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

All about Stroke
Presented by Lisa Bushong, RN, BSN, MBA
Monday, June 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

A stroke is a brain injury that occurs from blocked or ruptured blood vessels. It deprives the brain of oxygen and is the leading cause of disability in adults. Lisa will talk about how to prevent a stroke and how to identify the warning signs of a stroke, with special emphasis on seeking timely treatment.

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.

Mature Driver Seminar
Presented by Trooper Tyler Anderson
Due to the popularity of this program, we are offering it twice! Simply select the date listed below that works best for you.
Thursday, June 22 OR Friday, June 23, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Recommended Health Screenings as We Age
Presented by Konstantinos Tourlas, M.D.
Monday, July 17, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

As we age, our risk for developing certain diseases increase. Preventive health screenings can detect conditions that have yet to present any symptoms so treatment can be sought sooner. But are all of the recommended screenings necessary every year? Are some screenings more important than others? Join Dr. Tourlas to learn about the many health screenings available to you and your loved ones.

Abnormal Menstrual Bleeding
Presented by Anthony Tizzano, M.D.
Monday, August 21, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Peripheral Artery Disease
Presented by Alexis Powell, M.D.
Date and time to be announced
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805