Community Education

Our Community Education classes are FREE! Unless otherwise noted, register for these programs by calling 419-207-2563, leaving a name, contact information, and number of individuals attending. Or, feel free to email Steven.Baldridge@UHhospitals.org

Dizziness and Balance Problems
Presented by Justin Dew, physical therapy assistant
Monday, April 17 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Imagine experiencing a sensation of moving, spinning, or floating, even when you are motionless! Balance problems are a very real concern and should be addressed with your medical provider to identify a proper course of treatment. Learn more at this free program.

Welcome to Medicare Event
Presented by Ohio Department of Insurance/Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program
Wednesday, May 3, 6-7 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

This program is specific to those who are new to Medicare or those soon eligible for Medicare. Participants will learn about: traditional Medicare; Medicare Advantage Plans; supplemental insurance policies; Medicare Part D; prescription benefits; Medicare Savings Plans and Low Income Subsidy (LIS) for financial assistance needs; and important Medicare timeframes. Please call 419-207-7874 to register for this free program.

Telemedicine Visit
Presented by James Mooney, M.D.
Monday, May 8, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Telemedicine is an increasingly popular option that features two-way, real time videoconferencing between a patient and a medical specialist at a distant site. Through telemedicine, patients and their loved ones are able to avoid the stress, cost and inconvenience associated with travel to a major city. See a live demonstration of how UH Samaritan uses this technology to offer local appointments with specialists in larger cities.

Breastfeeding
Presented by Birthing and Women's Unit Staff
Monday, June 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Nutrition with Seniors
Presented by Amy Frese, DTR
Tuesday, June 20, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Nutrition is important throughout all stages of life, but even more so as we age. Along with a decreasing appetite, our body becomes less efficient at absorbing essential nutrients, meaning every calorie consumed has to count! Find out how you can make the most of every meal to thrive in your “Golden Years.” Please call 419-207-7874 to register for this free program.