Calendar of Events – All Locations

Healing Your Body Through Physical Therapy: Balance @ Bedford Central Library
Jun 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Silhouette of a man with a walker.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.

Centra Health Fair @ Bedford Central Library
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Grey square with a red heart, silhouettes of people in a line, and the words community care. Logo for Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital.
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!

Facing the Elephant in the Room: Advance Directives, Long Term Care and You @ Bedford Central Library
Sep 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

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.

Open Enrollment & Medicaid Info Table @ Bedford Central Library
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Money and a Stethescope.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.


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