SSRH an­nounces Oc­to­ber events

Siloam Springs Herald Leader - - NEWS - From Staff Re­ports

Siloam Springs Re­gional Hos­pi­tal is of­fer­ing six com­mu­nity classes in the month of Oc­to­ber, cov­er­ing top­ics that range from per­sonal fi­nances to pre­pared child­birth.

Dr. Ashu Dhan­jal, car­di­ol­o­gist, will speak to Senior Cir­cle members about the car­di­ol­ogy ser­vices she of­fers at North­west Health Car­di­ol­ogy — Siloam Springs. The sem­i­nar will be at noon on Oct. 10 in­side Siloam Springs Re­gional Hos­pi­tal’s Class­room 1. The event is free to the pub­lic and lunch is pro­vided. To re­serve a space, call 479215-3125 by Oct. 8.

For those who want to learn more about bud­get de­vel­op­ment, money man­age­ment, wise use of credit, con­sumer pro­tec­tion and savvy sav­ings the “Keep­ing Your Fi­nances in Or­der” sem­i­nar is a per­fect fit. The sem­i­nar will be 1 p.m. Oct. 11 in Siloam Springs Re­gional Hos­pi­tal’s Class­room 2 with County Ex­ten­sion Agent Susan Pickle. Call 479-215-3125 to reg­is­ter to­day. Seat­ing is limited; please re­serve your space early.

Space is still avail­able for the AARP Driver’s Safety Class on Fri­day, Oct. 13 from 8:10 a.m.1 p.m. in­side Siloam Springs Re­gional Hos­pi­tal’s Class­room 1 at 603 N. Progress Ave. in Siloam Springs.

Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-AARP members. Pay­ments by cash or check are due the day of the class. Snacks and bev­er­ages will be pro­vided.

Driver’s safety classes are de­signed for driv­ers 55 and bet­ter. Com­ple­tion of the course qual­i­fies stu­dents for auto in­surance dis­counts in Arkansas and Ok­la­homa. If you are in­ter­ested in sign­ing up, call Aimee Mor­rell at 479-215-3125 or e-mail to Aimee_Mor­rell@ssrh.net.

Siloam Springs Re­gional Hos­pi­tal will of­fer a pre­pared child­birth class from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct. 21 in­side Siloam Springs Re­gional Hos­pi­tal Class­room 1. The class pre­pares moth­ers-to-be, their coach and fam­i­lies for child­birth. The 8-hour course is taught by Kay Smith, B.S., Cer­ti­fied Child­birth Ed­u­ca­tor and Cer­ti­fied La­bor Doula. The one-day class in­cludes the fol­low­ing top­ics:

• Com­fort mea­sures

• Breath­ing and re­lax­ation tech­niques

• La­bor part­ner train­ing

• Hos­pi­tal poli­cies and pro­ce­dures

• Over­view of the child­birth process and breast­feed­ing

• Tour of the Women’s and Chil­dren’s Unit

Those par­tic­i­pat­ing should bring one birthing coach, two pil­lows and a blan­ket to the class. Cost is $30 payable by cash or check; lunch and snacks are pro­vided. To reg­is­ter or to learn more, call Kay Smith at 479-644-1153.

Siloam Springs Re­gional Hos­pi­tal will present a Di­a­betic Nu­tri­tion Class and free lun­cheon at noon on Oct. 25.

The “Get Your Plate Into Shape” class is in Siloam Springs Re­gional Hos­pi­tal Class­room 1. Lunch is pro­vided. To reg­is­ter, call 479-215-3125 or email Aimee_Mor­rell@ssrh.net.

Bring your girl­friends and drop in from 3-7 p.m. at Siloam Springs Re­gional Hos­pi­tal for a Pink Party.

This free event is for women of all ages and in­cludes hors d’oeu­vres, pam­per­ing, prizes, a sur­vivors cel­e­bra­tion, imag­ing tours and op­tional on-the-spot mam­mo­grams for those who would like to be screened that day. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 479-2153420.

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