September 2017

What’s Happening at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian announced a series of community events available to the public for the month of September. From cooking classes on making your own baby food, and gluten-free meals to a lunch and learn with a gastroenterologist about Celiac Disease awareness, there are events offered throughout NewYork-Presbyterian’s campuses in Westchester. All offerings are free unless otherwise noted.

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

 

Post-Treatment Cancer Group

Tuesday, September 12, 4:00 to 5:00 pm

This 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. The meetings will feature local experts giving presentations related to cancer treatment and survivorship. This fall’s cancer survivorship series will take place on the second Tuesday of each month: September 12, October 10, November 14, and December 12. Attendance at each weekly session is strongly advised. Location: NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital Cancer Center Conference Room. Registration: Call 914-644-8844, ext. 103 or email cspeck@gildasclubwestchester.org.

 

Childbirth Class

Tuesday, September 12, 7:30 to 10:00pm

Childbirth classes are taught by certified Lamaze instructors who are experts trained to help expectant mothers prepare for giving birth. A tour of the Center for Maternal-Child Health is also included. Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room. Cost: $200. Registration: Call 914-787-5044

 

Joint Replacement Seminar

Wednesday, September 13, 20, 27, 9:45 to 11:15am

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

 

Weight Loss Program: 11 Week Series. Thursday, September 14, 6:00 to 7:00pm (Free Introductory Class). Thursday, September 19, 26, 6:00 pm to 7:00pm (Regular Classes held in September)

Whether it’s changing your eating habits, understanding your metabolism, or tracking your progress, we can help you take control of your weight forever. Consisting of 11 one-hour weekly sessions, this proven weight loss and wellness program is led by NYP Lawrence’s Outpatient Dietitian, Katie Campbell, RD, CDN. Katie will utilize the latest dietary guidelines and scientific research to help you improve your eating habits, lifestyle, and physical activity – for good. The 11-week course will take place on most Tuesdays from 6:00pm to 7:00pm through December. Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room. Cost: $199. Registration: Call 914-787-5000

 

Coping Skills Workshop Series for Anyone with Cancer

Beginning Monday, September 18, 1:00 to 2:30pm

A coping skills workshop for adult men and women with cancer that will address the emotional experience of living with cancer and ways to effectively manage intense feelings, enhance communication, and learn coping techniques to decrease anxiety. Specific skills will be introduced including mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. The workshops will be led by licensed clinical social workers from Gilda’s Club. Workshop dates: Mondays - September 18 and 25 and October 2, 9, 16 and 23. Attendance at each weekly session is strongly encouraged. Location: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Cancer Center Conference Room. Registration: Call 914-644-8844, ext. 103 or email cspeck@gildasclubwestchester.org.

 

Meet the Doctor: My Achy Back – Triggers for Pain and the Latest Treatments

Tuesday, September 19, 6:30 – 8:00pm

Marc Dyrszka, MD, an orthopedic and spine surgeon with ColumbiaDoctors, the faculty practice of Columbia University Medical Center, and NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital will give a free presentation on the causes of nagging and occasional back pain, the latest promising research, and non-surgical and surgical treatments for your achy back. Light refreshments will be served. Location: Lake Isle Country Club, 660 White Plains Road, Eastchester. Registration: Call 914-787-5000

 

Childbirth Class

Saturday, September 23, 8:30am to 4:30pm

Childbirth classes are taught by certified Lamaze instructors who are experts trained to help expectant mothers prepare for giving birth. A tour of the Center for Maternal-Child Health is also included. Location: Hospital Lobby Conference Room. Cost: $200. Registration: Call 914-787-5044

 

Aphasia Support Group Meeting

Wednesdays, September 27, 2:00 to 3:00pm

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 a NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital 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)

 

 

 

 

 

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