free senior discussion group program titled “Lifestyle Choices for a Brain Healthy Life,” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 23. The public is invited to attend and RSVP is not required. The speaker will be Pat Mosteller, professor and past coordinator of the older adult program with the San Diego Community College District. Mosteller has researched the…

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Added by rick griffin on July 17, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Seniors group at La Mesa health library to learn about sex after age 60 on Wednesday, June 25

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free senior discussion group program titled “The History of Sex: Sex After 60,” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 25. The public is invited to attend and RSVP is not required. The speaker will be Dr. Eric Z. Shapira, a clinical gerontologist.

 

The discussion on June 25 will include the history of sex, sex 101, dating, romancing and the…

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Added by rick griffin on June 24, 2014 at 11:20am — No Comments

Seniors group at La Mesa health library to learn about managing arthritis pain on Wednesday, May 28

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free senior discussion group program titled “Put Pain in Its Place: How to Get Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control,” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 28. The public is invited to attend and RSVP is not required. The speaker will be Kathy Quinn, Herrick Library director.

 

The discussion on May 28 will feature a presentation from the Arthritis…

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Added by rick griffin on May 12, 2014 at 9:09am — No Comments

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