January 2018

What’s Happening at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian announced a series of community events available to the public for the month of January. All offerings are free unless otherwise noted.

The following events are presented by NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, 55 Palmer Ave. Bronxville:

 

Weight Loss Surgery Seminar

Tuesdays, January 16, 5:30 to 7:00 PM

The Columbia University Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital invites you to attend our free preoperative education seminar. This seminar is led by our clinical staff to provide information regarding surgical options, expected weight loss, and lifestyle changes required after weight loss surgery. All patients considering weight loss surgery are required to attend a seminar prior to scheduling a first appointment.

Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room

Registration: Call 914-787-4000

 

Weight Loss Surgery Support Group

Wednesday, January 3, 7:00 to 8:00 PM

This support group is for anyone who has already had weight loss surgery and for people who are considering bariatric surgery. Members of the Columbia University Center for Metabolic and Weight Loss Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital lead the discussion on dietary changes and strategies to help you adjust to your new healthy lifestyle.

Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room

Registration: Call 914-787-4000

 

Joint Replacement Seminar

Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31, 9:45 to 11:15 AM

Are you tired of knee, hip or shoulder pain? Have you scheduled joint replacement surgery? Whether or not you are planning to get a new knee or hip, all are welcome to attend our pre-operative Joint Replacement Patient Education class. You’ll learn firsthand about the surgical and rehabilitative experience and meet our multidisciplinary team who can answer your questions.

Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room

Registration: Call 914-787-2119

 

Aphasia Support Group Meeting

Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24, 31, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

Aphasia is a communication disorder that often results from damage to the brain – usually caused by stroke. It can affect the ability to speak and understand, read and write. These free meetings are for anyone who has the condition and are led by an NYP Lawrence speech therapist. The gatherings offer information on how to improve communication, the latest in aphasia research, language games, and a place to make friends in a supportive environment. Family members and caregivers are welcome. For more information call Dahna Stadtmauer or Meagan Moscaritolo at 914-787-3373.

Location: NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, Palmer Hall, 1st floor, Rehabilitation Department (Speech Office)

 

Living with Cancer Support Group

Thursdays, January 4, 18, 5:00 to 6:30 PM

This ongoing support group is for adults who have been recently diagnosed with cancer or are in treatment led by licensed clinical social workers from Gilda’s Club.

Location: Cancer Center Conference Room, Hospital’s 1st floor

Registration: Call 914-644-8844, or email Joan Jacobus at jjacobus@gildasclubwestchester.org

 

Breastfeeding Support Group

Monday, January 8, 10:00 AM to Noon

The Breastfeeding Support Group offers new mother’s the opportunity to learn from one another and receive professional guidance from Judy McArdle, RN, NYP Lawrence’s Lactation Counselor. Meetings are free and open to all, regardless of where you gave birth.

To learn more about the Group or the Center for Maternal-Child Health, call 914-787-2141.

Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room

 

Breastfeeding Preparation Class

Monday, January 8, 7:00 to 9:00 PM

If you need extra support and education about breastfeeding, please attend our Breastfeeding Preparation class. Instruction includes tips on how to prevent common problems and positioning techniques. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.

Location: NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, Palmer Hall, 3rd floor Conference Room

Cost: $35

Registration: Call 914-787-5044

 

Post-Treatment Support Group

Tuesday, January 9, 4:00 to 5:00 PM

This ongoing support group offers cancer survivors a chance to learn about the late effects of cancer treatment. The program provides the opportunity to share and learn from other participants regardless of their specific cancer diagnosis or course of treatment. Meetings are led by licensed clinical social workers from Gilda’s Club Westchester.

Location: Cancer Center Conference Room, Hospital’s 1st floor

Registration: Call 914-644-8844 or email Joan Jacobus at jjacobus@gildasclubwestchester.org

 

Childbirth Class

Saturday, January 13, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Our childbirth classes provide you with important information about the birthing process and answer your questions concerning what to expect during labor. Classes are taught by certified Lamaze instructors. A tour of the Center for Maternal-Child Health is also included.

Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room

Cost: $200

Registration: Call 914-787-5044

 

Meet the Doctor: A New Year and a New You – Discover the Latest Weight Loss Options

Tuesday, January 30, 6:30 to 8:00 PM

After a holiday season full of good times, food and parties, many of us hit the reset button in January to refocus on eating healthier and losing excess pounds. We have assembled a group of medical experts who can help you drop the weight and keep it off. Join Drs. John-Paul Bellistri, a weight loss surgeon, and Mona Kennedy, an obesity medicine specialist; and Katie Campbell, a registered dietitian, will offer the latest strategies for weight loss. The free presentation will describe surgical and non-surgical options; medically supervised programs; and identify pitfalls to avoid so you can get healthy in the New Year. Light refreshments will be served.

Location: Lake Isle Country Club, 660 White Plains Road, Eastchester

Registration: Call 914-787-5000

 

 

 

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