Hospital encourages residents to use its services

Here are some upcoming and recurring events held by Henry Ford Hospital -Wyandotte:

MEDICATION TAKE BACK DAY

Turn in your expired or unused medications for safe disposal during a Medication Take Back Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 26 at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital. The event is free. Call 734-246-6057 for more information.

DIABETES AWARENESS SEMINAR

Learn about the risk, prevention and management of diabetes during a free Diabetes Awareness Seminar from 6-7 p.m. Nov. 13. Healthy refreshments will be served. Registration is required by calling 734-246-6057.

FLU SHOTS

It’s not too early to prepare for flu season. Walk-in flu shots are offered beginning in the fall during normal business hours at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital and Henry Ford Health Center-Brownstown while supplies last. The $25 cost is covered by Medicare and HAP. Please bring your insurance card and driver’s license. Call the Flu Hotline at 734-246-9822 for details.

Other ongoing events include:

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

WHEN: 6 p.m. Nov. 21
WHERE: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital – Cardiovascular Outpatient Classroom

A free support group is available for anyone who provides care for a loved one and is interested in support, information and connections with local resources. Learn more at henryford.com/caregiversupportgroup or call 313-874-4838.

$10 CHOLESTEROL SCREENINGS

WHEN: 8-10 a.m. Nov. 11 and Dec. 9
WHERE: Lobby, Henry Ford Health Center-Brownstown, 23050 West Road
WHEN: 12-2 p.m. Nov. 13 and Dec. 11
WHERE: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital – Main Lobby

No appointments necessary-Total and HDL. 

BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS

WHEN: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.Nov. 13 and Dec. 11
WHERE: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital – Main Lobby

No appointments necessary.

BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP

WHEN: 1-2:30 p.m. Nov. 21 and Dec. 19
WHERE: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital – 3 Allen Conference Room

If you’re grieving a loved one, a free support group is available the third Thursday of each month. Call 586-276-9570 with questions.

STAND STEADY SEMINARS

WHEN: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Nov. 7
WHERE: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital – Multipurpose Room

Learn the impact of falls, how to make yourself and your home safe and simple exercises to do at home at this free fall prevention seminar. Register at henryford.com/standsteady or call 734-284-4499.

BARIATRIC SURGERY SEMINARS

WHEN: 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and Dec. 12
WHERE: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital – Multipurpose Room

Bariatric surgery can give you a new outlook on life and lifelong benefits. Join us for a free weight loss seminar and learn about preparation for bariatric surgery, postsurgical care, diet and exercise. Call 734-285-7420 to RSVP.

MANTRA MEDITATION

WHEN: 5-6:15 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month
WHERE: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital – Multipurpose Room

Introduction and benefits of meditation. Learn mantra meditations and take a stress reduction break. Everyone is welcome. Call 734-246-6057 to RSVP.

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