Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Lakeview is hosting a range of free health and wellness sessions this month. All take place in the hospital’s second-floor conference center at 2900 N. Lake Shore Drive unless otherwise noted. Call 877-737-4636 to register.
How to deal with prescription addictions. Thu 6/5, 6:30-7:30 PM.
How to distinguish age-related memory loss from Alzheimer’s, and other truths about memory. Tue 6/10, 6:30-7:30 PM.
How to prevent and treat exercise-related injuries. Free shoulder screening follows. Thu 6/12, 6:30-8 PM, Rehabilitation and Fitness Center, 1525 W. Belmont.
How to exercise safely during pregnancy. Tue 6/17, 4:15-5:15 PM at the hospital’s Rehabilitation and Fitness Center, 1525 W. Belmont; register by 6/10.
How to handle the finances and judgment of aging adults. Thu 6/19, 2-3 PM.
The latest in headache treatment. Tue 6/24, 6:30-7:30 PM, the Hallmark, 2960 N. Lake Shore Drive; register by 6/19.
How to prevent running-related injuries by adding new exercises. Thu 6/26, 5:45-6:45 PM, Rehabilitation & Fitness Center, 1525 W. Belmont; register by 6/19.
What merits an ER visit? Ronna Atlas, R.N., nursing manager of the hospital’s emergency department, discusses when to go to the ER and how to prevent hospital visits. Thu 6/26, 6:30-7:30 PM, the Kenwood of Lake View, 3121 N. Sheridan; register by 6/18.
Get your prostate checked. Men 45-75 only; screening includes a risk-of-cancer blood test and a rectal exam. Results mailed to participants. Sat 6/28, 8:30-11:30 AM, first-floor radiation oncology department; register by 6/16.
For more information, contact Susan White at 773-665-3445 or Susan.White2@reshealthcare.org.