Calendar of Events – All Locations
Jake Divers, DPT, and Neel Shah, PTA from CORA Physical Therapy in Hardy, VA will be presenting a monthly 4-part educational series on Physical Therapy. This month they will talk about balance and what causes balance problems as we age. Participants will learn some simple exercises that can be done at home to help improve their balance.
Volunteers from Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital will be here today providing free blood pressure testing, blood sugar screening, pulmonary testing, cholesterol checks and more! Drop in – no appointments necessary!
Terri Johnson, a liaison nurse for Centra Hospice, will be back again this year to discuss the “Elephant in the Room” – health care decisions for ourselves and our loved ones including Advance Directives.
You will learn…
How to fill out an Advance Directive form.
How to bring up “the elephant” with your loved ones and conversation tips.
How to appoint a medical power of attorney.
How to clarify your own thoughts/wishes about your future health care to your loved ones.
She will also answer any questions you might have about the types of care available as a person ages including home health care, skilled nursing vs. long-term nursing care and general hospice care.
Registration is required; please see a librarian at this location or call us at 540-586-8911.
Do you have questions about open enrollment for 2020? Need to know what is happening with Medicaid and how it affects you and your family?
Lois Caliri, from Enroll Virginia, will be here today to answer any questions you might have.