October
November

October 2017

AULTMAN HEALTH TALKS

4
Wednesday
Staying Healthy During Flu Season
Canton Christian Home • 6-7 p.m.
Nick Keller, Pharm.D. • Allie Dolan, Pharm.D.
Flu season is coming and many are preparing to fight of the bug again this year. Join us to learn which antibiotics and vaccines you need to protect yourself during this flu season. Refreshments will be provided.
10
Tuesday
Changing the Future of Cancer Treatment
Aultman Orrville • 6-7 p.m.
Janet Moore, BSN, RN, OCN • Aultman Clinical Trials
Learn about the history of the regulations governing clinical research and what the future holds. We will cover the different types of research, the reasons for clinical trials, and what it takes to be part of medical history.
10
Tuesday
Structural Heart Diseases
North Canton Medical Center • 6-7 p.m.
M. Rizwan Sardar, M.D. • Aultman Heart Center
Come meet part of the team with more heart! Dr. Sardar is trained is structural heart disease and has performed over 200 heart procedures. Come learn about the most up-to-date techniques and newest technology to treat cardiovascular and structural heart diseases.
11
Wednesday
Breast Health Awareness
North Canton Medical Center • 2-3 p.m.
Erin Meek, BSN, OCN, CN-BN • Shruti Trehan, M.D.
Learn what you need ot know about breast health awareness and breast cancer. Join us for a discussion about what makes a woman high risk for breast cancer and how that status impacts her mammogram screening routine.
11
Wednesday
Cataract Options & Solutions for Presbyopia
North Canton Medical Center • 6-7 p.m.
Sanjeev Dewan, M.D. • Ophthalmology
Cataracts cause blurry vision and are a leading cause of treatable blindness. Join us to learn about prevention of cataracts and the various treatment options available.
12
Thursday
Brain Fitness
Aultman West • 6-7 p.m.
Linda Griggs, MSN, RN-BC, ACNS-BC • Specialized Senior Services
The health of your brain plays an important role in your overall well-being. The brain changes with age, but its purpose does not. Join us to learn strategies to keep your brain functioning at its optimal level.
17
Tuesday
Balance for Seniors
North Canton Medical Center • 6-7 p.m.
Jeremy Cline, PT/OT • Aultman Therapy Services
We take our balance for granted, but it is a vital part of our daily lives. Come to learn balance training activities and exercises to reduce your risk of falling.
18
Wednesday
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
North Canton Medical Center • 6-7 p.m.
Jeffrey Prem, M.D. • Vascular Surgery
Abdominal aortic aneurysm, also known as AAA, is an enlarged area in the lower part of the aorta. Because the aorta is the body's main supplier of blood, a ruptured AAA can be life-threatening. Join us to learn about symptoms, causes, and treatment options for AAA.
19
Thursday
Be the Voice for Those you Love
Aultman West • 6-7 p.m.
Kathy Knobloch, MSN, RN • Assistant Professor, Clinical Liaison
Patient rights are rules of conduct, communication, and confidentiality that are meant to keep patients, and their information, safe while they are receiving care.Join us for an engaging discussion of how to advocate for your loved one's rights as a patient.
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Tuesday
Estate Planning
North Canton Medical Center • 6-7 p.m.
Sue Sokolowski, J.D., M.Tax
Do your loved ones know your wishes for after you have passed on? Join us to learn how to protect your estate from probate, achieve your objectives at death, and the basic estate planning documents to provide a framework for decisions if you are incapacitated, and the transfer of assests upon death.
25
Wednesday
Thyroid Disease
Aultman Orrville • 6-7 p.m.
Robert Hutson, M.D. • Dunlap Family Physicians
This small but mighty, buttefly-shaped gland controls many of your body's important functions. Join us for an engaging discussion of the many problems associated with the thyroid gland.
25
Wedensday
Mona Lisa Touch
North Canton Medical Center • 6-7 p.m.
JoAnn Krivetzky, M.D. • Gynecology
Make vaginal dryness a thing of the past! Join us for a discussion of the newest treatment options for this common ailment for women during and after menopause. Refreshments will be provided.
26
Thursday
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia(BPH): Minimally Invasive Treatment Options
North Canton Medical Center • 6-7 p.m.
Steven E. Ochs, M.D. • Urology One
Looking for relief from an enlarged prostate without medication or major surgery? Join us to learn about the UroLift System, a proven approach to BPH treatment that doesn't require ongoing medication or major surgery.
Presentations are intended for educational purposes only and are not intended for professional advice.
All programs are free and open to the public, but require reservations.
Call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up at www.aultman.org.
October
November

