Calendar

October 2017

Sugar & the Body
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 6:30pm
It’s been said that added sugar is the single worst ingredient in the modern diet. In fact, some experts want sugar regulated like tobacco and alcohol. But is sugar really that bad? Join Amy to learn about the effects of sugar on metabolism and brain function, as well as how it can contribute to heart disease, diabetes and maybe even cancer. Read More »

New Non-Smokers Support Group
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Cardiac Support Group
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 6:30pm
The Cardiac Support Group meets at the UH Samaritan hospital building the second Wednesday of the month (October - May) at 6:30 p.m. Read More »

Sibling Class
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
This class introduces big brothers and sisters to the changes they can expect when their sibling is born. Recommended ages are two to 10 years old. Children will have an opportunity to view the nursery and maternity areas. Read More »

Fashion & Style Show
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
The volunteers at University Hospitals Samaritan Medical Center are hosting a Fashion and Style Show as a fundraiser for the organization. Volunteers and staff will be modeling the stylish selection of clothing sold in the hospital's Gift Shop. Participants will also enjoy a live demonstration on how to build the perfect outfit. Read More »

Exercise for Older Adults Class
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 6:30pm
This is a free, community education series that is specific to older adults. Each class focuses on a different part of the body, with therapists teaching simple, home-based exercises that have been shown to slow the aging process. Participants will also learn healthy lifestyle tips. Please register for these free classes at 419-207-2563. Read More »

Book Fair
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 7:30am
The popular Book Fair is back at Samaritan! Featuring books and gifts at GREAT savings! Cash, check, credit card and payroll deduction is available for employees. Located at Samaritan Hospital in the East Tower Conference Room. Read More »

Basic Life Support
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:00pm
The goal of this program is to train and/or retrain staff in Basic Life Support techniques. Certification in BLS is required for all clinical employees and is also required before attending ACLS or PALS classes. Read More »

Basic Life Support
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
The goal of this program is to train and/or retrain staff in Basic Life Support techniques. Certification in BLS is required for all clinical employees and is also required before attending ACLS or PALS classes. Read More »

Childbirth Preparation, 1 Day Class
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00am
Certified childbirth educators will cover: signs and stages of labor; relaxation and breathing techniques; pain management and epidural anesthesia; postpartum and newborn care; and car seat safety. Please schedule this class at least two months prior to your due date. Read More »

Exercise for Older Adults Class
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Medicare Updates/Review
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 10:00am
A group presentation of "Medicare Check Up Event: A Personalized Review" will provide a comprehensive review of Medicare Parts A, B, C and D, in addition to an in-depth question and answer session. One-on-one appointments are also available on this day from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. At these appointments individuals can: evaluate their drug plan; review their plan options; change their plan for 2018; and receive assistance in applying for Part D Low Income Subsidy and the Medicare Savings Plan. Read More »

Blood Drive
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 1:00pm
To participate in an American Red Cross Blood Drive, you must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in overall good health. Please bring a valid photo ID and a list of all current medications with you when donating blood, which you can do every 56 days. Appointments are strongly recommended. Please call 419-207-2540 to make an appointment. Read More »