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

Neck, Back and Posture - Exercise for Older Adults
Presented by physical therapist Greg Luecht
Monday, November 13, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan Rehabilitation Center, 2163 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Learn simple, home-based exercises as well as healthy lifestyle tips that are shown to slow the aging process. Exercises taught in this session will focus on the neck, back and posture.

Parkinson's Disease
Presented by physical therapist Holly Barker and occupational therapist Alicia Gottfried
Monday, November 20, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan Rehabilitation Center, 2163 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Clean Eating & A Whole Foods Diet: Getting Back to Nature
Presented by Amy Frese, DTR
Monday, December 4, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan on Main, 663 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Would you fuel your car with poor gasoline? Of course not! So why then, do we fuel our bodies with processed junk food? The old adage “you are what you eat” is true! Eating whole foods – foods that are mostly unchanged – can fight against nutritional deficiencies and chronic diseases. Clean eating also reduces the risk of diabetes, cancer, heart disease and more! Amy will show you just how easy clean eating can be!     

Flexibility, Walking, Breathing & Aerobic Exercise - Exercise for Older Adults
Presented by physical therapist Wendy Dennison
Monday, December 11, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan Rehabilitation Center, 2163 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Learn simple, home-based exercises as well as healthy lifestyle tips that are shown to slow the aging process. At this session, we’ll talk about flexibility, walking, breathing and aerobic exercise. 

Shoulders, Arms, Wrists, Hands and Fingers - Exercise for Older Adults
Presented by occupational therapist Alicia Gottfried and occupational therapy assistant Keeley Shaw
Monday, December 18, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
UH Samaritan Rehabilitation Center, 2163 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Learn simple, home-based exercises as well as healthy lifestyle tips that are shown to slow the aging process. Exercises taught in this session will focus on the shoulders, arms, wrists, hands and fingers.