November 2017

AULTMAN HEALTH TALKS

1
Wednesday
Advance Directives: Decision Making
Aultman Orrville • 6-7 p.m.
Jeffrey Marsh, M.D. • Hospice & Palliative Care
Do you have a written plan stating the health care treatments you would or would not want if you could not speak for yourself? Learn about advance directives and your options for end-of-life decisions in this presentation.
8
Wednesday
Coping with Grief at the Holidays
Compassionate Care Grief Center • 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Conference Rooms A + B
Christine Scott, LISW-S, FT & Judy Smith, LPCC-S • Aultman Grief Services
Are you missing someone this holiday season? We will discuss grief at the holidays, as well as present some techniques for managing the season.
8
Wednesday
Lymphedema Management
North Canton Medical Center • 6-7 p.m.
Anna Frum, OTRL, CL • Aultman Therapy Services
Lymphedema, though not curable, is a treatable condition. Individuals experiencing swelling in the limbs can find it frustrating when trying to manage basic daily tasks. Symptoms can include difficulty walking, difficulty finding properly fitting clothes, and swelling and tightness of the skin. Join us to learn about various treatment options available.
9
Thursday
Are You a Mindful Eater?
Aultman Orrville • 6-7 p.m.
Bobbie Randall, MEd, RD, LD, CDE-AOH • Dietitian
The mindful eater loves food as much as the rest of us. The mindful eater is not on a diet. The mindful eater is not driven by desire for the next meal. The mindful eater is not controlled by food. The mindful eater controls the food they consume. Are you a mindful eater? If not, how do you become a mindful eater?
9
Thursday
Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease
Aultman West • 6-7 p.m.
Terry Tegtmeier, M.D. • Cardiology
Join us to learn how coronary artery disease develops and how plant-based nutrition has been shown to prevent, stop, and even reverse heart disease.
14
Tuesday
10 Steps to Managing Diabetes
Aultman West • 6-7 p.m.
Liz Heiser, RN • Certified Diabetes Educator
Diabetes now affects 29 million Americans. Discover some simple steps to keep it under control. Remember: knowledge is power.
15
Wednesday
Understanding Fibromyalgia
Aultman Orrville • 6-7 p.m.
Richard Tompkins, RN, FNP-BC • Aultman Orrville Dunlap Family Physicians
Fibromyalgia pain is widespread, chronic, and can range in intensity from mild to profound. It is a migrating pain, affecting different parts of the body at different times. Join us as we learn what it is and what can be done to get relief.
15
Wednesday
Lung Cancer Treatment Strategies
North Canton Medical Center • 6-7 p.m.
Raza A. Khan, M.D. • Oncologist
Suzanne Labuda, BSN, RN • Lung Cancer Navigator
November is lung cancer awareness month! Kknowledge is power, and it's the first step to taking charge of your health. Come learn the current recommendations for low-dose CT screening as well as up-to-date information on lung cancer incidence, prevention, and treatment strategies.
16
Thursday
Fibromyalgia
Aultman West • 6-7 p.m.
Mark Pellegrino, M.D. • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist
Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread muscle aches, sleep disorders, and fatigue. Learn ways to live with this debilitating condition.
21
Tuesday
Winter Skin Care
Aultman West • 6-7 p.m.
Katherine Welsh, MSN, RN, CWON • Enterstomal Therapist
Protecting your skin from the winter weather may mean adjusting your skin care products. Come learn how winter weather affects your skin and the best way to protect it.
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Tuesday
Mona Lisa Touch (Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause)
Aultman West • 6-7 p.m.
Joann Krivetzky, M.D. • Gynecologist
Make vaginal dryness a thing of the past! Come and learn more about this common problem for women during and after menopause. You will also find out about the newest treatment options.
30
Thursday
Neuropathy and Diabetes
North Canton Medical Center • 6-7 p.m.
Benjamin Nafziger, DPM • Podiatry/Foot and Ankle Surgery
WIth diabetes comes an increased risk for development of a range of problems in the lower extremeties. These problems are often related to two complications of diabetes: neuropathy (nerve damage) and peripheral vascular disease (poor circulation). We will discuss these conditions and treatments and how you can avoid complications associated with them.
Presentations are intended for educational purposes only and are not intended for professional advice.
All programs are free and open to the public, but require reservations.
Call 330-363-TALK (8255) or sign up at www.aultman.org.