Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital offers wellness events

Start the New Year off on a healthy note by taking advantage of the latest wellness events for 2020 offered by Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital.

BARIATRIC SURGERY SEMINAR

Bariatric surgery can give you a new outlook on life. Join us for a free weight loss seminar from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 19 to learn about preparation for bariatric surgery, postsurgical care, diet and exercise. The event takes place in the Multipurpose Room at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital. Registration is required by calling 734-285-7420.

STAND STEADY SEMINAR

Learn about the impact of falls, how to make your home safer and simple exercises to do at home during a free Stand Steady Seminar from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 30, Feb. 27 and March 26 in Multipurpose Room B at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital. Register at henryford.com/standsteady or call 734-284-4499.

COOKING FOR A HEALTHY HEART AND WEIGHT

Join dietician Nur Ayoubi, RDN, for a free cooking demonstration to help you achieve and maintain weight loss goals through healthy lifestyle changes. The event takes place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 17 in Multipurpose Room B at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital. Registration is required by calling 734-285-7420.

Other ongoing events include:

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS

WHEN: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month
WHERE: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital-Main Lobby
No appointments necessary.

WHEN: 8-10 a.m. the second Monday of each month
WHERE: Lobby, Henry Ford Health Center-Brownstown, 23050 West Road
No appointments necessary.

$10 CHOLESTEROL SCREENINGS

WHEN: Noon-2 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month
WHERE: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital-Main Lobby
No appointments necessary.

GOOD YARN CLUB

WHEN: 5-8 p.m. Feb. 12 and March 11
WHERE: Surgical Services Conference Room, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

The Good Yarn Club is a new community charity knitting and crocheting group that meets for drop-in knitting and crocheting from 5-8 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month. The club has yarns and patterns to create life-changing items for the community. The group also is an officially registered “Knitted Knockers” group that creates breast prostheses for breast cancer survivors who cannot obtain a prosthesis due to cost. Yarn and patterns are provided. Participants should bring their own hooks or needles. All items created will be distributed to the Downriver community and throughout southeastern Michigan. Call 734-287-9902 for more information.

MENTAL ILLNESS SUPPORT GROUP

WHEN: 10 a.m. Feb. 19 and March 18
WHERE: 2 Allen Conference Room, Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital

The National Alliance for the Mental Ill (NAMI): The Nation’s Voice on Mental Illness offers meetings to provide support through counseling and fellowship; guidance in times of crisis; exchange of information concerning treatment; promotion of public awareness/serving as advocates for the needs of the mentally/emotionally ill and protecting the rights of all concerned with mental illness. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month. Call 313-292-3324 or 313-563-1245 for more information.

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